BAE Systems
England, Cheshire
02 Nov 2018
16 Nov 2018
Natalie Humphrey
Job Type


Would you like to play a key role ensuring the maintenance of equipment in a newly built facility? We currently have a vacancy for a Technician at our site in Radway Green.

As a Technician, you will be responsible for the setting, preventative maintenance, reactive repair and safe condition of production plant & equipment and the efficient operation of plant and equipment in the manufacture of small arms and ammunition.

This role will provide you with excellent career progression opportunities and you will be fully supported in your development within BAE Systems.

Your main responsibilities as a Technician will involve:

Ensuring processes are maintained and operated in a safe manner and escalate issues affecting safety within the given production area

Provisioning of and adherence to dynamic risk assessments for non-standard operations and tasks

Ensuring that work undertaken adheres to relevant quality standards and provide support in the implementation of quality improvement projects

Attending and contributing to daily SQCDP & WSUM cell reviews

Operating of manufacturing processes and facilities to meet production programme requirements (i.e. MMS, efficiency, utilisation, OEE)

Supporting implementation of continuous improvement activities

Providing motivation and support to apprentices to ensure development of a sustainable capability

Identifying, raising and implementing solutions to safety, quality and production problems

Your skills and qualifications:


Time served apprenticeship

Mechanical Background

Experience in the setting and operating of high volume manufacturing plant and equipment e.g. Power Presses, CNC machinery, Multi Spindle Automatic Lathes etc.


Basic understanding of Statistical Process Control (SPC)

Fork lift truck license

Experience in a medium volume production environment working to and achieving quality and delivery targets

Computer literacy (able to use Microsoft Office packages/SAP and Success Factors)

What we're looking for in you:

You will have a proactive and enthusiastic approach to work, with excellent attention to detail. You will have the ability to communicate at all levels and confidently articulate quality and safety information.

Location: Radway Green

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Employee Referral Scheme bonus = £500

BAE Systems Land UK

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, both in the UK and internationally.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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

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