Mechanical Fitter - Maintenance

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Mechanical Fitter – Maintenance

Location: Barrow-in-Furness - (Shift work when available)

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

    Complying with Health and Safety & relevant regulations and guidelines

      Carry out fault finding and testing activity

        Following relevant instructions, technical drawings and manufactures drawings

          Using associated tools and equipment safely and effectively

            Understanding of Regulation e.g. RISK & COSHH etc.

              Supporting and mentoring apprentices in their development

              Your skills and experiences:

                Time Served Accredited Apprenticeship in a Mechanical discipline

                  Ability to read technical / working drawings and manufactures instructions

                    Correct and safe use of all tooling

                      NVQ3 + Maintenance Experience

                        Experience in Heavy engineering background would 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 leave incentive.

                        The Maintenance Engineering team:

                        You will be working alongside other mechanical fitter's electricians and plumbers.Your day will consist of various tasks, from repairing bench drills to repairing pipe benders, along with other tasks such as pumps and valves up to the maintenance of transfer cars used to roll the submarines out with.

                        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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