BAE Systems

Operations Manufacturing and Production Internship

Our Operations, Manufacturing & Production Engineers transform designs into products.

Manufacturing Engineers are responsible for supporting the manufacturing and construction teams to deliver to the best of their ability, helping to produce our cutting edge products in the most effective way, delivering to our customer at the highest quality, at the right time, within cost.

As a graduate/ undergraduate your enthusiasm will be put to good use, implementing the changes necessary to maintain the businesses reputation as a world class manufacturer.

As a graduate you will complete a number of individual placements of your choice within the manufacturing engineering team, which will give you a deep understanding of this essential discipline, projects could be:

  • Implement process improvements alongside the shop floor teams through root cause analysis and other lean manufacturing techniques
  • Developing facility layouts to maximise efficiency
  • Working with technical authors to write workmanship standards, process instructions etc.
  • Employing visual management

Meanwhile the Operations function is responsible for taking the designs, raw materials and plans and making our products a reality. When cost, safety and quality are all paramount, this can be quite a challenge.

Operations is one of the largest functions within BAE Systems and covers all aspects of manufacturing, construction and integration. As an Operations graduate you will be able to get involved at all levels of the business, from solving manufacturing problems on the shop floor, through to working on facility strategies or managing your own improvement projects. It is an exciting and diverse function, and so are the opportunities.

Learning and Development

We recognise that development is key to you fulfilling your professional potential and us delivering our business commitments. That’s why we’ve created schemes where you take ownership of your career aspirations and we give you support, training and practical experience to help you succeed.

Application Process

We open for applications on 1st September 2017, closing our Summer Internship roles on 31st October 2017 therefore early application is advised.

We ask all candidates to apply online using our application form to ensure our selection process is completely fair and consistent.

Your online application will then go through a variety of strength-based selection methods, either online or face-to-face, and is likely to conclude at an interview with the recruiting manager(s).

If successful, you will be expected to start in the business from the end of June 2018.

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