Engineering Design Apprentice

  • Job Reference: BAE1246
  • Date Posted: 12 January 2019
  • Recruiter: BAE Systems
  • Location: Telford
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

As a Design Apprentice you will be involved in producing designs and drawings for structures, piping, electrical systems, control and instrumentation systems and mechanical components.

What Does The Apprenticeship Involve?

During your apprenticeship, you will typically work on tasks such as :-

* Conducting and managing product and process design, development, test and evaluation activities.
* Conducting and managing trials in a safe and suitable manner, from the trials planning stage to completion of the trial and presentation of the data.
*Preparation of technical documentation including reports, procurement specifications and requirement specifications.
* Conducting and supporting technical investigations.
* Development and use of safe systems of work for Engineering tasks.
* Working with suppliers, both internal and external, to ensure that technical and quality requirements are achieved for manufactured items to time and schedule.
* Development of inspection and quality controls for components and assembled products.
* Contribution to technical, design and project reviews where required.
Contribution to the Risk Management process.

What Qualification Will You Get?

Engineering Design & Draughtsperson at [Level 3]

How Will I Be Rewarded?
We offer competitive salaries and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and share saving scheme.

Entry Requirements and what we are looking for
5 GCSEs A-C/ 4-9 including Maths, English, Science or a Technical Subject

Overview of Business Unit
Land UK provides munitions, armoured vehicle services and bridging equipment to armed forces around the world. The munitions we provide include small arms ammunition, medium calibre, mortars, artillery shells, tank ammunition and warheads. Our range of vehicles includes the Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank, Warrior Infantry Fighting Vehicle, Terrier combat engineer vehicle and military bridging systems.
Supporting the armed forces with some of the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. We offer several business and engineering graduate opportunities each year and are looking for people with the passion, drive and skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK’s leading defence, aerospace and security company.
With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear, our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow, both in the UK and internationally. We invite you to join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and supporting some of their most vital equipment.

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.