Graduate Opportunity

Operations Engineer - Graduate Programme

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Role Profile

  • Support in the development of department processes.
  • Produce appropriate department documentation.
  • Responsible for liaising with planning and other technical departments.
  • Responsible for developing innovative process solutions.
  • Develop and mentor new employees and team members.
  • Responsible for identifying own development opportunities.
  • Understand, develop and implement greater customer and external relations.
  • To be able to access, have a clear understanding of and apply the Quality and HS&E Management System documentation, eg Process Instructions, Workmanship Standards, Risk Assessments etc, applicable to your particular work scope and to obey all HS&E rules and control measures.

What you will be doing… 

Undertaking various placements within the operations function to fully understand the product and the environment. To work alongside the trade individuals in the building and commission of the Submarine. Running with various projects and looking at how we can improve our current processes. Developing and building relationships.

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Entry Requirements and what we are looking for

To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree in any STEM subject. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are looking to succeed and develop others , excellent communication skills both verbal and written with a high desire to excel on the Operations Graduate development scheme.

Overview of Business Unit

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.
Today we are the prime contractor in the Astute programme and the UK’s only designer and builder of nuclear powered submarines – one of the world’s most complex engineering challenges.

The first three submarines in the class, HMS Astute, HMS Ambush and HMS Artful, are now in service with the Royal Navy and the final four Astute class submarines are at various stages of construction at the Barrow site.

We are also the industrial lead for the Dreadnought programme, the Royal Navy’s next generation of nuclear deterrent submarines. Construction of the first of four submarines, named Dreadnought, began last year
Our Submarines business employs approximately 8,700 people and in 2017 we spent around £700m with over 700 suppliers.

Security/ Export Control statement

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control 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.

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

Please see below the graduate starting dates for our locations:

  • Barrow - January 2020.

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Opportunity Overview

  • July 31st, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Barrow-in-Furness (Cumbria)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

Contact BAE Systems

  • 01772 677277

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