Principal Operations Engineer - Apprenticeship Co-ordinator

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title:Discipline Early Careers Lead

Location: Barrow-In-Furness – On site


What you’ll be doing:

    Source programme placements

      Journey person alignment for apprentices

        Lead and develop the team to achieve their work programme, implementing all performance measures

          Develop and oversee the implementation of department processes

            Communicate effectively with the Apprentices, Early careers team, Operations management, contractors, and customers.

              Produce documentation accordingly developing innovative process solutions

                Acting as Early careers point of contact and apprentice Safeguarding

                  Central Point of contact in function for the recruitment and end Point assessments

                    Provide trade apprentices with a suitable environment and meaningful occupation

                      Supporting, leading and developing our future apprentices

                      Your skills and experiences:

                        Experience in a leadership role

                          Coaching and mentoring skills

                            Trade background (Electrical & Outfit / Pipe/Mechanical / Welding/Steelwork)

                              Lead, develop and motivate any reporting and assigned staff through good communication and honest open management techniques in keeping with the company values, behaviours, policies and procedures


                              You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

                              The Discipline Early Careers Team:

                              This is a new and exciting position and a great opportunity to work with and develop our growing apprentice population in their early careers. Liaising with The Early Careers Team and Programme & Function leads to source placements and carry out end point assessments.

                              Why BAE Systems?

                              This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

                              We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

                              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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

                              You’ve got this!