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Manufacturing Engineer Summer Internship (Electronic Systems Sector)

Rochester

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Role Profile

An opportunity has arisen for a Summer Internship within BAE Systems Manufacturing department to carry out a range of manufacturing based activities in a dynamic environment. This role will be based out of our site in Rochester.

We support a range of commercial and military platforms, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, ground vehicles, human-machine interfaces and power management. Our systems operate in more than 100 countries with 25 air forces, 30 manufacturers and 280 airlines. Around 1,500 professionals work here, all focused on delivering innovation and outstanding customer responsiveness. We are a rapidly growing and successful part of one of the world’s leading defence, security and aerospace companies.

We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you’ll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

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What you will be doing… 

As a Summer Intern within Manufacturing your main activities will involve:

  • Design and development work related to manufacturing, electronic and optical integration into our products
  • Understand the development processes and tools used and the comprehensive testing of our products
  • Appreciate the manufacturing challenges, supplier involvement, project management, cost and quality aspects
  • As a Summer Intern within Manufacturing your skills will ideally include:
  • A proven ability in design, problem solving and reporting
  • Strong Team working and Communication skills
  • Self-motivation.

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. Accepted degrees: Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Manufacturing Systems.

The degree must contain aspects of DFM (design for manufacturing), Lean manufacturing - value stream mapping, cell layouts, point of use material, KANBAN, Quality management system, Materials analysis – adhesives, metals, composite materials.

Overview of Business Unit

The Electronic Systems sector spans the commercial and defence electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems.

Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions around the world, primarily in the United States and United Kingdom.

From digital helmet-mounted displays to cutting-edge flight controls, our employees in Rochester, UK, design, develop and produce some of the world’s most advanced avionics equipment spanning both the commercial and defence markets. We also provide world-leading aftermarket support and in-service repair for aircraft fleets around the globe, and delivers innovative propulsion and power management systems to transit markets across the United Kingdom and Europe.

If you have the imagination and determination to be involved in industry-changing innovations every day, then you’ll be a perfect fit for our Electronic Systems business.

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.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above (expected)
  • Summer - open to 1st years, Summer
  • Rochester (Kent)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Systems
 

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  • 01772 677277

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