Mechanical Fitter

BAE Systems UK

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Mechanical Fitter

Location: Govan and Scotstoun

Salary: £33,380.00 - 33% shift allowance were applicable

Key Responsibilities:

    Machinery and plant installation

      Levelling and laser alignment of mechanical equipment

        Torque of equipment – tightening to a certain degree

          Working to tight tolerances with equipment

            Dimensional controls equipment e.g. laser measuring devices

              Drilling and tapping of holes

                Marking off

                  Jig Fabrication

                    Working with hydraulics


                      Your skills and experiences:


                        Time served apprenticeship

                          Relevant tool experience abrasive wheels & confined space ability to use hand tools

                            Mechanical background and Experience within Mechanical Fitter


                              Dimensional alignment experience

                                Ship building and Shipyard experience

                                  Dimensional control / Quality control

                                    Ability to read mechanical drawings and schematics

                                      Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

                                        Shaft Install alongside Shaft Coupling Driving up


                                        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.

                                        Shaft line Team:

                                        As a Mechanical Fitter this is an excellent opportunity for a permanent position within BAE Systems where you will be involved in an exciting and world class leading project. You will have exciting opportunities for training enhancement and development. This role also presents the chance for shift working.

                                        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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