Placement / Internship

Quality Engineering Placement 2023-2024


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About AETC & The Scheme

AETC Limited is a UK division of the industry leading Precision Castparts Corp (PCC), which employs over 30,500 people across the globe. PCC is the world’s largest manufacturer of airfoil components for the aerospace and Industrial power generation markets. At AETC we manufacture a range of products from the smallest aerospace parts to large industrial gas turbine parts and as such, we are a key figure in the power generation supply chain and aerospace market.


Hear from employees and graduates working at PCC

Our Placement Programme runs every year to recruit new talent to the Business. In the 15+ years we have run the Programme we have had numerous students go on to forge successful careers with AETC. Throughout the Programme you will regularly present on your projects and have 1 to 1 support to ensure you maximise the opportunity and reach your full potential.

About This Role

For this specific role, you will be working alongside our highly experienced Quality Engineering team. This role gives an exceptional insight into a key area of a manufacturing organisation.

Within the Quality Department, you will be working within our team of experienced Quality Engineers in a bid to reduce non-conformance within the business, whilst ensuring that quality products reach our customers in a timely manner.

You will also be responsible for driving the implementation off PCC’s ’Zero Defects’ programme, with the aim to create a culture that is intolerant of non-conformance.


  • Studying for a relevant engineering degree (Mechanical, Manufacturing or Aeronautical) with a strong predicted grade (2.1 or above)
  • Well developed problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and challenge ways of thinking
  • Well motivated, self starter with drive and enthusiasm
  • Excellent attention to detail and produce quality work within set timeframes Structured, method driven approach to all work tasks
  • Strong desire to achieve results
  • Strong IT Skills

Job Specifics

  • £19,000 Per Annum Salary
  • 38 hour working week
  • This opportunity is at our Leeds site, LS197AW

Working Hours

  • 7:30am - 4:30pm Monday - Tuesday
  • 7:30am - 4:15pm Wednesday - Thursday
  • 7:30am - 12pm Friday


  • 25 days' holiday (plus 8 Bank Holidays)
  • Pension

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How to Apply

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: February 28th, 2023
  • Starting Salary: £19,000 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • 12 months
  • Leeds
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aeronautics
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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