What will the apprentice be doing?
The role of Manufacturing Engineer within this area of business is to realise product design, delivering and managing process and tooling designs / improvements and introduction. This will include the creation and configuration of manufacturing process documentation in accordance with appropriate procedures and legislation within a highly regulated environment to operate safely, efficiently & in an environmentally sustainable way.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will develop a fundamental and core knowledge of engineering / science principles and practices and will be able to demonstrate discipline skills commensurate with your role that typically will include design, plant performance enhancements, operational management, project management and maintenance of safety standards utilising analytical thinking to provide innovative solutions.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
As an apprentice with AWE, you will be offered a permanent contract from day one. Following the successful completion of the programme, you will move into a role within the business. This is typically a role where you have completed a placement as a part of the programme. From here, you will build your career as an AWE employee.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Respect for Confidentiality, Independent Worker, Supportive Attitude to Change, Open to Feedback, Health & Safety Aware, Enthusiastic, Long Concentration Span
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Relevant Level 3 (Grade Pass) Desired