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Process Control Engineer Placement


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About AETC

AETC Limited is a UK division of the industry leading Precision Castparts Corp (PCC), which employs over 30,500 people across the globe. 


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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.

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 the Role

This role would be based at our Leeds site, where you will work on a variety of projects within the Process Engineering Department, with a key focus on process control and continuous improvement. You will use your skills to identify and pursue process/procedure solutions.

Our team of talented Process Engineers define the processes and materials used in manufacturing precision cast parts for OEMs. The Department has a key aim of creating and enhancing robust processes. The successful candidate will report to the Process Control Manager.

The role requires:

  • To be studying for a relevant engineering or science degree (Materials/Aerospace/Chem Eng) with a strong predicted grade (2.1 or above)
  • Proven hands-on problem-solving skills and familiar with statistical process control Strong IT Skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence others and challenge ways of thinking
  • A keen interest in manufacturing, science, and precision engineering
  • A passion for pursuing data-driven improvement projects
  • To be a motivated, self-starter with drive and enthusiasm
  • To have excellent attention to detail and produce quality work within set timeframes To have a structured, method driven approach to all work tasks

Typical projects would include:

  • Material selection and performance
  • Part yield improvements
  • Process monitoring and controls in Wax, Shelling and Foundry

Job Specifics

  • £19k 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


AETC Benefits such as Gym Membership Discounts, Employee Assistance Programme, Instant Discounts on over 80 high street brands, Cinema Discounts.

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How to Apply

If you’re ready to embark on a successful career in operations and have the skills to make a real difference, apply for this placement opportunity by:

  • Forwarding your CV, with covering letter to 
  • Or write to us at: AETC Limited, Victoria Avenue, Yeadon, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS19 7AW—FAO Katie Hugill
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Opportunity Overview

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

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Materials Science
  • Process

Also Accepting...

  • Most Engineering disciplines

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