BAE Systems
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Production Engineering Summer Internship

Job description

As a Production Engineer Summer intern, you will have the opportunity to join a large team of highly qualified Engineers. You will contribute to supporting the ongoing Fabrication and outfitting of vessels, developing improvements to the production processes and facilities.

What you will be doing

The Production Engineering Department (PED) is a specialist team experienced in the processes and techniques of fabricating and outfitting vessels. It provides a varied and flexible Engineering service to support production activities, and develop improvements to production processes and facilities.

We offer a valuable service to the business in providing the knowledge, guidance and experience to ensure we are able to fabricate and build the product. Our main focus is to provide the engineering outputs to enable to major Production activities to occur safely and efficiently. This includes arrangements for supporting, handling & transportation of the minor and major vessel structures, and the shipping of major modules. As an integrated department, the work is varied and we provide a significant input from vessel early design, through 1st cut steel, fabrication, outfit, commissioning, launch, until the vessel exit from the Barrow’s dock system.

An equally important aspect of the department is to provide the design and associated supporting calculations for the jigs and rigs required to enable the build and supporting Facilities.

Security / export control statement
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.

Diversity and inclusion statement
We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

Every placement will be challenging, exciting and inspiring.

What we are looking for

All roles within Maritime - Submarines are restricted to British citizens who do not hold dual nationality. Unfortunately, if you do not meet these criteria it will not be possible to take your application any further. This does not, however, exclude you from working for other parts of the BAE Systems organisation and further information regarding potential roles can be found at


To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree in a STEM subject for our graduate scheme. In addition, you must be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance

Accepted degree subjects

  • physics
  • transport engineering
  • chemical engineering
  • geology and geographical science
  • mechanical engineering
  • materials science
  • accounting and finance
  • sports science
  • engineering management
  • civil engineering and construction
  • environmental science and ecology

Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 2 September 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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