Make the most of your energy in a career at Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management. We hire individuals driven by a desire to impact the world. With a mission to make the most of our clients' energy, we can help solve the global energy dilemma by helping companies and individuals make more efficient use of the energy they already use. We are passionate about delivering real and innovative solutions in energy management and energy efficiency, making energy safe, reliable efficient, productive and green.
Join Schneider Electric and power your career! Discover the opportunity to join an international, dynamic, and responsible company that fosters the development of all its people around the world. Every day, we empower employees to achieve more and experience exciting careers. Find out how our values and unique position make Schneider Electric the employer of choice.
The values that we aspire to be are open and straightforward in communicating, inquisitive and always challenging ourselves, being open to different ideas and change, passionate in meeting our commitments to our customers and colleagues whilst always remaining efficient and effective in delivering our promises.
Schneider Electric has a great opportunity for the right two people to join our Scarborough team as Engineering Technical Apprentices.
This is a four-year electrical/mechanical engineering apprenticeship with on the job training and day release at college to BTEC NVQ qualification and HNC dependent on business needs and/or individual's ability. Applicants should be aspiring to a career in electrical/mechanical engineering in a role to support our assembly and manufacturing business. This role is not as a site electrician.
Our apprentice roles offer a great opportunity to gain qualifications alongside real work experience in the shop floor assembly, manufacturing, maintenance, inspection / test & supply chain environments. These positions will give you hands-on, practical experience. During the apprenticeship, you will have the chance to understand not only the business you work within but the wider Schneider business too.
Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship you will receive support from your manager and colleagues. However, there is a real expectation that you will be able to sustain a good level of performance in your studies along with learning about and gaining a good understanding of our business.
Learning doesn't only happen at college, you will have lots to learn within the workplace too. You will need to ensure all your course work is completed by the stipulated deadline. At times this will mean you will need to complete assignments or course work in your own time. Punctuality is a priority for our business, so you will need to ensure that you are on time for college and work.
At Schneider we are a customer focused business operating in a busy industry. We have ambitious targets to ensure we achieve success but the rewards of this are a growing business and a great place to work.
To undertake a technical apprenticeship in electrical / mechanical engineering; this will lead to a nationally recognized qualification and accreditation.
· To complete a programme of ‘on the job' training in manufacturing workshop, supply chain & assembly environments.
· To undertake further/higher education in either electrical or mechanical disciplines on a day release basis.
· To embrace and play a pro-active role in SPS systems and activities and support improvement projects.
· To play an active role in maintaining appropriate 5S standards.
· To work in a safe manner, showing due regard for own and others safety in line with Schneider Electric policies.
· Adherence to Schneider Electric processes and procedures in all aspects of work.
· To assist in the training and development of others as appropriate.
· To provide instruction and advice commensurate with training completed.
· To communicate and liaise with other functions.
Overtime working as required meeting the needs of the business upon attainment of appropriate age.
As part of the learning process Site working, along with visits to other Schneider plants may occasionally be required. These will be under supervision.
We promote diversity and inclusion because we recognise they are a source of strength and competitive advantage. Creativity and innovation spring from a mixture of backgrounds and viewpoints. At Schneider Electric, we believe that helping you as an individual to realise your full potential will help the company overall to achieve outstanding results.
Please apply on line.
Ideal candidate profile
A minimum of 5 GCSE's (or equivalent), at Grade 9 – 5 (A* to C) including Maths (must be higher paper) , English and a Science related subject.
No prerequisite experience required but a demonstrable interest in engineering through school or hobby interests.
Demonstrable interest in engineering discipline.
To be IT literate and familiar with Microsoft Office or equivalent software.
Ability to work efficiently and accurately to high standards
Aptitude for practical science or engineering skills
A desire to learn & continual develop yourself
The ability to work as a team member and possess good interpersonal, communication and literacy skills.
To work with efficiency, accuracy and to be able to meet deadlines.
To be able to prioritize workload and work under own initiative.
High level of flexibility and dependability.
Good record of attendance
Fluent verbal & written English language essential
The role will be based at our Scarborough site working 37.5 hours per week.
Please apply online.
Closing date: Friday 9 th August