Aerospace Engineer - Apprentice

  • Newmarket Rd, Cambridge, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies in the world delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea.

Since 1909, we have been valued for our integrity, performance and customer focus which we have demonstrated through our innovative solutions and ability to deliver on time and to cost. 

We specialise in the conversion and modification of military, civil and business aircraft, alongside defence vehicle engineering and shelter manufacture.  Our capabilities include engineering design, manufacture, test and the provision of personnel, training and advice, whilst providing maintenance, integration and product support.   

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is part of the Marshall Group of Companies that employs over 6,000 people with a turnover in excess of £2.7bn.

We are a respected total solutions provider for the military and commercial sectors.

Job Description

Aerospace Engineers will work primarily within a specific Engineering discipline, such as Airframe, Design and Stress, Systems Integration, Support Engineering, Quality or Advanced Manufacturing/Manufacturing Engineering. They will focus on all aspects related to the full lifecycle of systems and products. Aerospace Engineers must comply with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements. They must be able to use and interpret engineering data and documentation such as engineering drawings, reports and computer generated models. They will be expected to work both individually and as part of an Engineering team, often comprising several disparate Engineering disciplines. They will be expected to design, develop, specify, analyse, test, validate and modify designs and solutions to satisfy Customer requirements and In-Service Operations.

You will be expected to be able to demonstrate a criteria of knowledge, skills and behaviours to meet the Aerospace Engineer Standard upon completion of your apprenticeship. Not only will this demonstrate competency in the job role but will complement wider business strategy and development and enable you to support your long term career development.

  • All aspects related to the full lifecycle of systems and products within a specific discipline
  • Comply with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements.
  • You will be required to use and interpret engineering data and documentation such as engineering drawings, reports and computer generated models, this may be individually or as part of a team
  • An Aerospace Engineer will design, develop, specify, analyse, test, validate and modify designs and solutions to satisfy Customer requirements and In-Service Operations and so need to be proactive in solution finding for problems as well as identifying areas for improving the business.

Qualifications

Entry Requirements

  • Academic qualifications of 96 UCAS points or above at A-Level standard or equivalent, to include Maths plus at least one further STEM based subject such as Physics, ICT, Computing, Electronics.
  • You must have 5 GCSEs at Grade A-C including Mathematics, English Language and Double Science or equivalent.

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either an MoD SC (Security Check), appropriate UK Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.

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