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Supply Chain (Naval Ships) Graduate Programme - Glasgow

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Scotstoun
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Closing date: 
Open/ongoing

As part of the team within Naval Ships you will have the opportunity to work on some of the largest engineering projects in the UK.  We have teams working on the Royal Navy’s two new Aircraft Carriers, HMS Queen Elizabeth, HMS Prince of Wales, which will be the backbone of the UK fleet for decades to come.  We also recently delivered the advanced Type 45 Destroyers and our work is already underway on the Type 26 Global Combat Ship.  You could be responsible for a range of electronic products and services throughout their entire lifecycle.  One project may have you working with the latest technology available - creating inspired designs to be sure such innovation is used to its full potential, another may have you working on one of our shipyards to ensure existing technology is maintained correctly to guarantee its availability when urgent action is required.

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

Supply Chain roles are set in a challenging, fast paced environment.  These are ideally suited to people who enjoy using technical knowledge and people skills to solve real world problems and who are tenacious, resourceful whilst maintaining a cool head under pressure.  The ability to see tasks through to completion and ensure all details are complete is advantageous.  As much of the work involves liaising with other team members and people from other departments, the roles suit someone with good interpersonal and relationship management skills.

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: Procurement, Materials Management, Business Management, CIPS.

Overview of Business Unit

As an island nation, the UK has a proud history of world-class naval engineering. As part of our UK Maritime Sector, Naval Ships designs, builds and delivers complex warships and combat systems, and you could play a vital role in its future.

Our graduate opportunities span from engineering to project management to operations, and supply chain. You could join us as a naval architect and help shape the future of the fleet for a generation to come or, as a software engineer, programming the systems that sailors will depend on.

We’ve got great projects for you to work on, like the Royal Navy’s new Offshore Patrol Vessels or the Type 26 Global Combat Ship – a highly capable and versatile multi-mission warship designed to support anti-submarine warfare, air defence and general purpose operations anywhere on the world’s oceans.

Our combat systems are in operation in more than 20 countries around the world and this technology is vital in providing crew members with the information and capabilities they need to operate effectively, whether protecting the world’s shipping lanes or providing humanitarian relief.

We’re always looking to the future and we are committed to investing in our people to help them realise their career potential in an exciting and vibrant environment, working with the best talent in the industry.

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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Region: 
Glasgow
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