Graduate scheme


As a Graduate you will be working collaboratively with members of the Quality team to undertake inspections of the products in accordance with the relevant inspection, test plans, processes and procedures within Naval Ships

Follow you passion with the following responsibilities:

  • Work with the quality team and support inspection requirements across the build programme
  • Responsible for upholding Safety Health and Environment procedures and responsible business behaviours
  • Attend and support conducting conditions management and customer walk-round audits
  • Undertake routine Quality inspection activities in their related area with supervision
  • Support non-routine/complex activities in their related area with supervision
  • Manage own development
  • Able to access, have a clear understanding of and apply the local Management System documentation e.g. policies, procedures, workmanship standards, risk assessments and processes and apply in their related area
  • Liaise / interface with appropriate areas of the business and build effective relationships
  • Utilise calibrated measuring equipment to assess and measure tolerances of the product and record any non-conformances
  • Support the verification of non-conformances
  • Support the reporting of results of inspections using agreed processes
  • Familiarisation of Company computer systems and software as appropriate
  • Articulate and deliver Quality objectives
  • Contribute in team meetings and working groups
  • Represent the department at local Quality reviews and liaise with the customer when required
  • Support report writing and the creation of presentations ensuring accuracy and clarity of meaning

As a minimum requirement you’ll need to have obtained, or predicted to obtain, a 2:2 in your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree

What we have on offer for you!

Take your first steps in a career that motivates, rewards and evolves. At BAE Systems you’ll be working on exciting, pioneering engineering and business projects from day one. Our graduate scheme will prepare you with the skills you need to navigate situations that bring others to a standstill. We will help you make the very most of your talents. We place great importance not only on what we do, but how and why we do it. We are passionate, collaborative, and take pride in work that helps our customers and communities. Working for BAE Systems, you’ll go home at the end of each day knowing what you do really makes a difference.

Security/ Export Control

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.

Working with us

At BAE we want to be the leading employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under-represented within our industry, including women, people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to be a preferred home for veterans and reservists.

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