Machine Assessor for Safety and Compliance Year-long Placement

Student or Graduate ideally must be from a Mechanical, Manufacturing or similar engineering fields.

Previous work experience is desirable but not necessary. You will have the ability to work under pressure and perform well as a team member. It is essential that you will have the following general skills and knowledge for our Placement Scheme:

  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Proven ability to work effectively on own initiative and effectively contribute within a team environment
  • Clear communication and good interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated and able to prioritise tasks
  • Ability and commitment to adhere to tight deadlines


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Some of the projects the candidate will be involved in are:

  • Risk Assessing machinery to ensure it is compliant with PUWER regulations
  • Machine improvement projects (guarding, leaks etc.)
  • Sourcing suppliers and obtaining quotes for guarding and upgrades
  • Investigating and Problem solving

Expected learning outcomes for the candidate:

  • The successful candidate will gain practical experience in the aerospace manufacturing environment.
  • The success candidate will have an opportunity to familiarise themselves with a number of different types of machines and understand the machine requirements.
  • Project management skills.
  • Develop the interpersonal skills required to enable the candidate to work efficiently as a team member.
  • Understand the process for finding root cause and solving problems.
  • Making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation.

Candidates applying for SPS Student Placement Schemes will be rewarded with an attractive benefits package. These positions will be based at our easily commutable site in Leicester - 191 Barky Road, Troon Industrial Area, LE4 9HX which has easy access to most commutable routes.

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: Apr 28, 2017
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Placement Duration: Year-long
  • Location: Leicester
  • Region: East Midlands
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Disciplines accepted...

  • Aerospace
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical

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To Apply

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