Aircraft Maintenance & Support Engineering - Summer Internship

As a undergraduate Aircraft Maintenance & Support Engineer, you'll work in a team ensuring the continuing airworthiness of your assigned squadron.

BAE Systems Military Air & Information (MAI) is already recognised as an innovative and world class aircraft design, development and manufacturing organisation. It is now developing its portfolio to include Military and Technical Services. At the centre of this strategy is the Aircraft Maintenance & Support (AM&S) Function. AM&S will deliver aircraft services, safely, efficiently and effectively utilising recognised good practice aligned to the emerging military regulatory framework.

Through aligning our Organisation, Processes and Tools by operating the Aircraft Support Business Model, we create new synergies reducing duplication that help us to drive down support service costs and increase operational aircraft availability, whilst ensuring our legislative and regulatory commitments are fully maintained.

Graduates joining MAI AM&S Function will be offered challenging placements both of an operational and strategic nature in a number of areas including Supply Chain, Fleet Planning and Airworthiness. Working as part of a team in the Continuing Airworthiness environment alongside the RAF customer, you will have the opportunity to get involved in a number of activities for a variety of aircraft platforms including Typhoon and Tornado.

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What You’ll Need

To succeed in this area, you’ll need a minimum 2:1 Bachelor's degree in an engineering, numerical or scientific subject, be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance. Qualifications aside, you’ll also need an analytical mind, a keen eye for detail and a highly methodical approach to work. A strong communicator, you’ll know how to collaborate effectively with both internal and external customers. As a company committed to talent, we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds and with many different skills, experience and perspectives.

Where could you be?

Placements will be based across a number of MAI locations including Warton, Samlesbury, Humberside as well as RAF Bases. On completion it is highly likely that you will be given the opportunity to support our products in the export market by working overseas.

Summer Internship

Available at Warton/ Samlesbury, this is a 12 week internship, certified by EAL (the specialist, employer-recognised awarding organisation for the engineering, manufacturing, building services and related sectors), which will give you the chance to put theory into practice, learn from colleagues who are experts in their field, and gain insights that can only come from real world experience. During the internship you’ll also receive a salary of £16,800 per annum pro-rata.

Learning and Development

We’ll encourage and support you to realise your potential. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from colleagues who are experts in their field, and gain insights that can only come from real world experience.

Opportunity Overview

  • Salary: £16,800
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Placement Duration: Summer, Summer - open to 1st years
  • Location: Warton/Samlesbury (Lancashire)
  • Region: North West
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Disciplines accepted...

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Chemistry
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials/Minerals
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Physics
  • Science

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