Manufacturing – Modern Apprenticeship - 8 posts - 16569
26 October 2018
Three 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 three year Manufacturing Apprenticeship provides a
wealth of learning and development opportunities including an NC in
Engineering Systems, SVQ Level 2 (PEO) and SVQ Level 3 (Engineering
technical support). Working with world-leading specialists, you
will increase your technical skills and capability, and develop
your academic and practical understanding of the diverse world that
is manufacturing and supply chain.
Leonardo values its people and we reward commitment with a
competitive remuneration and flexible benefits package
- Competitive starting salary
- Annual incremental pay increases
- 3 performance related pay reviews in the two years following
- 33 days holiday and flexible working arrangements
- Pension scheme (Contributory)
- Cycle to Work initiative
- Free gym membership.
A career in the defence industry rewards over 162,000 people and
generates a £22billion turnover. Come and be a part of a community
and work with some of the most talented engineers in the UK on some
of the most exciting projects around.
What might a day in this job look like?
You will undertake a series of three-month rotational placements
- covering Mechanical Assembly, Electromechanical Assembly, Electro
Optic Assembly, Environmental Facility, Material Supply and
Logistics, Master Production Scheduling, Industrial Engineering and
Machine Shop - that will springboard you into the world of
manufacturing and teach you how to build and test industry-leading
radar and laser systems. You'll experience how we manage the flow
of material through our supply chain and how we ensure the process
is as efficient as possible.
You will be working within cutting-edge facilities and there may
also be opportunities for travel between the company's UK sites and
to meet with colleagues, customers and suppliers.
What will I learn?
Years 1 and 2:
During your first five months you will be attending college
full-time to complete an SVQ Level 2. Once back on-site, you will
conduct rotational placements where you will gather real work
evidence such as written logs describing day-to-day tasks completed
and highlighting the key engineering competencies you have
demonstrated. The SVQ Level 3 will require you to complete a folder
of this evidence, demonstrating your development into a
well-rounded technician/engineer through on-the-job training and
are gaining the essential practical skills to succeed. During this
time, you will also be attending college on day release to gain the
academic qualifications required by the Apprenticeship
Having gained broad experience across Leonardo, you will
undertake a final placement, with on-the-job training being more
focused on a particular discipline.
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
You must have (as a minimum) the following academic
4 National 5 (A-C) or National 4 (or equivalent):
- Mandatory: Mathematics or Physics and English
- Plus another two subjects, preferably technological subjects
e.g. Graphic Communication, Product Design, Craft & Design,
Tech Studies, Computing, Woodwork, Metalwork etc.
- A minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK
- Successfully complete SC security clearance.
- Ability to achieve high performance
- Want continuous improvement
- Develop customer focus
- Able to work together
- Demonstrate self-awareness and confidence
- A passion for technical analysis, judgement and
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