OneWeb Satellites is pioneering new value propositions in space through the design and large-scale manufacturing of low-cost, ultra-high performing satellites at high volumes. Our factory and supply chain are tuned to produce up to 15 satellites per week. These spacecrafts are modular and designed for multiple mission configurations. OneWeb Satellites’ ability to iterate on satellite design and launch new satellites in quantity faster than ever before secures our competitive advantage in spacecraft production.
A career at OneWeb satellites is for those who want to do something extraordinary, yet with a meaningful purpose. What we do here is hard, but our successes will be even more rewarding.
We have an exciting and unique apprenticeship scheme that allows you to gain valuable work experience and knowledge of the space industry through hands-on experience of the day-to-day operations of OneWeb Satellites. Our apprenticeship program allows you to apply your classroom knowledge to our operations of our production floor. We will take you through an immersive fully-paid two-year program to fully understand the ins-and-outs of building on our of telecommunication satellites.
Our apprenticeship program provides you with fully paid tuition in gaining your Associates of Science degree in Engineering Technology and Mechatronics College Credit Certificate from Eastern Florida State College. You will spend two days a week working towards your qualification and spend the other three days in paid employment learning how to build our satellites.
To join our program you need to have at least 3.0 GPA and who have a strong passion for mechatronics and aerospace.
In order to give you a genuine experience of the operational aspects of working in the space industry, our program is designed to expose you to every aspect of our spacecraft manufacturing facility including but not limited to:, Engineering, Production and Quality. As an apprentices you have the opportunity to work across every department throughout OneWeb Satellites to gain a full business understanding.
- Your Day-to-day
- You will rotate throughout all of our production departments to give an immersive experience of the full processes that are vital for the smooth build and test of a satellite. Your department manager will provided structured learning objectives, explain what to expect whilst in their department and how to operate their line.
- Project Focused
- Based upon your current semester classes, you will be assigned projects that will either be completed individually or amongst your fellow apprentices. You will focus your time on the assigned project and develop a presentation to roll out to our Senior Management Team.
In addition to your day-to-day work, there will also be activities set up specifically for the apprentices. Some examples include:
- Mentor meetings
- Weekly Group Meetings and Roundtable Events
- Key Note Speakers
- Senior Management Team, Owners/Executives visit/meeting attendance
We are looking to recruit for this position from in May of 2021, with the start date tentative for August 2021.
This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.
OneWeb Satellites provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, OneWeb Satellites will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.