Business Support Apprenticeship
We have an exciting opportunity for Business Support Apprentices to work within the Planning team in Portsmouth Naval Base, the home of the Royal Navy.
The apprenticeship provides a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours, which can be gained working within our organisation and its processes. The apprenticeship is a firm grounding in organisational operations and functional processes, as well as the wider working environment. The successful candidates will primarily support the Production Planning community as they transform Ministry of Defence work requirements into production ready tasks for our workforce to execute.
Your main responsibilities will involve:
• Ensuring all planning pre-requisites are met to allow orders to be progressed to production.
• Extracting third party documentation described in order or task libraries.
• Creating work packs ready for production to execute, this includes but not limited to printing drawings, documents, reference material etc. as determined by Service Order references.
• Raising Change Request Notifications as directed by the Planning Manager.
Your skills and qualifications:
• Grades 4-9 (A-C) in five GCSE subjects including Maths and English
• Computer literate
What we are looking for in you:
An enthusiastic, logical individual, with an analytical and structured approach to problem solving, coupled with a willingness and desire to learn.
Location: Portsmouth Naval Base and Broad Oak Maritime Services
Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.
From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy’s complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.
With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more.
Join us and the projects you’ll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
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