Aerospace Engineering

As a graduate or undergraduate Aircraft Maintenance & Support Engineer, you'll develop a broad understanding of aircraft systems and the activities undertaken in design, development, test, maintenance and support.

BAE Systems Military Air & Information (MAI) is the air sector of BAE Systems, responsible for the design and build of fixed wing military and training aircraft, as well as providing training, support and information services for the UK RAF and other customers worldwide.

As an Aerospace Engineering you would cover a range of disciplines including aerodynamics, electromagnetics, structures, integration, airworthiness, support engineering, mission systems, test engineering, flight systems and training systems integration.

Graduates joining MAI as an Aerospace Engineeer will be offered challenging placements with the opportunity to become involved in a number of areas relating to Aerospace Engineering. 

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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?

Military Air & Information:  Our GDF programme is a 2 year a scheme commencing with an induction to the Graduate programme followed by 4 x 6 month placements. These are designed to develop your technical knowledge and skills and will be supported by relevant functional internal training. On completion it is highly likely that you will be given the opportunity to support our products in the export market by working overseas.

Graduate Development Framework (GDF)

Available in Military Air & Information - Warton/ Samlesbury/ Brough, this is our two year graduate scheme, which develops people who are passionate about and show great potential in their chosen field. Through a mix of study and on-the-job training in multiple placements, you’ll steadily acquire the skills and experience needed to become an Aerospace Engineer, with a starting salary of £28,000. While on the scheme you’ll also receive regular salary and performance reviews and be supported to work towards chartered engineer status with a relevant institution.

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: £28,000
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Location: Warton/Samlesbury (Lancashire) or Brough (Hull)
  • Region: North West, Yorkshire
  • Type: Graduate Programme

Disciplines accepted...

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

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