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Company Profile - E2v


Our people design, develop and manufacture inspirational high technology engineering solutions for the most exacting requirements of global systems companies.

Who are we?

We deliver solutions, sub-systems and components, to these advanced systems companies, for their specialist applications within medical & science, aerospace & defence, and commercial & industrial markets.

Career Opportunities

e2v continues to grow and prosper as an international innovator, delivering technology solutions for high performance systems. Our success is built on the commitment and hard work of our people across the world working for e2v to live our values; to innovate and to work together in making e2v a world leader in technology solutions.

Training and Development

e2v’s apprenticeship scheme brings you into contact with the systems and products that lie at the core of our rapidly evolving business. These include components and products for markets such as thermal imaging cameras for firefighters, imaging devices for medical, science, industrial, space and astronomy and many more.

We offer apprenticeships at our Chelmsford and Lincoln sites. During the three-year scheme we will help you to develop new skills and techniques. You will receive extensive practical experience as well as recognised qualifications to provide the foundations for a successful career in engineering. An e2v apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to work with a skilled team across a variety of engineering and technical disciplines.

In your first year you will complete a minimum of 18 weeks of full time training at college. After this you will continue to study on a day release basis towards your technical certificate from a range of Engineering disciplines – typically a BTEC National Certificate (NC). Whilst on work placements in various parts of the business, you will become familiar with the technologies and processes of the Company. At the same time, you will have opportunities to develop your problem solving and communication skills and as well as your team working abilities.

Day release study for your technical certificate will continue throughout your apprenticeship with those most successful going on to study for the HNC. As you build your experience through a series of practical placements, your training will be extended to cover quality management, training techniques and project management. In the final year of the programme, participants who have completed the NC will become qualified Technicians, while those continuing with the HNC qualification will become Technician Engineers.

What we look for

  • knowledge of electrical, thermal, RF/microwave  principles     
  • Solid-State Physics degree 1st Level   
  • Electronic Engineering    Mechanical Engineering

What we offer

  • Salaries are Banded starting at £22-25,000 for entry level
  • Aviva Stakeholder Pension Scheme (up to 6% matching contribution level)
  • 4 x base salary life assurance (if in above pension scheme)
  • 25 days annual holiday
  • Option to buy up to 5 extra days holiday per year
  • Hours – 37 per week (Mon-Thurs 8.30am – 5.00pm & Fri 8.30am – 4.30pm)
  • Free secure parking On site restaurant and catering facilities
  • Cycle to work – purchase a bike & safety equipment up to £1000, tax free via salary sacrifice
  • E2v treats – Premium discounts on hotels, electrical appliances, local companies etc
  • Share Save scheme
  • Childcare vouchers – purchase up to £243 worth of vouchers a month free from tax and NI
  • Whoosh – The Whoosh centre offers venue hire and courses
  • Refer a friend – up to £1000 (net value)

How to apply

See current opportunities.

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