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Job Title : LOCKHEED MARTIN UK: Test Equipment Development Engineering Apprentice
Employer : Lockheed Martin UK Insys Limited
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 2HD
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Electrical Engineering
Vacancy Reference : VAC-11694
Brief Description : Lockheed Martin are looking to recruit now for an electrical electronic technical apprentice in Test Equipment Development to start in September 2019.

 

Qualifications Required : •2 A-Levels at C or above in Mathematics and Physics
•OR - BTEC Level 3 Diploma in a relevant Engineering discipline at Merit or above, including Further Maths,
•OR - Equivalent Level 3 qualification in a related subject.
•IT proficient (ideally Microsoft Office)
•A strong communicator, both written and verbal.
Vacancy Detail : Lockheed Martin are looking to recruit an electrical electronic technical apprentice in Test Equipment Development.

Onsite training at Lockheed Martin UK Ampthill will see the individual embedded into various projects and functional roles, to allow the full design lifecycle to be captured and employed. This will also provide the individual the opportunity to select where within the Test team they would like to pursue a post apprenticeship career, allowing any specialised training or development to be undertaken.

Typical duties could include:
•Electronic prototyping and wiring
•Interpreting product test requirements to develop test equipment.
•Test procedure development.
•Designing or outsourcing Electronic test equipment
•Testing product
•Ensuring that configuration management of test equipment is maintained
•Making or building bespoke test equipment
•Functional testing of test equipment units and fault-finding product
•Attending offsite trials and demonstrations

The apprenticeship will entail continued study at college, which will lead to the completion of the following qualifications:•Level 3 NVQ in Engineering (started at college and completed in the workplace)
•HNC completed at end of second year (via day release)
•HND completed at end of third year (via day release)
•Potential option to start BSc in fourth year (via day release, subject to confirmation apprenticeship extension to 5 years)
Further qualifications are fully encouraged by LMUK Ampthill post apprenticeship, with a robust mentoring programme firmly established on site. Professional accreditation is also proactively encouraged, with mentoring, support and guidance provided.


Work place deployments consist of (but not limited to) the following Business Areas:
•Test Equipment Development Team
•Production Factory Acceptance Test Team
•Vehicles
•Special Projects
•Electrical SIL
•Test Equipment Development Lab

Phase 1, Two year day release at college to gain HNC, supported by business area deployment in various departments to obtain a broad spectrum of experience.
Phase 2, One year day release at college to gain HND, supported by focused business area deployment.
Phase 3, Up to two years day release, at a local university, to gain a recognised Electrical/Electronic related degree supported by specialised business area deployment.

CANDIDATES MUST INCLUDE A CV TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE - AS ONLY A CV WILL BE SUBMITTED TO LOCKHEED MARTIN FOR THIS ROLE. WITHOUT THIS, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT GO ANY FURTHER.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 37.5hrs pw Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Salary : £279.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 17/02/2019
Possible Start Date : 02/09/2019
Personal Qualities : A highly motivated individual
A strong communicator, both written and verbal
Skills Required : •Engineering experience through education, especially practical (workshop) experience.
•Computer Aided Design (CAD) experience through education.
•Production of engineering drawings, especially in line with British Standard (BS) 8888
•Electrical Engineering experience through education, especially with regard to British and International Standards.
Future Prospects : To continue to progress with the company. Gaining more experience, a better understanding and continue to work towards more qualifications.
Training to be Provided : The qualifications you will study to achieve will depend on your chosen pathway, and include:

NVQs (work-based learning)
•Electrical and Electronic Engineering NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma (incorporating level 2 Performing Engineering Operations that is studied in the first year at College)


Technical Certificates (classroom-based learning)
•EAL level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Technology
•BTEC level 3 90-credit Diploma in Engineering
•BTEC level 3 Diploma in Engineering
Other Information : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online Maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.

CANDIDATES MUST INCLUDE A CV TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE - AS ONLY A CV WILL BE SUBMITTED TO LOCKHEED MARTIN FOR THIS ROLE. WITHOUT THIS, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT GO ANY FURTHER.

Lockheed Martin are coming to Bedford College to deliver an insight into their apprenticeship training programme. The presentation will cover an overview of their apprenticeship vacancies and candidate requirements as well as an overview of the company, their operations and the benefits of working for this prestigious local employer.
https://www.bedford.ac.uk/lockheed
Things to consider : PLEASE NOTE: CANDIDATES MUST HOLD A UK BASED PASSPORT AND BE PREPARED TO UNDERGO FULL SECURITY CLEARANCES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN APPRENTICESHIP WITH LOCKHEED MARTIN UK.
CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A FULL CV WITH THIS APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.

ALL CANDIDATES MUST ATTEND AN INITIAL ASSESSMENT CENTRE WITH LOCKHEED ON THE 6TH MARCH

CANDIDATES MUST INCLUDE A CV TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE - AS ONLY A CV WILL BE SUBMITTED TO LOCKHEED MARTIN FOR THIS ROLE. WITHOUT THIS, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT GO ANY FURTHER.
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