Rail freight apprentices sought for DB Schenker Rail UK
Posted: 1 June 2012 | | No comments yet
DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd is seeking eight apprentices from across the UK to become operational rail freight leaders of the future…
DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd is seeking eight apprentices from across the UK to become operational rail freight leaders of the future.
This is the second year in a row that DB Schenker Rail UK has run an apprenticeship scheme, making it an established route for young people to start a career with the company.
A full training programme will be provided for the successful applicants, lasing two years for assistant production manager apprentices and three years for operational management trainee apprentices.
The locations where apprentices are sought for are: Acton, Bescot, Dollands Moor/Hoo Junction, Doncaster, Knottingley, Mossend, Newport and Westbury.
Starting salaries are £12k for operational management trainee apprentices and £25+k for assistant production manager apprentices.
Alain Thauvette, Chief Executive of DB Schenker Rail UK, said: “The railway industry constantly evolves and recruiting young talent to join it is extremely important. These apprenticeship opportunities will allow successful applicants to get onto the railway, learn about this industry, and find out what it needs to deliver for its customers while receiving professional training. We look forward to starting the careers of eight exceptional young people later this year.”
Applications can be made through the careers section of the DB Schenker Rail UK website at www.rail.dbschenker.co.uk
The closing date for applications is Sunday 15 July 2012.