Procurement Engineer at BAE Systems

Start Date:
2014
Location:
Preston
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
Review Date:

Review Score

8.0/10

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

8/10

My role is a Procurement Engineer, where I have to raise orders for spares and repairs parts on a software. So everyday when I come into work I check to see if there are any orders that need to be raised. I complete the procedure for it and then email it off to the supplier.

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

7/10

Developed software knowledge Communicating more openly

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

7/10

The company looks after you even though the knowledge and understanding behind the processes here is quite hard to get your head round. I do enjoy my job as I'm constantly learning and developing myself.

4. How valued do you feel by BAE Systems?

9/10

I feel valued because I know I am doing the same work as other employees who have been here for years.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

8/10

The programme is split into placements and is organised well.

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

8/10

My training provider and assessors are always available for help when I need them.

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

9/10

My employer and team give me constant support.

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

9/10

The salary is really good for someone of my age with not many costs to pay for.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

7/10

Outside of work there are a few opportunities but the communication to get involved with isn't brilliant. However an opportunity I have took part in was the apprenticeship information evening. Where the community come and find out information from ourselves regarding the apprenticeship.

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

The amount of opportunities to work in different programs and BAE is a company which looks after its employees.

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

Be confident in the interview as you're as good as anyone else out there.

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