New apprenticeship opportunities at local manufacturing firm

Peterborough-based chemicals manufacturer Safapac is hunting for two new engineering apprentices to work in its Stapledon Road production facility, in what is a jobs boost for the local economy.

Responsibilities include ensuring planned preventative maintenance procedures are completed and accurately documented, ensuring plant compliance with health and safety regulations, carrying out repairs and assisting the engineering manager in delivering projects within agreed timeframes, such as new installations.

Safapac will provide successful applicants, who will work a shift system including some evenings and weekends, with full training and career progression opportunities.

“These exciting vacancies will suit people who enjoy a challenge and have a passion for engineering,” says Safapac’s HR Director Caroline Rees. “If you are looking for purpose or direction at work, or are simply someone wishing to retrain and do something different then we want to hear from you.”

Safapac prides itself on developing new talent and sees recruitment from the Peterborough area as an investment in its future. Its manufacturing facility is working at full capacity due to a number of high profile new business wins, creating the apprentice opportunities.

Safapac MD Barry Cornett added: “We will shape the successful candidates into skilled, highly trained engineers. As the positions available are apprenticeships no previous experience is required. What matters is a willingness to learn and the ability to work as part of a team.”

To fill its apprentice vacancies Safapac is partnering with West Anglia Training Association (WATA), one of the leading training providers in the UK, which will help train the successful applicants.

To view full job descriptions for the engineering apprentices and apply visit Those interested can also send their CVs to Safapac’s HR Director Caroline Rees for review via