03/01/2019 BAE Systems Barrow-in-Furness

Intermediate Apprentice – Ancillary – Barrow

  • Sector: engineering, manufacturing
  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness
  • Level: 2
Intermediate Apprentice – Ancillary – Barrow

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Role Profile

As an Ancillary Apprentice you will be involved in a variety of tasks from air monitoring and ventilation to supporting the careful movements of our products. Day to day tasks could include anything from measuring and covering electrical panels and pipework, lifting complex items such as the reactor plug into the reactor compartment or gas testing.

What Does The Apprenticeship Involve?

During your apprenticeship you will gain many skills, including assessing and measuring specific items to ensure that the protective equipment manufactured to templates, aligns with the size of the item to be protected. This also involves operating the sewing machine to construct the protection, then installing the protection onto the equipment. You will also gain experience of working safely in accordance with operational requirements and associated Safe Systems of Work.

Teamwork and communication skills are essential to this role as liaising with other trade groups will be required when working.  Whilst moving our products you may carrying out mooring and berthing operations, docking and undocking and operating capstans and anchoring arrangements in the dock systems, under the supervision of the shipwrights and boat movement team.

What Qualification Will You Get?

Level 2 Engineering Manufacture Apprenticeship Framework

How Will I Be Rewarded?

We offer competitive salaries and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and share saving scheme.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at grades A*-E/2-9 (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 three submarines in the class, HMS Astute, HMS Ambush and HMS Artful, are now in service with the Royal Navy and the final four 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. Construction of the first of four submarines, named Dreadnought, began last year
Our Submarines business employs approximately 8,700 people and in 2017 we spent around £700m with over 700 suppliers.

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.

Diversity & Inclusion

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.

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