Do you want to work on real-time projects alongside leading scientists and engineers within a globally renowned company?
Leonardo’s Industrial Placement Programme offers you a paid opportunity to develop your current skillset in an innovative and practical environment that can lead to a place on our award winning Graduate programme for engineers and business professionals of the future.
Leonardo is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. We are globally renowned and are continually expanding, offering exciting opportunities to talented individuals who want to work at the forefront of our technology. With the majority of our engineers having chartered status, you can look forward to working with highly skilled professionals that are passionate about their work.
We have created a programme across our UK site that not only increases your technical skills but gives you the opportunity to work on meaningful real life projects alongside experienced engineers and graduates across our business. You will receive coaching and support to achieve your personal goals and work in multidisciplinary teams to gain as much experience across the product lifecycle from your time in industry, as possible.
Our ultimate aim is to see you through your undergraduate years and hopefully offer you a place on our 2 year Graduate Development programme at an appropriate time. At Leonardo, we have some of the Industry’s most sophisticated technology at our fingertips, and we rely on having the very best employees to maintain our competitive edge. You will be working for a company at the cutting edge of technology, as well as enhancing your skills and business acumen, opening up your horizons to the diverse and dynamic ways in which your degree can be used.
We value those who continuously ask questions and look to resolve problems through creative and innovative thinking. We will demand a high degree of customer focus and work performance from you in order to meet our operational challenges.
As a Manufacturing Engineering Industrial Placement you will be given the opportunity to use your creative talents and innovation to contribute to the development of the core Manufacturing Engineering and New Product Introduction (NPI) processes. You working alongside a team of professional Manufacturing Engineers who facilitate the introduction of new products into manufacturing and provide real time support to the manufacturing organisation.
You will be required to gain an understanding of the current processes and techniques that are used as part of the introduction of new products and work under the guidance of your line manager to develop innovation to manufacturing and test methods in order to achieve improved manufacturing efficiency. This will include gaining a level of understanding of the key technologies involved and developing practical skills in manufacturing and test process concepts for RF, digital or optical product applications.