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Higher Apprentices (Engineering - Mechanical & Electrical)

Requisition ID 131389BR Date updated 02/19/2019
Higher Engineering Apprentices - Mechanical/Electrical
Broughton, Nr Chester

Summary of role:
An exciting opportunity to become a skilled designer within Raytheon’s Airborne ISR business.
The first year apprenticeship will be based full time in college Coleg Cambria completing the compulsory key skills of an apprenticeship.
Years two and three are based in Raytheon’s design office in Broughton learning from the wealth of experienced engineers and contributing and having ownership to produce solutions to real world customer issues.
Learning is made up of work based projects with day release to college.
On completion of the third year the candidate will have a foundation degree in engineering and a level 4 NVQ extended diploma.
Possibility for further study to full degree level within the third year or through future development plans.

Candidate Requirements:

Essential:

It is required that applicants will have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs Grade 4 or above which include Maths, English and a Science subject.
It is expected that applicants will have achieved a minimum of 2 A Levels or equivalent in STEM subjects at Grade C or above.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to show your own initiative.
Good problem solving abilities.
Good team working skills , ability to take a proactive approach to dealing with day to day tasks
Attention to detail, detail-orientated & efficient.
Customer focus, aware of deadlines and good time management.
Ability to gather and collate information
Ability to work under own initiative, to take the lead of your own requirements within the project.

Desirable:
Experience with CATIA V5/SOLIDWORKS/Creo and AutoCAD or other cad packages.
Draughting experience.
Knowledge of systems in an aerospace environment - such as avionics, electrical power and mechanical, fabrication and machining.

Eligible for or holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required)

About Raytheon:
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.
Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:
25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).

Diversity:
Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I council, Reservist Network etc. and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

131389
Relocation Eligible
No

Clearance Type
SC

Expertise
Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
Engineering Technology
Flight & Aircraft
General Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Type Of Job
Fixed Term

Work Location
United Kingdom - Broughton

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