Apprentice – Level 3 in Engineering and Manufacturing

Horstman Defence Systems Limited, Bath, UK

We are recruiting for a number of apprentices for our Bath Operations Team.

Horstman has a proud tradition of recruiting and developing apprentices through the business, in a variety of subjects including Engineering and Supply Chain and many apprentices go on to develop in a variety of roles in the business. We have apprentices who have gone onto a variety of careers in the business including as CNC machinists, Buyers and Manufacturing Engineers.

We work with Bath College to support our apprentices in their Level 3 Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacturing. This takes place over 4 years – with a mixture of college time and hands on experience in the workplace.

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Spending time undertaking tasks in our CNC Machine shop.
  • Undertaking assembly tasks in our Assembly department.
  • Working with our Manufacturing Engineers and Design Engineers to geta better understanding of the design of our products and the processes behind the manufacturing of them.
  • You will also spend time in other departments such as our Quality Department to get a wider understanding of the business.

Desired skills and personal qualities

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Number skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Non judgemental
  • Qualifications GCSE or equivalent Mathematics, English and Science (Grade 4/C orabove) essential.

If you would be interested in pursuing a career in an engineering business, please do email a copy of your CV to or apply below.

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