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BAE to Hire 350 Employees for Submarines Program in UK


BAE Systems is planning to recruit more than 350 employees starting in 2014 for its submarines business, Cumbria Crack reported Nov. 26.

The planned hiring is part of the business’ new graduate, trainee and apprenticeship program.

BAE plans to hire 40 graduates, more than 30 A-level entry trainees and 240 apprentices for its facility at Barrow-in-Furness in the U.K.

Another 40 opportunities related to engineering and project management will be open to graduates, the article said.

Rowland Cooper, BAE Systems Maritime- Submarines human resources director, said the company plans to have “close to 600 apprentices” by the end of 2014, the highest number since the early 1990s.

There are currently 439 apprentices at the facility, Cumbria Crack noted.

Cooper said the company wants to fill positions related to Naval architecture, IT and mechanical, electrical, power and propulsion, quality and nuclear engineering.



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