Engineering Apprentice - September 2024

We’re looking for an Engineering Apprentice to join our Team- as from September 2024- in Guildford. This is a fabulous opportunity for both females and males, so don`t hesitate to put yourself forward. You will be greeted by our warm and friendly team who are there to support you in your application. We want you to feel comfortable and to be able to tell your friends what a friendly and welcoming experience you had.

Our culture of continuous learning and commitment to diversity and inclusion creates an environment that allows you to build your skills and career whilst working and studying in a global organization.

Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) is the world leader in lighting and we’re constantly ahead of the curve. Signify is one of the few companies in the world to achieve carbon neutrality and we want to double that impact by 2025!

This Apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to experience from day one what is like to be an integral part of our team in fast paced working environment. Don`t worry about your technical capabilities, you will learn about all technical aspects of lighting and their controls, including fault finding, commissioning, installation, quality investigations, surveys and much more on the job and from attending college/ university.

At Signify UK & Ireland we work hard, we have fun and we make sure that we celebrate our successes. This is a great opportunity for someone who is eager to learn and would like to start a career in a Global Leading Company. If you enjoy people and you like working within a team, you will enjoy this role very much. You will have the opportunity of gaining an apprenticeship qualification up to degree level with this role if you choose so.

What you’ll do

During your 3 year apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work closely with a number of internal departments including Customer Satisfaction, Sales, Lighting Design, etc.

  • Learn about the latest lighting technology and their application.

  • Gain full knowledge of the application, programming and commissioning of lighting control systems.

  • Register and manage complaints/issues within the Service Management System.

  • Develop ability to fault find both within a workshop environment and in the field, and provide resolution

  • Learn how to complete electrical test to complete root cause analysis.

  • Gain full understanding of the different industry accreditation systems.

  • To gain external recognized qualifications with no university fees!

Your qualifications

  • Understanding of Microsoft Office programs (particularly Excel, Word and PPt), but we appreciate you may not be an experienced user. You will have an opportunity to learn these skills on the job.

  • Full driving license

  • GCSE/ BTEC attainment.

  • Eager to learn and reliable.

  • Good communicator, team player and dedicated.

  • Passionate, energized and motivated.

  • Proactive with your approach.

  • Aged 16 plus

  • Resident in England. Position is office-based in Guildford, Surrey.

What you’ll get in return…

  • Annual salary from £20.500 and 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

  • An annual bonus

  • Various Flexible Benefits

  • Qualification opportunity with external provider at no cost to you

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personalized learning platform, free training and coaching

  • Opportunity to buy Signify products with discount

  • Learn how decisions and actions are made within a global business environment

  • Great working environment with Gaming Area, Free Friday Breakfast, Daily Fresh Fruits and Social Events

  • Opportunity to meet and work with other apprentices, interns, and graduates.

  • Friendly, supportive, inclusive workplace where you will be valued and cared for.  

What happens once you complete the apprenticeship?

After successful completion of your 3 year apprenticeship you will be offered a permanent role at Signify having successfully demonstrated the appropriate skills and behavior for effective performance. There are also opportunities to continue learning to gain further external qualifications in addition to the many learning opportunities within Signify.

What we promise

Learning is fundamental to our culture. Through continuous learning, we are transforming the industry. You have the chance to learn every day, acquire new skills and perspectives through customized online programs, and on-the-job experiences.

See #SignifyLife through the eyes of our employees!

If this advert excites you, please apply now as we are seeking applications.

 Advanced Apprenticeship
 Published on 06-12-2023
 Deadline NA