Advanced Apprenticeship - Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Ref: SIEMENS-288811

Job description

Believe there's more than one way to secure a successful future? So do we. We think the Siemens European Scholarship apprenticeship is the best alternative to college for ambitious students. This is a really exciting opportunity allowing you to discover another culture and life outside the UK with Siemens Rail Automation at our offices in Berlin. It will also enable you to support key infrastructure projects within the business. Our apprenticeship programme runs for 3.5 years starting on 1st August 2018 with intensive German training. In Year 1 & 2 your placements will be in the Siemens plants in Berlin, Germany. In Year 3 you will have a placement in your home business to prepare you for your return to the UK on completion of your apprenticeship.

This is a rare opportunity to earn money while showing your potential to a global innovator. Here at Siemens we build a better world using greener energy, cutting-edge software and ingenious inventions.

The challenge                                                        

  • Learning how to install, repair and carry out planned maintenance of customer equipment will enable you to work to company specifications

  • Undertake the appropriate engineering apprenticeship, completing set modules on time and attending college as necessary

  • Shadow colleagues, and develop an understanding of workshop procedures through on the job training

  • Attend manufacturers training and other training courses as appropriate

  • Learning company administrative procedures and how to complete necessary paperwork i.e. worksheets timesheets etc.

  • Ensure security and correct use and issue of all tools and spares issued.

  • Understand and adhere to al l company legislative and Health and Safety procedures

  • Under close supervision, ensure all work undertaken meets industry and company work standards

  • Act at all times as an ambassador for the business, building and maintaining good relationships with customers, colleagues and managers

  • Undertaking other duties which the company may from time to time reasonably request.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • To be eligible for the scheme candidates must be able to demonstrate citizenship within an EU country

  • Reached the age of 18 years by 01st August 2018

  • Working knowledge of the German language would be advantageous as intensive training lessons are taught in German

  • Demonstrate an interest in electrical and electronic engineering

What else do I need to know?

Our apprenticeship programme is based in Berlin and runs for 3.5 years starting on 1st August 2018 with intensive German training. In Year 1 & 2 your placements will be in the Siemens plants in Berlin, Germany. In Year 3 you can expect a placement in your home country (that must be part of the European Union). On completion of your apprenticeship you will return to your home country and work in one of our local operating companies.

As a European apprentice you will also be assigned a mentor to provide you with continual support. They will aid your development by increasing your exposure within the business, supporting your personal development and providing constructive feedback on a quarterly basis.

Siemens provides innovative solutions to help tackle the UK's major challenges. Siemens has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 13 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices. Today the company employs over 13,760 people in the UK, including about 5,000 in the manufacturing sector. Last year's revenues were £3.36 billion. Electrification, automation and digitalization are the long-term growth fields of Siemens. In order to take full advantage of the market potential in these fields, our businesses are bundled into nine divisions and healthcare as a separately managed business.

Siemens offers a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance and pension. Through our flexible benefits scheme you can select benefits that best suit your lifestyle, including private healthcare.

How do I apply?

Closing Date for applications is 10th March 2018. We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role.

What else do I need to know?

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work.

If you are appointed in to this role you will receive standard Siemens terms, conditions and benefits.

Please note that it is Siemens policy for all employees to inform their line manager when formally applying for a new role within Siemens.


Apply now Email to a friend Back to search


Select video below: