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Engineering Technician (Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship)

Employer
BMW Group Plant Swindon
Location
Bridgend Road, Swindon, SN3 4PE
Salary
£14,333.00 - £27,000.00 annually
Closing date
29 Jan 2022

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
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You will need to be enthusiastic and well-disciplined as our apprenticeship is heavily focused on attitude and behaviour. In addition, you need to exhibit initiative, be reliable and conscientious. Excellent communication skills are essential, as is the ability to think logically and to work both independently and as part of a team.

Key accountabilities:

Graduate engineering technicians will complete a broad spectrum of placements throughout the business in the UK whilst also having the possibility for placements abroad. Placements cover many aspects of the business such as:
  • Toolroom Processes
  • Supplier liaison/problem solving
  • Maintenance Planning
  • Series Planning
  • Manufacturing process and facility planning (Both electrical and mechanical)
  • Metrology - computer aided measurement and analysis
  • Logistics Planning (Automatic Guided Vehicles)
  • Production Processes & Planning

The placements give you the chance to experience the business as a whole whilst carrying out business relevant projects alongside your study. You will have the opportunity to workfor a world-class global automotive manufacturer, networking with people of different nationalities and havingthe opportunity to put theory directly into practice.

In your first year, you will undertake practical training as well as working towards a Level 3 BTEC Award in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and a NVQ Level 4 in Engineering and Manufacturing. You will be expected to successfully complete an honours degree in Engineering during years 2 - 4 of your apprenticeship which is fully funded by the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Excellent communication skills are essential, as is the ability to think logically and to work both independently and as part of a team.

Personal qualities

  • Ability to think logically
  • Enthusiastic
  • Well disciplined
  • Show initiative
  • Reliable
  • Conscientious

You will need to be enthusiastic and well-disciplined as our apprenticeship programme is heavily focused on attitude and behaviour. In addition, you need to exhibit initiative, be reliable and conscientious.

Desired qualifications

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades B/6 or above (or equivalent)including maths and English.

A minimum of 2 A Levelsat grade C (or above) or a BTEC level 3 (60 credits plus) or equivalent in a relevant Engineering or Technology discipline(or equivalent)

Future prospects

Your career with BMW Group will be designed to meet individual aspirations and the business needs of an internationally recognised company.

You start on a business awareness programme followed by career focussed training on the relevant departments:
  • Technical and Maintenance to Body in White (BIW), Paint and Assembly operations
  • A maintenance role within highly automated production facilities


Things to consider

Personal development within the BMW Group never stops! This begins with vocational courses and continues with selective training throughout your career.

A BMW Apprenticeship offers multiple career choices and enables you to make the most of your abilities.

As part of your application, you have been asked to upload specific documents. If you do not attach these, your application will not be progressed.

You must also be able to provide proof of your legal right to work in the UK, if you are not a UK or European passport holder.

The next stages of the recruiting process could include online testing and an assessment centre.

Any further questions? Email us on hr.services.recruitment@bmwgroup.co.uk
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