At Ford Motor Company we are working to revolutionise mobility; fuelled by new challenges, we are creating solutions to build a better world for everyone. To support our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we are looking for talented individuals to join the Ford family; ready to support our exciting new developments in IT, gain a Bachelor’s degree in Digital and Technology Solutions and become part of the next generation of Ford’s IT professionals.
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About the role:
The Higher IT Apprenticeship here at Ford will take 4 years to complete leading to a full university BSc (Honours) degree in Digital and Technology Solutions.
The Apprenticeship includes on-the-job training that will take place at the relevant Ford operation (Dunton Campus or Dagenham Engine Plant), where you will get to apply your knowledge and gain valuable work experience in the areas you love.
Initially, you will be working within the Software Development Organisation with progression onto business facing teams planning future IT/strategy and projects, operations teams entrusted with running our most critical systems day to day, and our banking subsidiary Ford Credit, where you experience the full use of end-to-end IT. Meaning you will be starting your IT career with the best possible range of experience and know-how.
To excel here at Ford, you will have the following attributes:
A keen interest in learning more about IT and applying your knowledge in the workplace.
Willingness to work flexibly and adapt to both academic & work environments.
A strong drive to understand the occupational values of your chosen pathway, make improvements and solve problems.
Ability to communicate effectively and work well with others.
Ability to demonstrate leadership abilities and work in a team.
To become part of our team, you will need:
A minimum of 5 GCSE grades* *including grade B (Level 5/6) in English, Maths, and Physics or Double Science.
3 A Levels or equivalent at BCC (equal to 104 UCAS points)*including *Including a Science or Technology related subject.
A Degree Apprenticeship with Ford Motor Company is an exciting opportunity to pursue practical work experience using world class technologies and processes, alongside academic learning.
Access to our Employee Development and Assistance Programme (EDAP) - which can provide up to £300 per year for non-job-specific education, training and development.
A unique opportunity to access Ford’s Privilege scheme - allowing you to purchase Ford vehicles at a discount.
A great salary increasing yearly, along with our competitive pension scheme.
An excellent work-life balance, including a generous holiday allowance of 26 days.
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