Design Engineering - Graduate Apprenticeship - 7 posts - 16565
26 October 2018
Four years, starting in autumn 2019
Competitive starting salary
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 our 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's four year Design Engineering Graduate Apprenticeship
scheme in Edinburgh is 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
Leonardo values their people and we reward commitment with a
competitive remuneration and flexible benefits package
- Competitive starting salary
- Annual performance related pay increases
- 33 days holiday and flexible working arrangements
- Pension scheme (Contributory).
A career in the defence industry rewards over 162,000 people and
generates a £22billion turnover. This opportunity affords you the
chance to be part of a community, working with some of the most
talented engineers in the UK on some of the most exciting projects
What might a day in this job 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
- learn how to design, manufacture and support advanced avionic
- develop Engineering knowledge, skills and behaviours
- practice the full engineering lifecycle.
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
We need people who understand the importance of our customers
and are ready to commit to working in the business, whilst also
committing to a four year degree programme. 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.
Note: This Apprenticeship assumes the candidate has little
professional engineering experience is NOT suitable for candidates
who already have an engineering degree.
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
You must have (as a minimum) the following
- 4 Higher Grades (or equivalent): BBBB
- Mandatory: Mathematics
- Mandatory: Physics or a Technology subject
- Preferred: English and another STEM subject
- National 5 (A-C) or equivalent in English.
- A minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK
- Successfully complete SC security clearance.
Sunday 10 March.