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Manufacturing Technician

BAE Systems UK

Location: Northamptonshire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Manufacturing Technician

Location: Towcester

Salary: £28,000

What you’ll be doing:

You will be going through the use of defined manufacturing processes and current production plant and equipment, produce a variety of standard products to an agreed production schedule. Likely tasks include:

Use of plant and equipment to compound and press Rubber and Resin based sheet materials.

Use of Plant and equipment to produce Resin based products.

Manufacture of Composite component and shapes through the use of Resin Pre-impregnated fabrics.

Adhering to safety practices.

Your skills and experiences:


  • Industrial experience is desired in a Mechanical or Process Engineering environment, particular experience with polymers & composites in the aerospace / defence / automotive would be advantageous
  • Works cooperatively and collaboratively with others, to be part of a team and respect the opinions of others
  • Able to follow Manufacturing Process documentation procedures


  • HNC in a relevant engineering or STEM discipline


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 Manufacturing Technician team:

You will have excellent communication skills and work cooperatively and collaboratively with others, to be part of a team and respect the opinions of others. You will possess the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with various networks of people. You will also work successfully and efficiently under pressure with the aim of surpassing a standard of excellence

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.