Intermediate Apprentice Submarines Logistics

Location Barrow

Salary We offer a competitive salary with annual increases throughout the apprenticeship and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and Share Incentive plan.

What you will be doing
The role of a Logistics Apprentice within BAE Systems Submarines involves working with a variety of different areas of Material Management to ensure the vital supply of materials and services to support our various programs.
Logistics sits within the wider Supply Chain Function and focusses on the latter stages of the Procurement Process. Which includes the receipting, storage, maintenance and distribution of critical materials.
The role is one ideally suited to enthusiastic individuals who enjoy working as part of a team and have excellent communication skills. It will also look to develop hands on experience, so Logistics specific training will be delivered whilst on scheme. Which will include Forklift Truck, Safe Handling and Transport training.
During your two year apprenticeship you’ll be introduced to the company and begin a diverse mix of placements, that will offer a distinctive set of practical and technical skills in your chosen role. These placements will provide you with a breadth of knowledge of the function, as well as giving you the opportunity to work alongside experts in the field.
The role will involve working in a variety of our different Material Management teams, such as Warehousing, Transport and Material Delivery. Where you will be required to interact with various teams and stakeholders within the business to ensure the receipt, storing and delivery of items across our Barrow site.
You will also undertake academic studies part time at college, studying towards a Level 2 Logistics relevant qualification.

BAE Systems are committed to your personal development, as such, there will be plenty of opportunities to get involved with additional relevant training, coaching and activities to enrich your experience whilst on scheme and beyond.

Overview of business unit
Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.
The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.
Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world’s most complex engineering challenges.
We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you’ll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

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.

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. A career here means using your passion and ingenuity to defend national security with breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions. It’s rewarding work that truly makes a difference. And as you tackle critical projects, you’ll work alongside a supportive team – driven by a shared ambition to protect what really matters. At BAE Systems, you’ll find an extraordinary career where you can realize your true potential.

Why BAE Systems?
This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under represented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.
We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Export Control / Security
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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Qualification requirements
3 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at A* – E / 9-3 including Maths & English

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