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Trainee Production Technician

Date:  21-Jun-2022
Company:  DWR Cymru Cyfyngedig Welsh Water Plc
City:  Dolbemaen

Dolbemaen, Wales, GB, LL51 9PJ

Job Requisition Number                              3192                                                                              
Work Type Permanent
Job Function Operational
Salary Range £19,209.00 -£26,873.00 
Base Dolbenmaen
Closing date 23:59 - 05/07/2022


Who we are


Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water keep 3 million people healthy each day with safe, reliable water, and take away wastewater to clean, before returning it safely to our beautiful rivers and seas.


To be able to deliver high quality, essential services which help to protect the health of our customers, colleagues and our environment, we need the right people to deliver on our vision.  This is achieved by living our core values and demonstrating the core behaviours that underpin them.  The security of our people, assets and information is key to us, so we are looking for people who understand and comply with the company’s required security objectives.


We know that the most successful teams are the most diverse teams. Equality, diversity and inclusion provide the very foundation to our culture at Welsh Water. We want every individual to feel confident, proud and able to bring their whole selves to work. 


To ensure an improved representation in our workforce, applications are particularly welcome from minority groups including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people, Females, LGBT+, Non-binary and people with disabilities. Together we continue to build a workplace that not only celebrates the diverse voices of our colleagues but also represents each customer we serve.


In essence, ours is a company based on trust, openness, respect, commitment and honesty. A company that our colleagues are proud to work for.

What you’ll be responsible for


We a recruitng a trainee production technician to join or team. A key element of this role will be operating our treatment works and associated pumping stations to health and safety requirements. 


As part of your development, your training will consist of both practical and theory based learning. Trainees will complete a competency programme delivered by our training teams. 


What you'll be learning


  • How to control chemical and other stock levels and consumables by control management of purchasing.
  • Inducting, supervising and managing outside contractors carrying out maintenance on our equipment.
  • Planning work with our supervisors while making sure we don't interrupt service to our customers.

About you


A minimum of Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent) is required for this role. You will be required to show proof of your qualifications should you be offered the role.

Good to know


The programme length is 18 months. 



As well as a market competitive salary and 25 days annual leave allowance (plus bank holidays), we offer a range of employee benefits and rewards including:


  • Variable pay schemes (your salary will always stay the same, but depending on the performance of the company you could receive a yearly bonus)
  • Enhanced employer pension contributions – Up to 11% employer contributions
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • Progression opportunities, including the ability to apply for additional training.
  • An assigned mentor throughout your apprenticeship programme.
  • Reduction on gym memberships and high street shopping
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car-leasing scheme
  • Health CashBack scheme
  • An employee assistance programme for employees and their immediate family





Dŵr Cymru Cyf, a limited company registered in Wales No. 2366777. Registered office: Linea, Fortran Road, St. Mellons, Cardiff CF3 0LT

© Dŵr Cymru Cyf 2019.

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