Production Technician (Wiring/ Soldering)

BAE Systems UK

Location: Medway

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Production Technician (Wiring/ Soldering)

Location: Rochester

Salary: £30,000 – depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Wiring/soldering and assembling Electronic sub-assemblies and final assemblies
  • Undertaking inspection or test where trained and requested to do so
  • Working strictly to our MES electronic work instructions and to IPC standard
  • Ensuring housekeeping standards are maintained to keep areas FOD free
  • Maintaining accurate written and electronic records
  • Using our IT tools within a Windows environment

Willingness to be flexible to work one of our shift patterns will be greatly appreciated. There will also be a shift allowance up to 33% depending on the shift.

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience of wiring and soldering to a high standard (such as IPC standard)
  • Experience with the defence, aerospace or electronics industry
  • Solid IT skills
  • Good dexterity and attention to detail


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

The Production team:

As a Production Technician – Wiring/ Soldering, you will be a part of an integrated manufacturing/repair team; building, wiring, assembling and inspecting complex electronic assemblies or sub-assemblies in accordance with manufacturing build instructions; ensuring build time and quality standards are met. You will gain internationally recognised IPC certifications for electronic assembly.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

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


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