Meggitt Aerospace Limited

Engineering Technician Apprentice - Stevenage - 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 Year 1: Residential at the MTC with accommodation provided. Monday-Thursday: 8.30am - 4.30pm Friday: 8.30am - 3.30pm. Years 2-4: Stevenage site Monday-Thursday 7:30am – 4:15pm (45 minute unpaid break) Friday 7:30am – 12:30pm (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 an Engineering Technician Apprentice, you’ll be working within the Manufacturing Engineering team. You’ll assist in the development and manufacturing of Meggitt’s products, as you get hands on experience and learn what it takes to be a successful Engineer in an innovative organisation.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

On this rotational Engineering Technician Apprenticeship you will learn a wide breadth of skills including engineering principles and theory to help you understand ‘why’ things work. As well as hands on machine use as you explore ‘how’ they work.

You will gain experience in:

  • Fitting and assembly – including valves, wheels and breaks for aircraft and turbines
  • A breadth of engineering machinery, including milling, lathes, electro, pneumatic and hydraulic systems and many more
  • Mechanical assemblies and maintenance of mechanical systems
  • The preparation and use of industrial robots
  • Basic principles and techniques of Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • The applications and principles of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)

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, Logical, 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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