BAE Systems

Logistics Intermediate Apprenticeship - Submarines

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

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.

What does the Apprenticeship involve?

From the first year of your apprenticeship you’ll be introduced to the company and begin a series of placements, each lasting approx. four months. These placements will develop your skills, knowledge and behaviours in your chosen role. You will also undertake academic studies part time at college.

The role is one ideally suited to enthusiastic people who enjoy working in a team and have excellent communication skills. The role will involve working in a variety of our different Material Management teams, such as Warehousing, Transport and Material Delivery. 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.

Qualification requirements

Five GCSEs at grades A*-E/3-9 (or equivalent), including English, maths and science/ technical subject.

Overview of business unit

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

Today we are the prime contractor in the Astute programme and the UK’s only designer and builder of nuclear powered submarines – one of the world’s most complex engineering challenges. The first four submarines in the class are now in service with the Royal Navy and the final three Astute class submarines are at various stages of construction at the Barrow site.

We are also the industrial lead for the Dreadnought programme, the Royal Navy’s next generation of nuclear deterrent submarines.

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.


Supply Chain and Warehouse Operative [Level 2]

Additional job details

£10,297 - £17,143

dependant on age at starting and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and share saving scheme

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 28 February 2022

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Closing date:  28 February 2022

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