Level 4 Lean Manufacturing and Engineering - Goodwood.

  • BMW Group
  • Goodwood, West Sussex
  • £18900 per annum

We believe in creating an environment where our apprentices really can learn and develop during their time with us. Our experts and mentors will treat you as part of the team from day one, encouraging you to bring your own ideas to the table and giving you the opportunity to really show what you can do.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    243616
  • Wages
    £18,900 p/a
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    07/12/2023
  • Start Date
    21/08/2024
  • Approx. Duration
    4 years

  • Location
    Goodwood
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Manufacturing & Maintenance
  • Opportunity Type
    Higher Level 4
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Lean manufacturing operative (ST0420)
  • Employer
    BMW Group

Description

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Goodwood – Level 4 Lean Manufacturing & Engineering – 4 Year Apprenticeship (August 2024)


Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is part of the BMW Group and it’s Goodwood manufacturing plant sits in the heart of the West Sussex countryside.

As the epitome of exclusive super luxury, a Rolls-Royce delivers unmatched quality, style and performance. Behind the legendary brand is a team of passionate and highly talented people who do their utmost to satisfy the wishes of clients who commission a Rolls-Royce.

The maxim of Sir Henry Royce, ‘take the best that exists and make it better’, permeates in everything we do at Rolls-Royce. As an apprentice, you will gain practical insights into the corporate operations of a world-class automotive manufacturer while developing yourself and your career.


The Exterior Surface Centre is responsible for the outer surface paint finish to all Rolls-Royce vehicles, this includes the robotic application of at least four layers of paint, two-tone colour schemes and a choice of over 44,000 colours. We are seeking apprentices to join our team commencing end of August 2024.


Why choose us?

Great Pay – A competitive salary enhanced every six months depending on individual progress and performance starting at £18,900 rising to over £35,400 at the end of the programme. You will also receive 27 days holiday (pro rata to your contract) and have access to an attractive pension scheme.

Rewarding Work-Life Balance – You will have a 40 hour working week. Start and finish times will vary to meet the needs of your work-based placements and college hours.

Exciting Additional Benefits – Throughout your apprenticeship, you will be supported by our experts and many fellow apprentices. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy other employee benefits including access to our discounts scheme and a subsidised on-site restaurant. If aged 18 and over, you will also have the opportunity to purchase or lease a BMW or MINI vehicle of your choice at a very special and reduced rate as part of your benefits package.

Development Potential – In the UK, we invest around £3 million per year in vocational and professional training for our employees. This means we invest in you, giving you the relevant BMW specific training that you will require to be an active member of our team.

Networking Opportunities – With around 8,000 employees and all three of the BMW Groups brands being represented in the UK, there are an abundance of networking opportunities allowing you to create meaningful working relationships.


What do you need to do now?

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, you will need to create a GetMyFirstJob account and then complete the short eligibility questions. Make sure your GetMyFirstJob profile includes details of both your achieved and any predicted qualifications. If you meet the eligibility requirements, the GetMyFirstJob team will invite you through to the next stage of the process.


The next stage of the process is a Strengths Video Interview. You can complete this at any time of day during your five-day invitation window and you will be recorded answering a set of questions. There is a practice question at the start and you get multiple chances to record each question, plus the GetMyFirstJob team are on hand to support you and give you lots of top tips and advice! Following this, successful applicants will be shortlisted and invited to a face-to-face Assessment Centre with BMW Group. Provisionally, the Assessment Centre is due to take place week commencing 29th April 2024.


Please note:

To be eligible for this position, you must be able to provide proof of your legal right to work in the UK.

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.


Closing date for applications: Sunday 31st March 2024

Any further questions? Email us on opportunities@getmyfirstjob.co.uk


For more information about this vacancy please contact GetMyFirstJob Recruitment on opportunities@getmyfirstjob.co.uk (Ref ID: 243616)

Company website : www.bmwgroup.jobs/uk

When it comes to selecting the right apprentices, it’s as much about attitude and behaviours as it is about vocational and academic success. That’s why in addition to the qualifications we require from you, we’ll also look for you to have a range of skills, attributes, and behaviours. These include team working, the ability to work without close supervision, quality focus, good communication skills, enthusiasm, initiative, and the ability to take on responsibility and show accountability for your work.

Qualifications and Experience

A minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grade 5/C (or above) including English and Maths.

No previous paint experience is necessary.

An interest in robotics and mechanical systems

The ability to listen and absorb information is essential.


With hard work and commitment, you will develop specialist knowledge supported by undertaking a Level 2 course in Lean Manufacturing followed by a Level 4 HNC in Engineering at Chichester College. This college learning will be coupled with on site training to gain an appreciation of all paint application and finishing techniques to springboard skills into combining paint application and robotic systems. You will learn from our team of experts on the following topics:

-Mechanical Robotic Systems

-Electrical Robotic Systems

-Online & Offline Robot Programming

-Control Systems

-Problem Solving

-Paint & Material Science

You will also have the opportunity to explore placement opportunities in other manufacturing areas across the Rolls-Royce business.

A Rolls-Royce Apprenticeship can offer many career options and enable you to make the most of your potential. To date, 100% of production apprentices successfully completing the programme have been offered full time employment.


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