Contract: Four years, starting in autumn 2023
Salary: £20,500 per annum
Closing Date: Friday 24 March 2023
You will learn how to design, manufacture and support advanced avionic equipment, develop engineering knowledge, skills and behaviours and practice the full engineering lifecycle. You will study at the University of Strathclyde for completion of a BEng (Hons) in Engineering: Design & Manufacture through a mixture of work based learning, distance learning and day release.
Leonardo is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. We are globally renowned and are continually expanding, offering exciting opportunities to talented people who want to work at the forefront of technology. Across our technical, engineering and business functions you can look forward to working with highly skilled professionals that are passionate about their work.
Leonardo values people that look to always develop throughout their career and along with an eager willingness to learn, a successful apprenticeship with us involves a drive to deliver results, sometimes from your own initiative, a patience for problem solving, as well as a need to comply with safety instructions and clear process compliance at all times. We view commitment to programme and learning objectives very highly.
What might a day in this role look like?
During the first two years of your employment, you will be required to spend up to one day a month at University. You will:
The final positions will be within Radar and Advanced Targeting Sector in Edinburgh.
What will I learn?
You will study at the University of Strathclyde for completion of a BEng (Hons) in Engineering: Design & Manufacture through a mixture of work-based learning, distance learning and day release at University. On completion, you should have met the requirements for Incorporated Engineer as part of the way to gaining Chartered Engineer status.
At the end of the programme, you will work as a highly qualified member of our Engineering community in a discipline such as electronics, mechanical, test, support and systems engineering.
What qualifications/skills are required?
We are looking for people who understand the importance of communication, who are able to work well as part of a team and also on their own initiative. You will have the drive and commitment to work through difficult problems to find the right engineering solutions.
You must have (as a minimum) the following qualifications:
Please note that in order to apply for this opportunity you must be eligible for UK Security Clearance. Normally this is to the level of Security Check (typically known as “SC”) for our business which includes having a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK.