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Job Title : LOCKHEED MARTIN UK: Systems Engineering Apprentice
Employer : Lockheed Martin UK Insys Limited
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 2HD
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Electrical Engineering
Vacancy Reference - : VAC-11690
Vacancy Short Description : Lockheed Martin are looking to recruit a technical apprentice in Systems Engineering.

 

Qualifications Required : The salary on this position will only be offered to candidates who have all of the listed qualifications below. Candidates who have the required GCSEs may be considered for a Level 3 Apprenticeship on a lower starting salary.

To be considered for the role you must have:

• A minimum of four GCSEs at grades A*-C or 9-4,
• Two A-Levels in relevant subject area (e.g. Mathematics and Physics)
Or Engineering Level 3 (or BTEC equivalent e.g. diploma or extended diploma).
• IT proficient (ideally Microsoft Office)
Vacancy Full Description : Lockheed Martin are looking to recruit a technical apprentice in Systems Engineering.

Systems Engineering is the enabling discipline and approach which underpins the successful delivery and acceptance of complex systems. It is an interdisciplinary approach requiring a system level perspective allied to a structured development process throughout the project and product lifecycle.

On site training at LMUK 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 they would like to pursue a post apprenticeship career, allowing any specialised training or development to be undertaken.


Work place deployments consist of (but not limited to) the following Business Areas:
•Systems Engineering Team
•Protection Systems
•Vehicles
•Special Projects
•System Integration Team

Typical duties could include:
•Support to Lead Engineer with development, review and update on project artifacts appropriate to project phase and area of assigned responsibility.
•Requirements Engineering: including requirements interpretation, derivation, capture and linkage.
•Systems Architecture: Definition and analysis of system components and interfaces.
•Support design reviews addressing requirements and process compliance.
•Development of Interface Control Documents
•Management of System Design through its life cycle.
•Co-ordination between key design disciplines including Mechanical, Electrical and Software engineering.
•Support to system integration and product qualification


This 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)
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.


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 Electro/Mechanical related degree supported by specialised business area deployment.
Number of 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
IT proficient.
Software engineering aware
Skills Required : • Engineering experience through education, especially practical (workshop) experience.
• 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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