Awe Plc

Manufacturing Engineering Degree Apprenticeship - Degree (Level 6)

Awe Plc (Employer)

Awe Plc (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,500.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Thursday: 8.25 hours Alternate Fridays: 8 hours
48 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
Manufacturing engineer (degree) (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
20 January 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will develop the knowledge & people skills to enable the design & manufacture of a wide range of products, materials and tools to support our mission. Our operations include precision component manufacture, fabrication, explosive formulation, fissile material production, rubbers & plastics, and warhead assembly & disassembly.


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.

Skills Required

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

Qualifications Required

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
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