Ordnance, Munitions and Explosives (OME) Trials Manager Apprenticeship Level 4 - Higher (Level 4)

QinetiQ (Employer)

University of Wales: Trinity Saint David (Training Provider)

Annual wage £15,000.00
37.0 hours per week 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
2 years (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
1 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A high performing team of multi-disciplinary engineers delivering critical test and evaluation of defence related Ordnance Munitions and Explosives products. You will develop the necessary skills to simulate some of the most challenging environments in the world to ensure that the systems are ultimately safe and suitable for release to service.


What will the apprentice be doing?

he day to day activities are predominantly carried out at MOD Eskmeals however you will be expected on occasions to travel to complete trials work at any other QinetiQ or customer sites.

You will be responsible for the effective design, planning and execution of dynamic trial activities. You will assist the Project Manager or Technical Lead with the completion, submission and presentation of all safety related documentation in accordance with QinetiQ procedures.

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

Apprenticeship title: Level 4 OME Apprenticeship

Site: MOD Eskmeals

Training provider: Trinity St David, University of Swansea


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The successful candidate will work within the Trials Management team at MOD Eskmeals as a Trainee Trials Manager, responsible for supporting the successful delivery of all trials being carried out.

As a minimum the trainee will spend time carrying out relevant research (e.g. dialogue, raw data review, customer interaction, etc.), Trial Design & Planning (e.g. formation of Trial Plans and/or Trial Instructions from customer supplied specifications etc.), Execution (under the supervision of a competent Trials Manager).

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths, English Language, Science and 2 others (Grade A*-C/5-9) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths, Science and one other (Grade C's or above) Essential
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About the employer

QinetiQ is a world-renowned defence and security technology company. We're devoted to solving seemingly impossible problems and developing highly commercial products for customers across the globe.

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