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Quality 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 this Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, talented and ambitious undergraduate placement engineer for our 12 month Placement vacancy. will be able to immerse yourself into a highly skilled and experienced team of Engineers; allowing you to gain the expertise necessary to progress within this global industry.

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’ program, with the aim to create a culture that is intolerant of non-conformance.

To become part of our innovative team, you will need:

  • To be studying for a relevant engineering degree (Aerospace, Mechanical, Manufacturing or Automotive), with a strong predicted grade (2.1 or above) Well developed problem solving skills
  • Strong IT Skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence others and challenge ways of thinking
  • A keen interest in manufacturing and precision engineering
  • A passion for driving continuous improvement projects
  • To be a well 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

Job Specifics

  • £19k Per Annum Salary
  • 38 hour working week
  • This opportunity is at our Leicester site, LE18 4ZH


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
  • Starting Salary: £19,000 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • 12 months
  • Leicester
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical

Also Accepting...

  • Most Engineering disciplines

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