Moog Commercial Aircraft Group - Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Apprenticeship Opportunities

Assembly & Test
240627 Requisition #

Moog has developed the capability to design and manufacture the most advanced motion control products for aerospace, defence, industrial and medical applications where precise control of velocity, force, acceleration, and fluid flow are critical.

Moog’s control portfolio has expanded to include all forms of actuation technology, sophisticated control electronics, and system software. We are a leading integrator of precision motion control systems, and our products reflect the culture that our people embrace – a culture where the opportunity to solve a challenging control problem is always welcomed.

What will I do as an Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Apprentice at Moog?

Whilst working for Moog you will learn and develop engineering skills and knowledge through onsite work placements, whilst also studying for nationally recognized qualifications.

You will learn a range of skills including assembly of products, machining, and maintenance of equipment.

The first year of your Apprenticeship is full-time education at Gloucestershire Engineering Training (GET), where you will learn and develop practical and theoretical engineering knowledge in a range of subjects.

In the remainder of the years in your Moog apprenticeship, you will join the business full time, but also attend GET on a day release basis and work towards the completion of your NVQ qualification.

Throughout the apprenticeship, you will meet regularly with our apprentice team to assess ongoing performance.

We are recruiting for apprentices in these areas of our business

  • Machine Shop 
  • Assembly & Test 

Applicants must have:

  • At least 5 GCSEs, including the minimum of a level 4 (C grade) in Math, and level 4 (C grade) or above in four other subjects including Science and English
  • Please ensure your CV is up to date with details of the qualifications you are currently studying towards, including full titles and levels. You can include predicted grades if you have not completed your studies yet
  • Relevant work experience is done through school or college would be beneficial although is not essential
  • A genuine interest and enthusiasm to undertake a practical, hands-on role in a manufacturing engineering environment
  •           You should be able to show us that you are a practical person and have worked on projects either at school or at home that demonstrate this.

Application and recruitment process:

1. Application - Apply online with a cover letter and CV – the deadline for applications is Sunday 10th March 2024. Use your cover letter to tell us:

  • Why do you want to do an apprenticeship and why do you want to work in engineering?
  • What interests do you have away from school/college or work that supports a mechanical aptitude and interest in the principles of engineering?

2. Assessment – if you are selected, you will complete an assessment where your skills in areas such as Math and Mechanical aptitude will be assessed. This is an online assessment that you can complete at home, and you will be sent a link to the assessment. There is no preparation or revision required, and the assessment will take approximately 60 minutes.

3. Interview and Assessment day – if you are shortlisted following your online assessment, you will then be invited to attend one of our assessment centres in Tewkesbury, where you will have an interview, take part in a group exercise, and have the opportunity to meet some apprentices currently in the scheme. 

In return Moog can offer you:

  • A longstanding career within a culture of trust and innovation.
  • 25 Days Annual Leave increasing by 1 at 5 years’ service with further increments for long service anniversaries.
  • Benefits include Life Assurance, Company Pension Contribution beginning at 6%, Employee Share Option in addition to an extensive Flexible Benefits Programme.

You Matter at Moog – Our Mission and Vision

At Moog, we believe in the people who work for us. As part of our investment in our people, we make diversity, equity, and inclusion a priority. Our goal is to create a culture where we value, respect, and provide fair treatment and equal opportunities for all employees.

Moog aspires to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company where employees are empowered to bring their whole, authentic selves to work every day.

By recognizing and celebrating our differences, we cultivate an environment that’s the right fit for every person inside of it. Moog is a place where employees are empowered to bring their whole, authentic selves to work every day.

It is our core belief that if we take care of our employees, they will take care of our customers, partners, shareholders, and communities where we live and work.

Working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work.

You Can Do This

Once you apply for a position with Moog your CV will be held on our central recruitment management database. If you would prefer that your details are not retained by Moog, please contact us via the following email address:

About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 13,000 strong.


Our company is organized into three operating groups: Aircraft, Industrial, and Space and Defense. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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