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Toolset Support Engineer

BAE Systems
Preston, Lancashire, England
Closing date
27 Nov 2020

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Toolset Support Engineer

Would you like to support a range of Engineering Programmes and toolsets within one of the UK's Largest Defence Companies? We currently have a vacancy for a Toolset Support Engineer at our site in Samlesbury.

As a Toolset Support Engineer, you will be assisting in the support, development and deployment of Engineering Competency Centre Toolsets on various programme across BAE Systems. You will work on a wide spectrums of IT related activities across multiple Engineering applications including: CATIA, PLM, 2D/3D visualisation Software. This role will also require specialism in the use and support of Electrical CAD so either experience or willingness to learn this side of the support role will be required.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work in a rewarding and varied role in a dynamic environment. It could also give you the opportunity to gain exposure across the BAE Systems Business giving you progression and development opportunities wither within the team or wider BAE Systems Business.

Your main responsibilities as a Toolset Support Engineer will involve:

Application/End User Support

Application updates, testing & deployment

Application developments

Application account management

Software and hardware fault finding

Process development and deployment

Your skills and qualifications:


IT/Engineering background and/or qualifications

CATIA (both V4 and V5)

Good written and oral communications skills.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.

For this role, training will be given, however, experience in any of the following will be beneficial:

Electrical CAD

Aircraft CAD design processes

PLM applications

Digital Mock-up applications

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a proactive, diligent and competent team player who is able to discharge work to a high standard in a dynamic environment. You will also be an excellent communicator both verbally and written to work within a professional team and interact with end users. A knowledge or interest in IT will also be highly beneficial to success within this role.

Location: Samlesbury

Salary: £37,654 + Dependent on experience

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

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.

BAE Systems Air

If you'd like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent - at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.


At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

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