Apprentice - Energy Leeds - Schneider Electric - Leeds - Wizbii

Apprentice - Energy Leeds

Job description

Energy Business – Technical Apprenticeship Programme

Location: Leeds

Do you want to study towards a qualification whilst gaining on the job training and earning a salary? Then look no further and read below!

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation, operating in 130 countries with over 144,000 employees. We create connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities, and enrich lives.

The programme

Our Energy business is looking for enthusiastic and hard working individuals to join our team as an Electrical Apprentice at our facility in Leeds, where the design and manufacture of Medium Voltage switchgear and transmission and distribution transformers takes place. Learning will include attendance at college and on-site learning. During your apprenticeship you will acquire a thorough understanding of our business, organisation, customers and their needs. You will begin to contribute to Schneider Electrics' success and simultaneously gain experience of our business. At the end of your apprenticeship you will have achieved a recognised qualification and gained knowledge of electrical principles through your continued academic studies.

What you'll do

You will be trained to work in the world of manufacturing, the initial training will be broad based leading to a first appointment in a technical or commercial role, e.g. design, project management, tendering.

You will be given an opportunity to work in all areas of the business (manufacturing, logistics, assembly, test, purchasing, commercial and design) to gain a broad understanding before being allocated a specific role for longer term development. Whilst learning ‘on the job', you will also be undertaking college based study on a day release basis to enable you to obtain a formal academic qualification in engineering.

Required qualifications and skills:

• 2 A-Levels (grade C and above in Maths and a Science) or equivalent qualifications in an electrical or engineering related subject i.e. ONC, HNC, HND, NVQ Level 3

• Demonstrable interest in an electrical engineering discipline

• IT literate and familiar with Microsoft Office or equivalent software

• Ability to communicate well in English, both written and spoken

• Be self-motivated, resourceful, flexible and Customer focused

• Provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK

We offer:

• Competitive Salary

• Comprehensive internal training

• Fully funded qualification

• Excellent benefits package

• Professional, fun and engaging environment

• Opportunity for further career development within Schneider Electric
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About Schneider Electric

Groupe industriel français fondé en 1838 par les frères Schneider, le groupe Schneider est renommé Schneider Electric en 1999 soulignant ainsi son expertise dans le domaine de l’électricité. Ses activités reparties entre la distribution électrique, l’automatisme et contrôles industriels, l’énergie sécurisée et les automatismes du bâtiment lui ont permis de dégager un chiffre d’affaires de 23,6 milliards d’euros en 2013.

En plus de son siège social situé à Rueil-Malmaison, la direction est répartie sur deux autres pôles, l’un à North Andover aux Etats-Unis, le second à Hong Kong. En 170 ans d’existence, Schneider Electric a su étendre son expertise à l’international et vend ses produits sur quatre marchés principaux : bâtiment, industrie, énergie-infrastructure et résidentiel.

Entreprise innovante et responsable, parmi les principaux clients du groupe se trouve : les infrastructures pétrolières, la Marine, les tableautiers mais aussi les constructeurs de machines et d’équipements. La philosophie du groupe : Make the most of your Energy.

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