V01928 - Technician Apprenticeship - Dimensional Control BAE SYSTEMS PLC

The role within Dimensional Control is based on core industrial engineering and metrology knowledge, working in a world class metrology team. Supporting all facilities and systems in order to produce quality products.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    We offer a competitive salary with annual increases throughout the apprenticeship and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and Share Incentive plan.

  • Working week

    Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000214981

  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

You will work across all major build evolutions providing predictive set up and provide advice to all build teams on critical alignment activities to ensure the product meets design intent.

Using cutting edge portable metrology hardware and software, you will gather product data before analysing using CAD and engineering drawings to create reports and advise on optimal positions or highlight any potential problems well in advance of the actual build evolution.

The role works between Engineering and Operations and interprets the Engineering outputs, such as drawings and CAD models, tooling and documentation in order that Operations can undertake the build of the submarines efficiently and effectively.

During your 2nd and 3rd year you will rotate on various placements with Dimensional Control in each facility, this will also include placements in Engineering, Dimensional Management, Steelwork and the Calibration Lab.

The training you will be getting

Metrology Technician Level 3.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Around 95% of apprentices choose to stay on with us. And as a global business there are a world of opportunities – whether you decide to stay in the UK, or explore an overseas role.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs inc Maths, Science, English & Technology (Grade A*-C or 9-4 (or equivalent)) Essential

About the employer

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 93,000 people in around 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

Employer

BAE SYSTEMS PLC

Address

BAE Systems

1st Floor, Main Shipyard Offices

Barrow-in-Furness

LA14 1AF

Contact

Early Careers Recruitment Team

GART@baesystems.com

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Training

Training provider

BAE SYSTEMS PLC

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Metrology technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2024