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Graduate Development Framework - Support Engineer - Air - Samlesbury/Warton - 2019

Graduate at BAE Systems

Graduate Development Framework - Support Engineer - Air - Samlesbury/Warton - 2019

Graduate at BAE Systems

  • LocationPreston, UK
  • Position levelGraduate
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 06 Jan, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 07 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

Role Profile

BAE Systems Air Sector Engineering is responsible for the design and build of fixed wing military and training aircraft, unmanned air vehicles, as well as providing training, support and information services for the UK RAF and other customers worldwide.

Support Engineering is a fast growing area and covers applying systems engineering principles to the development of concepts and designs in readiness for Customer Service operations. Support service design involves,

  • Engagement with customers and their needs
  • Modelling service solution performance and integrity
  • Understanding the value and performance of data to deliver world class services

Influencing a diverse technical, aircraft maintenance, supply chain and training service community

What you will be doing... (Role Duties and Responsibilities)

On a graduate placement an individual would be expected to be involved in a number of areas in order to develop a broad understanding of fast jet and unmanned systems and the activities undertaken in the design and development of innovative support solutions. Tasks involved could include,

  • Engaging with customer representatives to translate concepts of operation in to service requirements
  • Modelling and specifying the performance and costs of service and product range options
  • Creating concepts, specification and test or analysis evidence for service components
  • Integration of change projects driven by air platform, Air Sector or Corporate strategy in our service design
  • Through life - understanding existing service designs and their performance to enable continuous improvement

You could also be involved with estimating project costs and timescales, attending meetings, business winning activities, supporting design reviews, writing technical reports and providing presentations to managers and customers.

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, Systems Engineering, Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical or Electrical engineering.

Overview of Business Unit

The Air sector is a world leader in the aerospace industry with expertise that can be traced back to the very earliest days of aviation.

We design and build advanced training and combat aircraft; develop and work with the latest in cutting-edge technology; and provide support and maintenance for our customers across the world. By joining our 23,000-strong global workforce, you could directly contribute to some of our leading aircraft including the Eurofighter Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II or our next generation of aircraft, in the UK or at one of our international sites. Whether you’re providing direct support to our customers, ensuring our programmes run to time and cost or influencing the design and manufacture of our products, you’ll be completing work that counts.

We’re looking for people who are passionate about delivering excellence and supporting some of the world’s most significant aerospace organisations.

We believe in investing in our people and inspiring continual innovation in our business. Developing and using the latest technology to compete with the world’s best is at the heart of what we do.

Providing world-class training, support and development to our people means we inspire the very best talent to achieve great things.

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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