Maintenance Technician

BAE Systems UK

Location: United Kingdom

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: Radway Green (Onsite)

Salary: Competitive (shift work)

What you’ll be doing:

    Planning preventative maintenance activities on the plant and equipment

      Diagnosing of faults and repairing of the plant and equipment

        Recording the details of breakdowns and repairs to facilitate further evaluation

          Carrying out planned maintenance on the mechanical systems

            Taking accountability for your work and working alongside specialist contractors

              Participating in reliability centred maintenance activities, including root cause analysis and continuous improvement

              Your skills and experiences:


                Mechanical Time Served Apprenticeship, Level 3 NVQ or equivalent and experience within a Mechanical discipline

                  Knowledge of fault finding in mechanical machinery including hydraulic and pneumatic systems


                    Experience with reactive and planned maintenance of high-volume production equipment

                      Understanding of various mechanical power transmission (e.g., bearings, belts, chains, and mechanical couplings)

                        Understanding of power press/clutch systems


                        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:

                        Joining the growing Maintenance team as a Maintenance Technician you will be responsible for the maintenance, repair and development of a busy production site. Reporting in to the Maintenance Supervisor you will work alongside other Production and Maintenance Technicians to ensure the production area is able to run at its best. This role will provide you with excellent career progression opportunities along with the chance to work with the latest manufacturing equipment on a top-tier manufacturing site.

                        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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