Procurement apprentice at BAE Systems

Start Date:
2014
Location:
blackpool
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
Salary:
£16,500 annually
Review Date:
20th April 2016

Review Score

9.2/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

9/10

i work within procurement this requires with me dealing with internal customers and suppliers on a daily basis managing orderbooks and deliverys meet schedule adherance

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

9/10

Yes, from the training I have received ive built my IT skills and Project Management skills massively, I have also learnt new procurement skills throughout.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

I really enjoy my programme, I get a lot of opportunities which other companys may not provide and I know BAE provides a lot of money to support our development

4. How valued do you feel by BAE Systems?

9/10

very, throughout all my placements my teams have made me feel valued and welcomed treating me like a member of the team and a normal member of staff.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

Vey, we have a schedual that we follow, moving to new placements promptly which are pre organised for us in a timely manor ensuring we can make the most ofeach placement

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

9/10

we receive loads of support through probationary reviews and 12 weekly reviews throughout the whole of our scheme, managers also provide a lot of support

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

10/10

A lot, each manager have been welcoming and gone out their way to provide the highest amount of support to each apprentice which works for them

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

10/10

Well, I am in the last few months of my scheme and I have bought my own house at 21 along with a new car and a horse, so I think it is a very competitive salary

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

9/10

yes, outside your day to day job there are loads to get involved with, I have done the innovation challenge and been the union representative for apprentices.

9a. Would you recommend BAE Systems to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

because it is such a good career to have. they put a lot of money and effort into the younger generation and staff so you have a career for life.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to BAE Systems? *

to believe in yourself but also to put 100% effort into the application process. don't underestimate the difficulty of getting through.

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