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Manufacturing Engineering 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 to support our expanding business. Working in a rewarding and challenging environment, you 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.

You will work on a variety of projects within the Manufacturing Department, with a key focus on cost reduction and using your skills to identify and pursue manufacturing/ process/procedure improvements. You will be assigned real life projects to work on with real cost savings which will benefit the business.

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

  • To be studying for a relevant engineering degree (Mechanical, Manufacturing or Electronics / Electrical), 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...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical

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