Operations Manufacturing and Production – Graduate Development Framework (GDF)
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Operations Manufacturing and Production – Graduate Development Framework (GDF)

Job description

Our Operations, Manufacturing and Production Engineers transform designs into products.

Manufacturing Engineers are responsible for supporting the manufacturing and construction teams to deliver to the best of their ability, helping to produce our cutting edge products in the most effective way, delivering to our customer at the highest quality, at the right time, within cost.

As a graduate/ undergraduate your enthusiasm will be put to good use, implementing the changes necessary to maintain the businesses reputation as a world class manufacturer.

As a graduate you will complete a number of individual placements of your choice within the manufacturing engineering team, which will give you a deep understanding of this essential discipline, projects could be:

  • Implement process improvements alongside the shop floor teams through root cause analysis and other lean manufacturing techniques
  • Developing facility layouts to maximise efficiency
  • Working with technical authors to write workmanship standards, process instructions etc.
  • Employing visual management

Meanwhile the Operations function is responsible for taking the designs, raw materials and plans and making our products a reality. When cost, safety and quality are all paramount, this can be quite a challenge.

Operations is one of the largest functions within BAE Systems and covers all aspects of manufacturing, construction and integration. As an Operations graduate you will be able to get involved at all levels of the business, from solving manufacturing problems on the shop floor, through to working on facility strategies or managing your own improvement projects. It is an exciting and diverse function, and so are the opportunities.

What we are looking for

Qualifications aside, manufacturing engineers need to solve complex problems across a range of areas so it requires individuals who are resourceful and motivated, with good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in an analytical way, even under pressure. As a company committed to talent, we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds and with many different skills, experience and perspectives.

Qualifications

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

Any

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 25/05/2018

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Closing date: 25/05/2018

Additional job details

LocationRochester
Additional location informationGlascoed, Radway Green
Salary

£28,000

£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

ContractPermanent
Working hoursFull-time
  • Times Top 100 Graduate Employer

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