BAE Systems

Location: Osborne

Job Type: Full time



At BAE Systems Australia
 Do interesting work that MATTERS
 ENJOY what you do
 GROW your career
 Be YOU

We work in a thriving sector – one that puts us at the forefront of exciting and meaningful work. Every day we push boundaries to produce some of the world's most innovative and ground breaking technology. Individually we all contribute to our success. Collectively we make the impossible possible.
Recognised for delivering projects of global and national significance that help keep Australia safe, it is our shared passion that shapes our culture, and our people that make it a great place to work.

We have new opportunities for Apprentices to join our Hunter Class Frigate Program based at Osborne & Edinburgh Parks, SA.
We embrace flexible work arrangements at BAE Systems Australia, such as working a 9-day fortnight.
You will be responsible for working across all aspects of the Hunter Class Frigate Program and the Weapons and Manufacturing business unit.
It's an exciting time to join us and a great place to start your career. We are calling for applicants into our 2024 apprenticeship program. If you are keen to work for a global company, which presents many opportunities for growth, then we would like you to apply for our apprenticeship program starting in January 2024.
Key responsibilities include:

  • Apply health and safety in the workplace
  • Contributing to improving business culture with regards to people, process and systems
  • Fabrication of parts and components
  • Machining soft and hard metals
  • Service, repair and testing of machinery and equipment
  • Design and assembly of simple components

About YOU

  • An ability to work individually and collaborate with others as a part of a team
  • Effective communication - both written and verbal
  • Behaviours that demonstrate integrity, respect and honesty
  • A positive outlook and enthusiasm to grow and develop in your chosen field
  • Initiative to problem solve and proactively in engage in the tasks of your role
  • A demonstrated interest and understanding of becoming an apprentice in a highly sought after trade

We believe in hiring for potential, we know that some candidate hesitate if they don't tick all the boxes. If this role interests you, but you don't meet all the criteria, we still encourage you to apply.
About US
You will joining a workplace that truly cares about your wellbeing.
Our people are diverse and we value the variety of perspectives this brings, we know that a culture that is inclusive and fosters a sense of belonging is a place we can all make the most of our unique talents and be our best.
As Australia's largest defence company in a rapidly growing sector, you will be connected into a global team and encouraged to explore where your career might take you whether that is a traditional career path or squiggly one, there are infinite possibilities for you at BAE Systems Australia.
We welcome applicants from all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience; and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all positions.
We are proud to be recognised as an employer of choice for women by WORK180.
As a member of the Circle Back Initiative we commit to respond to every applicant
To learn more about our competitive employee benefits, flexibility, other employment opportunities and what to expect from our recruitment process please visit:
As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and either possess or be eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearances.
Further information regarding security clearances.

To apply, please click on the link below for the trade you are interested in and upload a copy of your CV and cover letter.

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