To ensure Alvis Vickers Limited continues to occupy a world leading position as a supplier of integrated, high quality land-based defence systems and support equipment, we will continue to develop our technology and business systems. We need people who want to make an impact and deliver our objectives.
We are looking to develop a workforce of technically proficient and professionally-able people who enjoy the challenges of a project-driven culture; initiating and implementing change, expecting ever-moving goal posts; rising to the challenge of tight deadlines and flexible working practices.
We require our people to be:
We recognise that our people are key to the success of our business. As such, we are committed to providing resources and support in terms of training, development, education and involvement to enable them to achieve their full potential as effective contributors to the business. Our aims are as follows:
Over the years, we have built up a reputation for our comprehensive training programmes for people under 25.
We offer the following opportunities:
Our workforce is highly skilled and we are inclined to develop our people from within, if we can. However, our recruitment strategy is projects/contract-driven and responds to requirements for particular skills/professional expertise to address work in hand, in different functions of the business.
When we require additional expertise/professional support, whether in engineering design, systems, electronics, manufacturing or support functions such as our marketing, purchasing, logistics support, personnel or finance functions, we advertise on our company website, in the national and local press, professional magazines and job centres.
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graduate development programme
industrial placements for students