Unassailable Fit & Forget Pressure Moulded Cable Systems for Hostile Environments

Production Apprentice [Level 3 Qualification]

Salary: Competitive with pay progression scheme

Location: Andover

Scientific Management International designs, manufactures, and installs bespoke pressure moulded cable systems, through-hull penetrators and pressure moulded connectors to a wide variety of sectors operating in the most challenging & hostile environments on the planet.

As a result of its world beating reputation for fit and forget performance, the Company is growing. We are looking for additional Apprentices to join the team. If you want to begin and develop your career in a growing, successful company and believe you have the skills and attributes we’re looking for, then apply now.

Our previous apprentices have gone on to specialise in a variety of fields such as engineering, quality & compliance and management. In a growing company, with the right attitude and dedication, a successful career in a whole range of fields will be open to you.


Our production team are responsible for the assembly of harsh environment cable systems consisting of pressure hull glands, sensors and associated equipment.

Operatives will work in a team environment and are responsible for meeting monthly output levels along with quality standards as specified within or process specifications. This includes keeping accurate records of manufacture and test results.

Skills and Experience

Level 3 Apprentice positions require 5 GCSE’s at grade C/4 or above including Maths, English and a science. No previous engineering experience is necessary although any mechanical or electrical knowledge could be advantageous. Apprentices spend 1 day per week at college in term time studying engineering for up to 4 years.

You should demonstrate a positive attitude, determination to learn and progress and be a strong team player.

Please be aware that many roles working for SMI will be subject to security restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Although the application deadline is end of July, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we find the ideal candidate.


As well as the opportunity to join a successful company, you’ll also receive:

  • Competitive Salary and opportunity for progression
  • 25 days holiday per annum (plus bank holidays)
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Life Assurance
  • A range of high street discounts and other benefits
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Free Uniform

Closing Date: 2024-07-31

Current Date: 2024-05-18

Application Deadline

  • Opening Date: 8 May 2024
  • Application Deadline: 31 July 2024

Application Process

To apply for the available roles, send your CV to recruitment@smi.group with a covering letter outlining what you believe you could bring to the role, along with your salary expectations.

No agencies please.

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