Higher Engineering Apprentices - Mechanical/Electrical

14 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Higher Engineering Apprentices - Mechanical/Electrical
Broughton, Nr Chester

Summary of ole:
An exciting opportunity to become a skilled designer within Raytheon's Airborne Solutions. 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 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.

Candidate Requirements:

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.

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 SC Level Security Clearance (Raytheon will sponsor as required)

Entry requirements
Two A Levels to include grade B or above in maths and grade C and above Physics.
Six GCSEs Grade C or four which should include Maths, English, Science (core and additional)
Or an engineering level 3 qualification at triple distinction grade can be accepted as an alternative to A levels and equivalent GCSE qualifications will be considered.

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 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 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, Massachusetts.

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 & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week, with a nine day fortnight (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role subject to line manager approval.
Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites


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 proactively 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

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