“Our wealth is not our machines or a bank account, but the knowledge, the skills and the commitment of our employees”—founder of the Company, Carl Benscheidt (1911). 

Who wouldn’t want to work for a company that values their employees like this? GreCon Limited, based in Blaydon, are the leading provider of industrial fire prevention and process measurement systems across the UK & Ireland. GreCon is adding to their team via Gateshead Council LearningSkills award-winning apprenticeship recruitment service. A £3,000 cash incentive is available for employers to recruit cost effective apprentices until April 2021. GreCon Limited is part of the Fagus-GreCon group, the global leader in fire prevention and industrial process measurement. The company has a proven track record of over 28 years in the UK & Ireland, delivering engineered turnkey solutions to customers across many industries.

Their fire prevention technology protects industrial premises, process and people, detecting and extinguishing ignition sources, making workplaces safer and enabling uninterrupted production. Their measurement solutions help customers improve product quality in their production processes, using proven German engineering to reduce material and energy costs, ultimately maximising operational efficiency.  The company operates across a diverse range of vertical markets, including the wood-based panel industry, wood product manufacturing, food, non-woven, engineering, renewable fuels and recycling. 

Managing Director Jonathan Hamill commented about the opportunity, “Our founder believed that the real wealth of a company is the skills of its employees. We, therefore attach great importance to personal development. This apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking organisation and a modern and global employer. We offer training, support and the opportunity to be part of a great team and a successful business.”

GreCon is currently recruiting a business administration level 3 apprentice with a weekly salary of £166. This is one of the most popular apprenticeships available, and Gateshead Council LearningSkills are encouraging applicants to get in touch quick. You will be working at their site in Blaydon and will have regular visits from your apprenticeship assessor. Grecon will give you real job experience with an opportunity to spend time learning new skills to progress in your job. There is a full-time role available for the right candidate to complete their work to a good standard. If you would like to apply please call Alex Helm on 07825 552 087, email apprenticeships@gateshead.gov.uk or apply via Facebook link www.facebook.com/job_opening/200707731772061/?source=share