Graduate Apprentice – Engineering Sponsorship Available

March 9, 2024
£55 / year

Job Description



Would you like to get a BEng (Hons) Engineering: Design and Manufacturing qualification while working with an experienced engineering team? GE Caledonian is a maintenance, repair, and overhaul provider in a developing market that is constantly investing in cutting-edge technologies. As a member of the Engineering Team, you will report to the Engineering Leader and be exposed to all elements of the business, from hands-on experience to supporting design teams across a diversified global engineering group. During this four-year fixed-term contract, you will visit Strathclyde University on a monthly basis and engage in their Graduate Apprenticeship programme, where you will be expected to make good progress towards obtaining a BEng (Hons) in Design and Manufacturing.


Job Description.


Roles and responsibilities


  • Championing important site deliverables such as safety, quality, delivery, and cost.


  • Maintain a culture of continual improvement and the application of Lean principles.


  • Develop understanding in all parts of the Engineering Team, including task scope, shop operations, repair, assembly, and engine testing.


  • Work closely with the SPO team, EH&S, Maintenance, Operations, and NPI Project Leader to ensure that projects and minor site adjustments meet GE Aviation Management of Change criteria.


  • Use your knowledge and skills to finish out audit findings and quality reports via RCCA.


  • Learn about technical documentation to ensure quality and efficiency throughout procedures.


  • Participate in the site’s general engineering activities and challenges, including the current daily shop management structure.


  • It is expected that the scope of this function expand as the successful candidate’s expertise and experience grow.


  • Show good progress towards BEng (Hons) in Design and Manufacturing.


Required Qualifications

Applicants will have four Highers (minimum B grades), including Mathematics and Physics.



To qualify for full GA financing, the applicants:

  • Must have settled status and reside in the United Kingdom (UK), Channel Islands, or Isle of Man.
  • Must have lived in one of these locations for the three years preceding the start of the course.
  • Must also be living (or generally resident) in Scotland on or before August 1st.


Flexible Working

GE Aviation supports and encourages flexible working arrangements whenever possible, and understands the benefits of a healthy work-life balance for employees.

Total Reward.

At GE Aviation, we recognise the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, FlexChoice, allows you freedom, choice, and flexibility in how you receive your benefits while also allowing you to save money where possible.
As a new GE employee, we are glad to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you can then adjust to meet your unique needs;

  • Non-contributory Pension.
  • Life Assurance
  • Income protection for the entire group
  • Private medical coverage.

Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with the flexibility to buy or sell.

Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is necessary and must be maintained for this position. Please keep in mind that if you are unable to receive BPSS clearance, you may be ineligible for the position, and any offer of employment may be rescinded for national security reasons. Please visit the link below for further information on the requirements for BPSS clearance. BPSS

Right to Work.

applicants from job seekers requiring sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be reviewed alongside all other applicants. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules, candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may be denied an appointment if a suitably qualified, experienced, and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to fill the position. For more information, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration page.

Additional Information

No relocation assistance provided.