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JOB TITLE: Operations Graduate (J002629)
COMPANY: Morris Lubricants
LOCATION: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
SALARY: £26,000

With a proud heritage dating back to 1869, Morris Lubricants is one of the largest privately-owned manufacturers of high-quality lubricants in Europe. For 150 years we have developed a global reputation for delivering the highest quality products and services across a range of market sectors in more than 90 countries worldwide.

Our Head Office and main production facilities are based in the centre of Shrewsbury.

Further information on the company history and products can be found on our website at:

Morris Lubricants is a trading division of Paterson Enterprises Limited.

Working with Discovery, our recruitment and training partner, we are offering a unique opportunity for an intelligent, inquisitive and agile graduate to join our graduate training programme. Based at our Head Office in Shrewsbury, this 2-year fixed term graduate training programme will provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your potential and uncover your strengths whilst learning from and supporting management across our key departments.

Our graduate programme has been designed to maximise performance through a structured training and development path which will include a mix of on-the-job training, external development activities and one-to-one mentoring.

Business, operational and product knowledge will be gained through rotation of the key company departments. Subject to business requirements and performance, this role offers the potential to become part of our management team in the future. During your time with us job opportunities that become available and that align with your areas of interest and skills will be discussed with you.

To support your personal and professional development, following successful completion of a 6-month probationary period, you will be enrolled on a Discovery management training programme.


  • Starting salary, circa £26,000.
  • Full-time holiday entitlement starting at 23 days per year, plus the bank and public holidays, increasing with service.
  • Generous pension scheme (employer 10% and employee 3% contribution) with life assurance up to 10 x salary (after three months’ service).
  • Company sick pay (after 6 months’ service) and paid time off for most medical and dental appointments.
  • Company shares scheme (subject to certain qualifying conditions).
  • Healthcare cashback plan including an Employee Assistance Programme (24/7 telephone helpline) (discretionary and after 3 months’ service).
  • Free private on-site parking.
  • Free refreshments.

We welcome applications from individuals who possess the following:

  1. We are seeking a graduate that holds a 2.2 degree (or higher) completed within the last 3 years.
  2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  3. Confident, self-motivated, organised and results oriented.
  4. Ability to make reasoned decisions.
  5. Flexible, adaptable and a team player with a ‘can do’ attitude who can also take the initiative.
  6. Ability to multi-task and prioritise.
  7. Comfortable working to deadlines and in a fast-paced environment.
  8. Ability to work with people at all levels and from all backgrounds.
  9. Good working knowledge of MS Office applications.


Proposed start date: 1st July 2024 onwards.

This is a full-time position offered on a 2-year fixed term contract.

Normal hours of work are 8.45am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday (36.25 hours per week) with an unpaid break of 1 hour for lunch.

Notice period after successful completion of 6-month probationary period will be 4 weeks for the period of the fixed term contract.

As this role may include some UK travel ideally you will hold and maintain a valid driving licence.


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All applications will be processed through Discovery, the retained managing consultants. Due to high volumes of applications, only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews.

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