Digital Technology Degree Apprentice in Wolverhampton WV10

QA Apprenticeships
22 Jan 2019
24 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Employer description:

Our client is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry.

Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins, UTC Aerospace Systems and Collins Aerospace, which has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

We want someone who is...

Hobbyist, someone that self teaches and builds their understanding in their chosen subject Thrives in a hands on environment Able to work well as part of a team as well as on their own Can give examples of their strengths and knowledge Self-starter Able to follow instructions and complete tasks

Job Details:

Job overview:

Our client is looking for a talented individual to undertake a 3 to 4 year Degree Apprenticeship.

You will have the opportunity to build a deep knowledge of business imperatives and operational issues, as well as the opportunity to fully participate in the business whilst undertaking a Level 6 Digital and Technical Solutions Degree.

The Digital Technology function is a site-based team who work closely with all areas to deliver Digital Transformation for the business and support the existing applications.

The challenges start on day one, as you share responsibility for major business decisions. Our client is proud of their long-standing tradition of developing talent, and investing great energy in developing top class professionals who can operate effectively across their diverse workforce.

Main role / Responsibilities [will include but not be limited to]:

Upon joining our team, your typical responsibilities might include:

Digital Strategy – working with leaders and specialists from around the business as we develop and execute our Digital Strategy Digital Transformation – you will take an active role in the implementation of various projects in support of the Digital Strategy as we transformation our business into a smart factory

Key activities:

Automation of transactions Automation of data collection Robotic interfaces Automation of reporting Intelligent business models

Other duties include:

Digital Technology cost management – working with the business to secure cost reduction opportunities and to get best value for our expenditure System Support – providing systems support for some of our key applications (SAP, Solumina, CIMCO, Teamcenter)

Mechanical Systems

The high quality products our client design, test and produce in their Mechanical Systems help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely – every day! From landing systems and actuation to propellers, flight controls and hoist and winch – the products they manufacture work together behind the scenes to enhance the overall flight experience. Our client delight their customers with superior products and best-in-class service.

Their global team is committed to continuous improvement – they work hard to make their solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. They are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with them!

Desired qualities, skills and knowledge:

You will be able to demonstrate:

A drive for continuous improvement Self-motivated individual Able to multi-task and prioritise own work Ability to build strong relationships and be a team player A can do, find a way, attitude Experience of delivering high quality work to deadline Creativity, initiative, diplomacy, self-motivation and self confidence Must display initiative and integrity Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Proficient in Microsoft Office; specifically the use of Microsoft Excel to filter, clean, identify, analyse and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets Ideally demonstrate some form of programming or web design skills VBA, Java, PHP. ASP

This is a great opportunity to broaden your personal development and experience exciting challenges. If you’re interested in a Digital Technology Apprenticeship with Collins Aerospace, we would love to hear from you.

Desired qualification requirements:

120 UCAS points through either a BTEC extended Diploma (DDM) in a technology-based subject,


3 A-Levels, one with a technology based subject (Grade C and above) and be someone who has a genuine interest in Information Technology.

Working week:

Monday - Friday,


37hrs per week, [all details will be confirmed with the employer]


£19,000 per annum

Benefits of the role/Future prospects:

Flexible working may be available and can be discussed at interview 25 days annual leave Access to UTC scholarship programme after 12 months of employment

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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