Operational Research and Analytics Degree Apprenticeship 2019
Expires18 days

Operational Research and Analytics Degree Apprenticeship 2019

Job description

Analytics is a field that uses mathematics, operational research, statistics and predictive modelling techniques to find meaningful patterns and knowledge in recorded data.

Operational Research (O.R.), is the discipline of applying analytical methods to help make better decisions. Its methods can be used by almost all organisations, groups and individuals. It uses methods such as logic and mathematical modelling to analyse complex situations, giving decision makers of all types the power to make more effective decisions.

This decision making covers most areas of Sellafield, and the interface with design engineering enables the best possible levels of plant availability and helps us to accelerate high hazard reduction in a safe, environmentally responsible, cost effective and pragmatic way.

As an Analytics Apprentice you will be part of a training programme designed to develop the skills required to successfully deliver Sellafield Ltd’s current and future missions. In the first two years you will learn common elements of engineering such as the application of maths and science to engineering design and fundamentals of computer aided engineering including 3D modelling. Analytics apprentices will gain specialist technical knowledge in the following areas:

  • Mathematical methods
  • Statistical analysis
  • Discrete event simulation modelling
  • Data visualisation

Throughout your chosen scheme, you will get to work on exciting projects and deliver complex pieces of work whilst becoming an integral part of a community of enthusiastic, talented individuals, who will go on to shape the future of Sellafield Ltd.

What we look for
To succeed on this scheme you should have a passion for problem solving and mathematics and a desire to pursue a career within the field. You will have the opportunity to complete a level 6 Bachelors of Science degree, whilst learning the practical skills required for the role and earning a salary.

We are looking for bright, articulate, enthusiastic and punctual people, with a good attitude, a willingness to learn. Demonstrable interest in a career in maths and analytics through appropriate subject choices at GCSE and/or A Level, i.e. science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects. Evidence of elements such as leadership, teamwork and community work (prefect at school, Duke of Edinburgh, mentoring younger students or sports captain, etc.) are desirable.

  • A minimum of Grade C (Step four) or above in at least five GCSEs including English language, maths and a science (physics, chemistry, biology or similar)
  • A minimum of 96 UCAS points, including maths at A Level grade B or above and science at A level grade C or above. Other level three STEM qualifications may be considered.

How to apply

Please note interviews will be conducted over 23, 24 and 25 April 2019.

For further information on other Sellafield Ltd Apprenticeship programme rewards, please refer to the ‘your reward’ page within the Apprenticeship section of our careers website.

You are advised to regularly check your emails (including any junk mail/spam folders) for correspondence related to this post, including assessment or interview invitations and any other type of correspondence relating to your application.

In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, Sellafield Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy early.

In promoting equal opportunities, Sellafield Ltd welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

Job number: SP02656

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Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 11/03/2019

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Closing date: 11/03/2019


Additional job details

LocationRisley, Warrington

Competitive salary

ContractFixed term
Working hoursFull-time

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