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Apprentice 1

  • GE Aviation
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 12/6/2017 6:48:55 AM
  • 3038527
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United Kingdom; Cardiff


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

It is not about your career… it is not about your job title… it is about who you are…. It is about the impact you are going to make on the world. You want to go into uncharted waters… do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better. GE has been doing that for decades! We will continue to do so! We are the world’s digital industrial company.

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you!

Role Summary:
GE Aviation Wales are offering high quality 3 year Apprenticeships in:


  • Aerospace Mechanical Engineering,
  • Aerospace Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (Machining)


Our apprenticeships are in partnership with Coleg y Cymoedd, Nantgarw campus, commencing September 2018. This is a brilliant opportunity within a well-established, global aviation company based in Nantgarw, Cardiff.

Essential Responsibilities:
Please state a preference for either Aerospace, Electrical or Manufacturing on your cover letter.


The Engineering Apprenticeships are demanding schemes, which require analytical skills, a logical mind, numeracy, communication skills, teamwork, good manual dexterity, problem solving skills and the ability to read and interpret diagrams and instructions.


The apprenticeships will be broken down as follows:


Year 1 – Full time at Coleg y Cymoedd
Year 2 – Four days on site at GE Aviation with day release to college
Year 3 – Full time at GE Aviation


Upon completion, qualifications achieved will be both a BTEC Level 3 and NVQ Level 3 in the relevant fields.


Successful candidates will be considered for the three apprenticeships available and offered the one most suitable to their skill sets.


Salary details:
Circa £10k rising to circa £17k

Qualifications/Requirements:
Applicants must have, or expect to achieve, a minimum of 5 GCSEs, at least Grade C or above, to include Mathematics, English Language and Science. BTEC in Science will also be considered.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf



Desired Characteristics:
B in Mathematics or a recognised engineering/technology qualification such as BTEC Level 2 Engineering or City and Guilds Level 2 Engineering.



Locations: United Kingdom; Cardiff

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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