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Electronic Technician

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Electronic Technician

Location: Warton

Salary:up to £45,326

What you’ll be doing:

  • Fault diagnosis and repair of plant and equipment. Recording details of breakdowns and repairs where necessary to facilitate further analysis
  • Support and provide details for population and communication of site asset risk register
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives to result in minor/major revenue investment and projects, alongside support of project teams for business capital project investments
  • Help and support where necessary for Maintenance Electrical and Maintenance Aircraft Ground Equipment teams

Your skills and experiences:


  • Electrical Apprenticeship or NVQ Level 3 or equivalent with experience within a relevant electrical discipline
  • Knowledge and experience of fault finding and maintenance of machine tool/robotic technologies.
  • Experience of Siemens Solution line and Power line, Simatic, TIA / STEP7 systems as a site standard would be beneficial, alongside multiple other PLC OS standards


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 Maintenance Team

We’re responsible for ensuring the availability, reliability and performance of plant and equipment, carrying out planned maintenance, fault diagnosis and repairs on electrical systems. You will work with the latest technological and innovative developments in manufacturing.

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.