CNC Machinist

Employer
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Location
Great Baddow, Chelmsford
Closing date
8 Jul 2022

Job Details

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Launched in 2022, Digital Intelligence is part of BAE Systems, and has a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses around the world from advanced threats.

We develop world-class RF and data systems and we are expanding our teams in areas including space systems and C5ISR with a common requirement for electronic engineering.

We need skilled, enthusiastic and motivated people at all experience levels from early careers to seasoned professional to deliver these exciting new capabilities.

We currently have a vacancy for an experienced CNC machinist to work at our site in Great Baddow, Chelmsford.

As a CNC machinist within our manufacturing centre, you will be instrumental in assisting with the delivery of innovative research projects to quality, time and budget. Liaising with engineering and technical staff within the BAE Systems’ Applied Intelligence Laboratories (AI Labs), this role will provide you with the chance to become involved in challenging activities within a friendly and dynamic environment. 

Your main responsibilities as a CNC Machinist will involve: 

You will be required to manufacture small batch / prototype and production components ranging from highly accurate aerospace components through to lab use demonstrator items within time and budget.
The successful applicant will need to be able to programme, set and run 3, 4 & 5 axis CNC milling machines using Edgecam CADCAM software and also via the machine control. 
Also required is the ability to programme, set and run CNC turning machines as well as operate manual milling machines and lathes.
The successful applicant will need to be able to work on their own initiative and demonstrate a flexible working attitude as part of this interesting role. 
Ensure that all manufacturing activities are undertaken in line with AI Labs process and SHE requirements.

Your skills and qualifications as a CNC machinist:
Essential:

Experienced multi-axis CNC machinist (turning & milling)
3D CADCAM programming experience  
Able to programme, set and operate different machine tools
Qualified to NVQ Level 3 Engineering (or equivalent) or higher
Apprentice trained

Desirable:
Experience of working closely with designers and engineers to assist with the DFM attributes of new hardware design.
Experience of aerospace component manufacture, first article inspection reports etc.

What we're looking for in you:
You will have strong problem-solving skills. You must also possess excellent communication skills to effectively articulate technical information to a variety of engineers and customers. You will be expected to gain security clearance for this role.

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence 

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. 

About BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Launched in 2022, Digital Intelligence is part of BAE Systems, and has a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses around the world from advanced threats.

Division overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Digital Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours. 

Company

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Launched in 2022, Digital Intelligence is part of BAE Systems, and has a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses around the world from advanced threats.

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