Aircraft Maintenance and Support - Graduate Development Framework (GDF)
graduate scheme

Aircraft Maintenance and Support - Graduate Development Framework (GDF)

BAE Systems
Samlesbury · Warton
Time left to apply
7 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

As an Aircraft Maintenance and Support graduate or undergraduate, you will be part of a team working to ensure the continuing airworthiness of our customers' aircraft. This could include working with customers to deliver operational excellence, working with the business to ensure we have the right people, tools and skills in the right places at the right time to deliver customer excellence.

BAE Systems Military Air and Information (MAI) is already recognised as an innovative and world class aircraft design, development and manufacturing organisation. It is now developing its portfolio to include through life support services to our customers' availability of their aircraft, ensuring safety and continual improvement is at the heart of everything we deliver. At the centre of this strategy is the Aircraft Maintenance & Support (AM&S) Function.

AM&S will deliver aircraft services, safely, efficiently and effectively utilising recognised best practice aligned to the emerging regulatory framework.

Graduates joining MAI AM&S Function will be offered a number of challenging placements covering a range of business critical activities, operational delivery and regulatory environments.

You will be offered opportunities to work on our customer air bases, learning how our customers' and AM&S operate to ensure aircraft availability to deliver military effect. You will also work within the regulation team to understand how we manage our Quality System to ensure Continuing Airworthiness of aircraft (Part M), maintain aircraft (Part 145) and provide training and licensing for maintenance personnel (Part 66 and 147).

Finally you will have the opportunity to work within Supply Chain, Fleet Planning, Resource Capability and much more.

Company information

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 83,100 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability and national security solutions – helping to protect people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure. That’s work that matters and inspires us.

Person requirements

You will need an analytical mind, a keen eye for detail and a highly methodical approach to work. As a strong communicator, you will have the opportunity to collaborate effectively with both internal and external customers.

Qualifications and experience requirements

To apply, you’ll need a minimum 2:1 bachelor's degree in a relevant degree subject – please refer to the BAE Systems website for further details. You must also be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance.

Accepted degree subjects




£2,000 welcome payment • Regular development reviews • Mentoring • Competitive pension scheme • Car lease and share schemes • 20% of salary available up front as an optional advance • 25 days’ holiday per year


Samlesbury · Warton

Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

Start date


How to apply

Closing date: 30/11/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 30/11/2017

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