Manufacturing Engineering Apprentice

  • Full Time
  • Filton


Job Summary

Airbus is currently offering Manufacturing Engineering Apprentice position for qualified individuals who are willing to work Full Time at their office in Filton Be sure to check job specifications carefully before proceeding.

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineering Apprentice
Company Name: Airbus
Job Location: Filton
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Airbus
Job Link Expiry: 2023-04-15
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Job Description:

Start date: September 2023

Location: Filton


Salary: £15,470

35 hours per week // Half day Fridays! // 25 days holiday plus bank holidays // Pension // Success share // Plus many more flexible benefits!

Joining an Airbus Apprenticeship programme could be the perfect start to your career, just as it has been for many of our Senior Managers today!

About us!

Our Apprentices receive second to none training, gaining the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to enable you to make an immediate contribution when you enter the workforce. An Airbus Engineering Apprenticeship offers you the opportunity to gain qualifications with no fees, whilst acquiring new skills through vocational training, and a regular salary.

This exciting programme is your first step towards becoming an Engineer for one of the most advanced Engineering & Aerospace Companies. As an Apprentice within Manufacturing Engineering at Airbus you will gain a EAL Level 4 Diploma in Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing, as well as a BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Engineering upon completion of our 40 month programme. As a Manufacturing Engineering Apprentice, you will study with our Educational Training Partner to achieve your qualifications, and your industry based work takes place at our world leading aircraft manufacturer site in Filton, Bristol.

What will you be doing?

Filton Plant’s Manufacturing Engineering is at the heart of all tasks, working with all functions, realising the design intent into production means, whether that is production support, developing new technologies for cost reduction/efficiency improvement to working on new product introduction.

Your placements can cover Operations, Technical and Support Functions: working on projects such as A400M, A350 Metallic Additive Manufacturing (3D printing) and research and technology.

Filton Plant Manufacturing Engineering is a pioneering, innovative team of experienced engineers covering a wide range of projects from current production projects through to research and technology for our future products.

If you enjoy taking on a challenge without predefined solutions, taking full accountability of the delivery of projects and learning as part of the process, whilst being at the forefront of aerospace manufacturing then this role could be for you.

We cover a wide range of subjects, from strategy, production support, project management, Additive manufacturing, programming, manufacturing technologies, digitisation, Lean and production planning, giving a wide spectrum of opportunity across a variety of wing related subjects.

About you!

Successful candidates must have:

  • 112+ combined UCAS points, including A-Level Grade C minimum in Mathematics and two other A-levels in science based subjects, or
  • BTEC L3 Extended Diploma in an Engineering Subject at minimum grade DMM


  • Minimum GCSE Grade 5/C English, and Grade 5/C Maths
  • Or equivalent qualifications

You will also demonstrate the following behaviours:

  • Integrity
  • Collaboration
  • Attention to detail
  • Intuition and inquisitiveness
  • Persistency
  • Willingness to learn and develop yourself

Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you, then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing your motivation and suitability for this position is included in your application.


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


Airbus Operations Limited

Contract Type:

Apprenticeship / Alternance / Ausbildung / Prácticas Formac. Profes.

Experience Level:

Entry Level / Débutant / Anfänger / Recién titulado

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Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

Airbus is, and always has been, committed to equal opportunities for all. As such, we will never ask for any type of monetary exchange in the frame of a recruitment process. Any impersonation of Airbus to do so should be reported to [email protected] .

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

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