Noise and Vibration Engineering - Graduate Development Framework (GDF)
graduate scheme

Noise and Vibration Engineering - Graduate Development Framework (GDF)

BAE Systems
Time left to apply
17 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

Our graduate Noise and Vibration Engineers spend two years in specialist teams creating and testing equipment that ensures noise and vibration levels fall within specification.

The Noise and Vibration Engineering Department (NAVED) is a specialist team of engineers, who together focus on issues of radiated noise, acoustic noise and vibration. You'll be responsible for testing new and in service equipment to ensure that radiated noise and vibration levels fall within specification. At the same time, you'll also get involved in designing solutions to potential problems in these areas. This might see you dynamically balancing rotational equipment to reduce the noise profile of a new machine, creating instrumentation rigs to cope with often unique environmental conditions during trials or even working with Navy teams to address an existing issue.

Working in NAVED will expose you to advanced technologies in the field of noise and vibration engineering such as, but not limited to, MeScope 3D modelling and FE analysis programme.

Our Submarines business employs 5,000 people across several UK locations and has built every submarine currently in service with the Royal Navy. Working in NAVED is unusual because of the amount of work the engineers do off site on products outside of the Submarines business, for example our Noise and Vibration Engineers have also worked on the Type 45 Destroyer, Terrier Armoured Vehicles and AS90 Mobile Artillery Unit.

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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

In terms of personal qualities, we look for people who are highly motivated and analytical. You’ll be able to see how the smallest detail affects the whole system and must be focused on quality, safety and reliability as these are the factors which give our products an advantage. Good communication skills are also essential, as you’ll be frequently working in multidisciplinary environments.

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



Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

Start date


How to apply

Closing date: 31/12/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 31/12/2017

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