Smiths Detection safeguards people, business and infrastructure with the latest innovations in screening technology. We are a leader in the detection and identification of security threats and contraband. With experience in airport security and advancing digital capabilities for monitoring ports and borders, Smiths Detection is helping make the world a safer place.
We are part of Smiths Group a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange and part of the FTSE100. We apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver innovative solutions that meet our customers’ needs. Our products and services – often hidden from view – touch the lives of millions of people every day. We serve a wide range of end markets – from healthcare, energy and petrochemicals through to threat and contraband detection, telecommunications and equipment manufacture.
The Smiths Detection Engineering Apprenticeship provides the perfect opportunity to join a high performing Engineering team. You will work with exciting technologies, develop expertise enabling you to grow into a highly capable multi-skilled engineer and gain great engineering qualifications.
You will be working as part of a team to provide technical support and expertise for all areas of the engineering function including, manufacturing and assembly, test, service on site and at customer premises, analysis tools, measurement, off line programming, process control, performance and continuous improvement solutions, capacity planning, production scheduling/planning, product technical applications and capability, product development and innovation, engineering drawing, purchasing and/or supply of goods or services for engineering activities, quality control, inspection and e-commerce technologies as required.
The requirements are designed to offer stretch, progression and exposure to all Engineering and Operational functions within the business, including:
The apprenticeship programme will include:
- Day release at college to complete an Engineering Apprenticeship programme
- Rotation through the following departments to give wide ranging experience of Smiths Detection
On successful completion of the program the apprentices have the opportunity to join Smiths Detection in one of the disciplines above as an Engineering Technician. You will be trained to higher levels of competence and further education opportunities including ONC, HNC and BEng Foundation Degree.
Smiths Group will use your details for the purpose of processing your application for a role with us. If you are unsuccessful in your application, we will retain your information for a maximum of 2 years. Please be aware that your information may be transferred to Smiths Group offices worldwide for the purpose of meeting our national and international recruitment needs. We may share your information with third parties, who will process the data solely under Smiths Group instruction, for our recruitment purposes.
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