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Typhoon Technical Support Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified



Job title: Typhoon Technical Support Engineer

Location: Samlesbury - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary:£45,326 - £49,834

What you’ll be doing:

    The role is an engineering role and ensures that there is an effective engineering approach for each task and that task responses and safety assessments have robust engineering provenance.

      The role will also be responsible for ensuring that the status of each ongoing investigation is clearly reported and a close working relationship with customers and stakeholders is maintained in order that service levels and reputation are upheld.

        As a task lead you will continually engage with industry specialists across all EPC’s to co-ordinate investigations, manage schedules and ensure the timely delivery of effective conclusions and responses.

          The completion of safety assessments on task receipt and within defined timeframes is a key engineering activity involving engagement with customers and specialists.

          Your skills and experiences:


            HNC /HND in a STEM or engineering subject or equivalent relevant experience.

              Experience of at least one of the following would be advantageous: Typhoon weapons system, Avionics, Rig Testing, Aircraft maintenance, Integrated Logistics Support, Supplier management, In-service Support.

                A general understanding of Aircraft Maintenance practices would also be beneficial.


                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 Typhoon Technical SupportTeam:

                Working within Fast Jet Support, Design Authority Services team providing Technical Support our Typhoon customers.The role will primarily be responsible for the delivery of Defect Investigation services but due to the diverse range of services within the team, you will also have the opportunity to contribute to a wider range of support tasks and specialist query responses.

                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.”

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