Materials Engineer – Additive Manufacturing

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Materials Engineer- Additive Manufacturing

Location: Samlesbury- We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to 49k dependent on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

Production support –

  • In house manufacturing
  • Conducting Audits
  • Writing specifications – working closely with the governance team
  • They will be the person who raises the query on the spec, this is what we want to change, governance will change the specs for them

Reports on materials

  • Working very closely with governance team to answer queries
  • Reporting to external stakeholders too (producing test reports etc – external to the department with internal
  • Liaising with external material suppliers and powder companies (technical knowhow – generating the tech specs, associated properties
  • Liaising with supply chain, procurement.
  • Could be involved in qualifying the supplies

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience in Additive Manufacturing

  • Experience in developing test plans

  • Experience in technical report writing


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 incentive

The Military Air and Information team:

You have the opportunity to develop within the role and in the business as a whole. You will be in an internal manufacturing capability and you will be able to see first-hand the completed work and be involved in the full life cycle

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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