Supply Chain Higher Apprentice

Broughton, Chester
24 Oct 2016
17 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering Undergraduate Apprenticeship

Reference Code 10337674 RA EN INT 1

- Site: Airbus Broughton

- Target Group: Apprentice - UK

- Band / Level: Other

- Work Contract Type / Working Time: Apprenticeship / Full time

- Start Date / Duration: 18.09.2017 / 40 MONTHS

- Work Experience: Not specified

- Functional Area: SUPPLY MANAGEMENT / Supplier Management

- Education: General school / General Business Administration, Economics
General school / Other / Not Listed

Description of the job

Joining an Airbus Apprenticeship programme could be the ideal start to your career, just as it has been for many of our Senior Managers today. We consider our apprentices to be ideally qualified, with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to enable them to make an immediate contribution when they enter the workforce.

All our Apprenticeship programmes are around three to four years in duration and are undertaken at Airbus' UK sites and at our
partnership colleges and universities.


The Supply Chain organisation manages the supply base of hundreds of external suppliers responsible for parts and materials utilised during the wing manufacture process for all programmes in Broughton and A400M in Filton. This Higher Apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to gain valuable experience within this vital department, supporting the wide range of innovative aircraft produced by Airbus.

Along with on-the-job experience, Airbus is leading the way with this programme through which you will also achieve a variety of qualifications including Essential Skills Level 3/ Functional Skills Level 2, NVQ Level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations (PEO), BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Supply Chain Management, CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply) Level 5 and NVQ Level 3 in Logistics Operations Management, amongst others.

In addition to your work placements and studies, there are a number of valuable training opportunities that cover a variety of subjects as well as encouraging you to get involved in education and community projects to broaden your experience and develop skills along the way.


To apply, you must have minimum of:

¤ At least two A Levels at grade B or above including business studies or a Btec National Diploma in Business Studies
¤ Six GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths and English.

Please note that you must also include a cover letter as part of your application for this programme which demonstrates your interest in aerospace and motivation to join the apprenticeship programme.




Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments to allow you to access and participate fully in the Assessment Centre. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Airbus Group is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.