Test Technician (Electronics)
Test Technician (Electronics)
Would you like a chance to work in a state-of-the-art electronics environment on both civil and military platforms? We currently have a vacancy for a Test Technician (Electronics) at our site in Rochester.
As a Test Technician (Electronics), you will be part of an integrated manufacturing team, testing product to set target times within the project schedule. There may be some migration of this skill into other Technician disciplines such as inspection, fitting and/or wiring.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on exciting products and exposure to dealing with complex electronic interfaces. We have the widest product portfolio of products throughout BAE Systems.
Your main responsibilities as a Test Technician (Electronics) will involve:
Carrying out testing and fault-finding on a variety of new and mature analogue and digital electronics products such as Pilot Displays, Flight Controls and Flight Computers
Fault-finding to component level using appropriate circuit diagrams and test equipment when a failure is identified
Recognising target and turnaround times and maintaining compliance to each
Maintaining good standards of housekeeping
Your skills and qualifications:
- The ability to read and interpret circuit diagrams
- Testing and fault-finding experience
- IT Literate
What we're looking for in you:
You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as being very thorough and detailed. You will be hard working with a can do attitude and have the ability to work tight time scales You will be conversant in workshop practices, quality standards, disciplines and work collaboratively with others, building positive relationships and working responsibly but not independently.
Salary: £25,700+ (night shift/ twilight shift/ rotating shift patterns also available with significant uplifts)
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, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom.
We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of. You'll have the opportunity to work from concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's lives.
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.