Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is part of the BMW Group and is located in Goodwood, West Sussex. The Group has been recognised as being in the ‘Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers 2019-2020’ and the Rolls Royce Motor Cars plant specifically runs one of the South East's largest apprenticeship schemes. Join us, and ultimately, you will have access to a wide variety of career paths with one of the world's top luxury brands.
The Rolls-Royce Motor Cars brand is synonymous with quality, style and performance and this extends to the Goodwood team itself. As a major international company we are proud of our investment in people and we are currently seeking apprentices to join us in August 2020 to join our Assembly Department.
Joining our Manufacturing Team
Please be aware that by applying for this role, you will be considered for Technical, Quality Management and Body Shop departments.
An apprenticeship within our Manufacturing function is the ideal starting point for anyone wanting to become a highly-skilled Engineer, with training that will take you through the many areas of vehicle manufacturing. To make the most of being an engineering apprentice, you’ll need to be analytical and inquisitive about how things work and have the confidence to seek out the answers.
And this is just the start of your journey with Rolls Royce Motor Cars. An apprenticeship can offer many career options and enable you to make the most of your potential. To date, 100% of apprentices successfully completing the programme have been offered full time employment at the end of their studies.
What to Expect
As a Rolls-Royce Engineering Apprentice you will be attending Chichester University on a part time basis and you will also follow a placement plan within the business spending time in various functions of Manufacturing and working on projects to compliment your degree studies.
The four year programme is designed to enable you to experience different aspects of engineering and production technology including: manufacturing techniques and materials, mechanical failure analysis, engineering tools and techniques, renewable and sustainable power, computer-aided engineering and many more.
With hard work and commitment, you will achieve a Manufacturing Engineer degree apprenticeship which includes the BEng Mechanical Engineering degree.
You will learn the skills to start a successful career within a Manufacturing function with the focus on initial roles within your department.
Rate of Pay
A competitive salary starting at c.£13,650 pa which will increase annually up to c.£34,000 depending on individual progress and performance.
Pension scheme, BMW car scheme eligible to those 18 years and over, generous holiday allowance, a subsidised on-site restaurant and discounts at various local businesses and restaurants.
40 hour working week. Apprentice start and finish times at Goodwood may vary slightly according to work-based placements and college hours.
Qualifications and Experience
- A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade 6 (or above) including Maths and English.
- Plus a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent) at grade C or above including Mathematics and preferably Physics or a technology-based subject, or a Level 3 apprenticeship or Level 3 BTEC qualification.
When it comes to selecting the right apprentices, it’s as much about attitude and behaviours as it is about vocational and academic success. That’s why in addition to the qualifications we require from you, we’ll also look for you to have a range of skills, attributes and competencies. These include: team working, as well being able to work without close supervision; quality focus; good communication skills; the ability to show enthusiasm and initiative; and to take responsibility and be accountable for your work.
As part of your application you will need to upload one of the following:
- a copy of your most recent school report* and a CV or
- a CV and an employer reference, or
- a CV and a personal statement
- If you are currently studying you must upload a school/college report.
We cannot progress your application without either a school report, employer reference or personal statement.
You must also be able to provide proof of your legal right to work in the UK, if you are not a UK or European passport holder.
Closing date for applications:
15 March 2020
Please note, if you are successful to assessment centre stage, these will be held on either 30 April or 1 May at Goodwood, near Chichester.
If you have any further questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to find out more information regarding apprenticeships at the BMW Group and why you should choose us, please go to: https://www.bmwgroup.jobs/gb/en/opportunities/apprentice.html#location=GB,GB/Farnborough,GB/Goodwood,GB/HamsHall,GB/Oxfordshire,GB/Swindon