Process Engineering Apprentice GLENAIR UK LIMITED

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our Process Engineering team as an apprentice. You will gain knowledge and experience of process engineering including: • All aspects of harness production. • How to write technical processes. • How to solve electrical production problem. • Using and interpreting engineering data and documentation.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    - Pension plan - Healthcare scheme - 32 days annual leave (including statutory days) - Monthly bonus scheme - Long service awards - Apprentice Mentor for all apprentices

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To become fully conversant with all aspects of Glenair Manufacturing.
    • To travel and attend college on day release as required gaining relevant knowledge and experience.
    • To be able to self manage assignments to successfully complete the apprenticeship programme.
    • To learn about all aspects of harness production.
    • To learn how to write technical processes.
    • To learn how to problem solve electrical production problems.
    • To learn about materials included Epoxies and Polymers.
    • To be proficient in reading and producing detail drawings.
    • To become familiar with Glenair quality procedures.
    • To assist all staff at all levels with engineering/production issues.
    • To be able to use and interpret engineering data and documentation such as engineering drawings, technical data and computer generated programmes.

The training you will be getting

Level 4 Process Engineering apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

Tech cert : This programme includes BTEC Higher National Certificate in Engineering.

This programme is delivered via a day release delivery model which means that one day per week, your attendance is required at our Engineering campus, NG17. This attendance is required during term time only.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.
You will experience a blended learning model.
You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.
At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To become a fully skilled Process Engineer and potentially full time employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent maths (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent science (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent technology (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential

About the employer

Glenair UK Ltd is based in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, and is a leading manufacturer of specialized electrical harnesses and connector systems used widely throughout the military, aerospace, telecommunications, marine and rail industries. Glenair invest in our apprenticeship programs to enable us to grow our very own talent inhouse.




40 Lower Oakham Way

Oakham Business Park


NG18 5BY

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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Leoni Nath


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering manufacturing technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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