Apprentice – Aircraft Workshop job in london 2022

Apprentice – Aircraft Workshop job in london 2022

Apprentice – Aircraft Workshop job in london 2022

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£13,200 – £20,300 a year

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Duration: 3.5 Years

Salary: £13,200, increasing to £20,300 in year two

Location: London Heathrow

Application Closing Date: 30 November 2022

Start Date: September 2023


The programme

You’ll earn your stripes working alongside some of the best engineers in the business. They’ll help you to develop your engineering skills, whilst repairing aircraft components in both ‘ramp’ and ‘hangar’ environments. You’ll rotate through different workshops, learning different skillsets, so you understand the nature of highly sophisticated aircraft components. Every day will feel new, and you’re going to be busy. As well as training on the job, you’ll be studying for the qualifications you need to become one of our future Workshop Engineers.

The initial induction to the business for this Apprenticeship will take place at our London Heathrow Base. For the remainder of the first year, this Apprenticeship will then be based at Kingston College, where you will study towards a Foundation qualification (Level 2) Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering.

For years two and three, you will work towards the completion of your Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) as a Workshop Mechanic, obtaining a BTEC Level 3 in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and a Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering, where you will undertake placements at British Airways Heathrow base

We will also supplement your learning with additional Aircraft related training in Air Legislation, Human Factors and Aircraft Composite repairs.


About You

We are looking for a minimum of five GCSE grades 9-4 (A*-C) or equivalent which must include Science, English & Maths (we accept predicted grades but they must be achieved by the apprenticeship start date). A strong communicator with an awareness for safety, a self-starter and the ability to adapt to change. Above all, a genuine passion for engineering.

Your application will not be considered if you have achieved prior qualifications in the following:

  • HNC/HND or Degree in Engineering.
  • BTEC Level 3 in Engineering.


What’s in it for you?

Looking to join our apprenticeship scheme? You won’t be disappointed. Recently being ranked #28 in the School Leavers Top UK Employers, we can’t wait to welcome you into the British Airways family.

We have many benefits for apprentices at British Airways, here are a handful to showcase the diversity of our apprentice community:

  • Part of our apprentice network and community, with the opportunity to engage with apprentices from all schemes in the business and learn from former apprentices
  • Involvement in our bold sustainability vision, volunteering an active role to champion specific community groups including LGBTQ+ ‘Flying Proud’ and ethnic minority network ‘BeMe’
  • Involvement in Community Investment programmes, taking part in fundraising challenges for partnership charities, supporting causes close to your heart
  • Volunteering in schools and colleges sharing personal experiences to inspire, empower and mentor students and support their potential to gain employment in the industry we love
  • Access to heavily discounted flights to globe trot (with the opportunity to fly in style in our business class seats), and a generous annual leave entitlement to turn your bucket list into reality


Further Information & Next Steps

We are delighted you are considering applying! Here’s some more information you may need about the application process:

  • All sections of your application need to be complete, including all online tests, by the deadline given
  • Due to high volumes of applications, you may only apply for one graduate programme. We would recommend for you to read about each graduate scheme before applying as only your first application will be considered
  • If you are successful with the online tests, you will be invited to complete a short video interview and application questions within a given timeframe
  • Across all stages of the application process, if you fail to submit by the deadline, your application will be automatically withdrawn.

Do you have any questions or need advice? We will be running weekly virtual drop in centres for applicants to talk to our recruitment team. Come along any Tuesday between 4pm-5pm by joining the MS teams link.

Join our apprentice team to find out more about this programme where you can watch a recording of a Q&A session with our apprentice managers and current apprentices Using this link


Timelines for this recruitment process

  • Initial applications open between 6 October– 30 November but may close earlier if volumes are high
  • If your initial application is successful, you will be invited to complete a video interview in December
  • If your video interview is successful, you will be invited to an Assessment Centre which will take place in February 2023

For more information about our Aircraft Workshop Apprenticeship scheme, click here:





Turkish, French or Italian speaking Transportation Manager – (15 Months FTC), EU AMXL

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A recent degree in Business, Economics, Logistics, Engineering, Mathematics or similar field Knowledge of Supply Chain / Transportation, preferably in a similar role, within a high-volume logistics, manufacturing or engineering environment Excellent customer service skills and commercial understanding Ability to drive complex analysis, and making data driven decisions Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to simplify complex topics for broad audiences Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel Organized, self-starter and a quick learner Hands-on and ready to roll up sleeves, to dive deep into the business, in a lean organization Must be an independent problem solver that can make high quality judgments and decisions quickly with excellent organization skills C1+ level of in either Turkish, Italian or French

Job summary
Do you pioneer? Do you enjoy breaking down and solving complex problems for the benefit of a quickly expanding customer base, focusing first on our customer and working backwards? Do you want to be part of a newly formed organization that is designing and launching new business models across the world? Do you want to take on the challenge of planning and optimizing a fulfillment network serving millions of shipments across Europe? Would you like to be a part of high-energy team obsessed with solving challenging problems?
If so, AMXL is looking forward hearing from you!
Amazon Extra Large (AMXL) obsesses over customers by offering a white glove service where we deliver TVs, Domestic Appliances and other large items like furniture in customers’ homes. Not only do we deliver large parcels, we unpack, assemble, install and sometimes even do tests, hauling away old items as needed. We are currently in the process of building out a network that is poised for big growth in the coming years. We are building a dedicated network across fulfillment, delivery and services and are adding more specialized fulfillment centers and delivery stations across EU.
EU AMXL Operations team is looking for an outstandingly talented, analytical, driven, EU Transportation Manager. You will play a key role in developing a leadership position for Amazon XL, by managing the long-term relationship between Amazon and our transportation partners. You will also be accountable for dealing with challenging operations issues that will require a deep analysis of our distribution understanding of our network. In this context, you will be dealing on a regular basis with our carriers and internal stakeholders all over Europe. You will also be supporting and designing AMXL delivery experience in countries where Amazon does not yet deliveries Extra Large products.
This is a highly visible position critical to the AMXL’s operations and forward capability as we continue the fast-paced growth and scale-up of our delivery network. It is a unique opportunity to work in different logistic environment all over Europe.

Key job responsibilities

  • Execute performance management metrics reviews (cost, speed, quality, etc.) for in-home delivery service and derive develop improvement plans from it
  • Drives continuous improvement initiatives with carriers, fulfillment centers, customer service and Retail teams to improve customer experience, costs and processes
  • Prepare and lead Ops calls, business reviews, workshops with third party Carriers
  • Advises Amazon leadership team proactively of critical situations along with the expected impact and mitigation actions planned
  • Produce and communicate transport plans/forecasts on a regular basis
  • Manages Transportation related escalations

Entrepreneurial mindset, with the tenacity to develop ideas independently to take ownership Experience of SQL Additional details: This is a 15 months fixed-term contract Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice ( to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates. Our inclusive culture empowers Amazonians to deliver the best results for our customers. If you have a disability and need an adjustment during the application and hiring process, including support for the interview or onboarding process, please contact the Applicant-Candidate Accommodation Team (ACAT), Monday through Friday from 7:00 am GMT – 4:00 pm GMT. If calling directly from the United Kingdom, please dial +44 800 086 9884 (tel:+448000869884). If calling from Ireland, please dial +353 1800 851 489 (tel:+3531800851489).

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