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Manufacturing Engineering Degree Apprenticeship - Derby

East Midlands   •   £12,657 pa   •  Apprenticeship

Key Selling Bullet Point 1

  • Undertake internal job-specific training courses over the remaining three years as well as studying for your university qualification on day-release.
  • Practical knowledge in areas such as introducing new products or controlling change to existing manufacturing processes, acquiring new technology and continuous improvement.

About us

Our  high-performance,  integrated  power  solutions  are  at  the  cutting  edge  of  technology.  From  powering  huge  commercial  vessels  to  nuclear  submarines,  supersonic  fighter  jets  to  highly  efficient  passenger  planes,  or  rail  locomotives  to  luxury  yachts,  we  go  above  and  beyond  to  create  better.  

And  it's  all  thanks  to  our  people.  Whether  they  work  in  engineering  or  finance,  manufacturing  or  project  management,  our  50,000-strong  team  work  together  to  deliver  excellence  in  the  air,  on  land  and  at  sea,  to  customers  in  150  nations  around  the  world.

Why work for us

Joining  us  as  an  intern  or  graduate  means  you  could  be  working  on  awe-inspiring  innovative  projects,  driving  business-critical  initiatives  and  learning  from  world-class  professionals.  

Wherever  you  choose  to  hone  your  knowledge  and  develop  expertise,  you’ll  be  part  of  a  company  with  a  future  every  bit  as  exciting  as  its  history.

Job Description

The  beginning  of  our  four-year  programme  will  see  you  undertake  foundation  training  at  a  further  education  college,  which  will  give  you  a  broad  appreciation  of  manufacturing  engineering  principles.  After  this,  you'll  be  ready  to  embark  on  a  series  of  six-month  placements.  
You'll  undertake  internal  job-specific  training  courses  over  the  remaining  three  years  as  well  as  studying  for  your  university  qualification  on  day-release.  All  of  this  will  give  you  practical  knowledge  in  areas  such  as  introducing  new  products  or  controlling  change  to  existing  manufacturing  processes,  acquiring  new  technology  and  continuous  improvement.  You'll  learn  how  to  manage  projects  and  costs,  how  to  design  and  validate  manufacturing  processes,  solve  engineering  problems,  and  implement  quality  assurance  methods.
Our  Manufacturing  Engineers  are  amongst  the  best  in  their  field.  To  develop  some  of  the  most  advanced  manufacturing  processes  in  the  world,  they  have  to  be.  They  work  across  Aerospace,  Marine  and  Nuclear  technology,  and  you'll  join  them  in  one  of  those  businesses.  
Turning  our  designs  into  reality,  you'll  learn  from  engineers,  customers,  suppliers  and  operations  specialists  in  every  part  of  Rolls-Royce  around  the  globe,  so  you'll  enjoy  plenty  of  exposure  as  you  gain  the  experience  you  need  to  become  a  vital  part  of  our  future.  All  while  taking  advantage  of  on-and-off-the-job  training,  a  competitive  salary  and  amazing  opportunities  to  grow  your  career.

The Successful Applicant

Our  Degree  Apprentices  need  to  be  passionate  about  manufacturing  engineering.  So,  you  should  be  analytical,  motivated  and,  most  importantly,  endlessly  curious  about  how  things  are  made.  
You'll  also  have  to  be  numerate  and  process-focused  ?  something  you'll  have  proven  with  an  impressive  set  of  exam  results.  We  look  for  three  A-Levels  at  A*  to  B  in  Maths  and  either  Physics,  Chemistry  or  Engineering,  or  an  Engineering-focused  Level  3  Extended  BTEC.

What's on Offer

• A  competitive  salary  starting  from  £12,657  a  year
• A  competitive  pension,  and  33  days'  holiday  per  year  (inclusive  of  Bank  Holidays)
• Career  support  from  day  one
• A  debt-free  bachelor's  degree  and  nationally-recognised  qualifications
Closing  date:  2nd  March  2018