General Electric Engineering Apprentice in Stafford, United Kingdom
Job Description Summary
Support execution of Transformer manufacturing activities and enabling continual improvement of SQDC targets.
This is an excellent opportunity to join GE Renewable Energy in the UK on a four-year Apprenticeship Programme manufacturing large Power Transformers. On completion of the programme successful candidates will have completed an Advanced Apprenticeship gaining a Level 2 qualification in Performing Engineering Operations (PEO) plus a Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Engineering and subsequent End Point Assessment (EPA).
Be diligent, punctual and behave in a responsible manner in accordance with the requirements of Health and Safety legislation relating to the apprentice’s responsibilities as an individual and always promote the Company’s best interests.
Have an unwavering drive and dedication to achieve and maintain targets set out in the apprenticeship framework with an end goal of gaining Transformer Fitter status.
Undertake training, attend courses, and carry out such work as may be required, within the relevant time scales and deadlines, to achieve the selected framework outcomes specified in the apprentice’s personal training plan.
For the duration of the apprenticeship, you will gain practical experience and develop theoretical knowledge, whilst obtaining formal qualifications which are recognised and fully transferable within the industry.
You will perform multiple aspects of engineering to the highest quality.
Excellent communication skills are required, along with the ability to accurately follow work process instructions.
You will have a keen sense of achievement and take pride in the work you undertake and produce. The ability to work efficiently within a team is essential.
Education / Professional Experience
Five GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C (4 in the new system) or above which must include Maths, English and Science.
GE is an inclusive employer
Technical knowledge and skills
Be comfortable working at heights and confined spaces.
Possess a strong commitment and enthusiasm to the role and the apprenticeship.
Have a confident personality with good verbal and written communication skills.
Be highly self-motivated, be able to work in a small team and independently.
Have good problem-solving abilities.
Experience of common Microsoft packages and good IT skills.
High degree of flexibility, extremely motivated with the ability to work under pressure.
Relocation Assistance Provided: No