Mechanical Engineering Degree Apprentice

Recruiter
Leonardo Mw
Location
300, Capability Green, Luton, LU1 3PG
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
25 Oct 2019
Closes
28 Feb 2020
Ref
VAC001590882
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Vacancy Description

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 4 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.

Key Responsibilities

During the first two years of your employment, you will be required to share your time between the workplace and university. You will:
  • Learn how to design, manufacture and support advanced mechanical/electrical equipment
  • Develop Engineering knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • Practice the full engineering lifecycle


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to achieve high performance
  • Develop customer focus


Personal qualities

  • 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
  • Able to work together
  • Demonstrate self-awareness and confidence
  • Want continuous improvement


Desired qualifications

  • 3 x A levels (Grade A-C) (or equivalent)
  • Mandatory: Mathematics and either Physics or a Technology/Engineering subject
  • AND Preferred: another STEM subject

Plus
  • 5 GCSE grades 9 - 4 or grades A*- C or equivalent
  • Mandatory: English Language, maths and a Science subject Plus 2 subjects

N.B. If the applicant has no 'A levels' but has achieved a BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering we will accept the application, with the caveat around attending the maths bridging course which is "Based on your existing mathematics qualifications it may be required that you attend one of our universities maths Bridging Courses, which aims to ease the transition between college and university mathematics. The maths taught in this course does not carry any credit towards your degree. Each application will be considered individually in consultation with our partnering university."

Future prospects

Leonardo values people with a passion for technical analysis, judgement and problem-solving. We reward commitment with a competitive remuneration and flexible benefits package including:
  • Competitive starting salary
  • Annual incremental pay increases
  • 33 days holiday and flexible working arrangements
  • Pension scheme (Contributory)
  • Cycle to Work initiative


Things to consider

  • 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
  • https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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