Starting salary: Competitive
Location: Derby or Bristol
Duration: 4 years
At Rolls-Royce, we pioneer cutting-edge technologies to explore the possibilities of cleaner, safer, more competitive power. As a Manufacturing Engineering Degree Apprentice, you’ll get to work alongside world-class engineers as you help us work towards that goal.
Our Manufacturing Engineers develop some of the most advanced manufacturing processes
in the world. Turning our designs into reality, you’ll learn from engineers, customers, suppliers and operations specialists. Join us and you’ll be shaping the future, surrounded by experts who’ll help to inspire, challenge and support you to be yourself and at your best.
What you’ll do
You'll start by completing foundation training at our Apprentice Academy in Derby or a local further education college near your site, which will give you a broad understanding of manufacturing engineering principles. After this, you’ll be ready to embark on a series of six-month placements. You’ll complete 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, controlling change and continuously improving existing manufacturing processes, acquiring new technology, implementing digital manufacturing solutions and interfacing with suppliers. You’ll learn how to manage projects and costs, how to design and validate manufacturing processes, solve engineering problems, and implement quality assurance methods.
What you'll need
5 GCSEs which must include Maths and English Language at grade 5/B, plus three other GCSE's (any subject) at grade 5/B or above. Plus minimum 112 UCAS points which must include Maths A-level at grade B or above, plus one other A-level in either Physics, Engineering or STEM related subject and one other A-level at grade C or above in any subject or an Extended BTEC Level 3 in an appropriate discipline but must also include Maths A-level at grade B. Obtained or predicted.
Creativity and an agile approach are both important. But above all, you'll need to be passionate about manufacturing engineering, as well as analytical, highly motivated, and most importantly, endlessly curious about how things are made and processes work.
What you’ll get
- A competitive starting salary, with annual pay rises
- Fully sponsored BEng degree and nationally recognised qualifications in relevant subjects
- Competitive pension and 33 days’ holiday per year (including bank holidays)
- Career support from day one
Applications Open until Tuesday 28th February 2023
Assessment Centres will be running from Early December 2022 onwards.
At Rolls-Royce, we recruit people based on merit, and regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, race/colour/nationality/ethnic or national origins, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable legislation.