Meggitt Aerospace Limited

Design Engineering Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Meggitt Aerospace Limited (Employer)

The Mtc - Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £15,000.00
37.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday 8:30am – 5:00 pm (with a 30 minute unpaid break) Fridays 8:30 am – 1:30 pm (with no break)
4 years (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Engineering technician (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
31 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As a Design Engineering Apprentice, you will work within the Polymer Seals Team, working across design projects, and providing engineering support to the wider business. You’ll assist in the design, modification and researching of Polymer and Composite parts for the aerospace industry.


What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Design Engineering Apprentice at Meggitt, you will embark on a 4 year rotational programme. You’ll gain experience across a range of manufacturing skills, including design and modification as you help in the development of aerospace components.

Responsibilities include:

  • Understanding the requirements for aerospace parts and providing relevant design solutions
  • Modifying existing parts in line with your customers’ requirements
  • Defining which tests are required to ensure validated and successful components
  • Support other team functions with insight including Engineering, Operations, Strategic Purchasing and New Product Introduction (NPI)
  • Support in the creation of monthly reports for team and department meetings
  • Attend face-to-face meeting with your customers and suppliers
  • Research into the aerospace market
  • You will also get specialist training into Polymer and Composite technology and Aerospace procedures

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will study for a Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship across this 4 year programme. You will spend Year 1 studying at the Manufacturing Technology Centre. Monday - Thursday between 8.30am - 4.30pm, Friday between 8.30am - 3.30pm.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After successful completion of your apprenticeship, Meggitt will review further employment opportunities and potential for higher education training available to you – dependant on your performance.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent STEM Subject (Grade C/4) Essential
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