Ryanair is Europe's only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), operating more than 1,500 daily flights (over 500,000 per year) from 57 bases, across 1,500 low fare routes, connecting 180 destinations in 28 countries and operating a fleet of 305 new Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Ryanair has recently announced firm orders for a further 175 new Boeing aircraft, which will be delivered between 2014 and 2018. Ryanair currently has a team of more than 8,500 highly-skilled professionals, will carry over 80 million passengers this year and has an outstanding 28-year safety record.
Prestwick Aircraft Maintenance (PAM) is the largest heavy aircraft maintenance provider for our client Ryanair, carrying out maintenance on Ryanair's fleet of 305 New Generation Boeing 737-800 series aircraft, at our Hangar facility at Prestwick International Airport, Ayrshire, Scotland.
We are currently recruiting for individuals to enter our Engineer Apprentice programme. Apprentices will be involved in aircraft maintenance, repairs and modifications across all zones of the aircraft - wings, engines, fuselage & tail, cabin and flight deck.
The apprenticeship programme is four years and based at our hangar in Prestwick. This is an excellent opportunity for successful candidates to work in an exciting, vibrant industry and obtain a recognised qualification in aircraft maintenance.
Together with good hands skills and a natural aptitude for problem-solving, candidates must have a good understanding of Mathematics, Physics and demonstrate a keen interest in mechanics & aviation.
Preference will be given to candidates who have a good academic record and successfully completed, or are about to complete, an Aeronautical Engineering related qualification. The recruitment process for shortlisted candidates consists of a technical interview, a practical test and an aptitude test (all completed on the day of the interview). A second interview may be necessary to finalise the best candidates.
If you feel you have the ambition and commitment to succeed in this challenging and rewarding career, please submit your CV, quoting reference "App13 Mech" for B1s or "App13 Avo" for B2s in the subject line of the email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a CV and cover letter, outlining your results, achievements, hobbies, technical skills and any technical projects that you may have been involved in. Please note that all applicants must have the unrestricted right to work in the UK.
The closing date for applications is strictly Friday 17th May 2013 at 5pm. Any applications submitted after this date will not be considered.
Interviews & assessments for this role will take place early - mid June 2013. Successful applicants will begin their apprenticeship mid-late August.
If you have any questions in regards to the application process, please contact Gillian Peat, HR Manager on 01292 473119.
Closing Date: 17/05/2013