Mechanical Fitter - Maintenance

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Mechanical Fitter - Maintenance

Location: Barrow-in-Furness – on site

Salary: £35,473

What you’ll be doing:

    Manufacturing and installing temporary gas systems, using the appropriate methods and techniques

      Hi/Lo pressure testing

        Testing and repairing pneumatic tooling

          Maintenance of robotic systems

            Following the relevant instructions, drawings and any other Quality Standards/specifications

            Your skills and experiences:

              NVQ Level 3 Equivalent Qualification (In relevant subject)

                Mechanical Fitter by trade

                  Experience in repair and maintenance of machine tools

                    Previous experience in working with planned and reactive maintenance

                      Competency in reading and understanding of technical drawings


                      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 Mechanical Fitter - Maintenance team:

                      As a part of the Mechanical Fitter – Maintenance team, you will work on the installation of mechanical systems and components in accordance with quality standards and regulatory requirements. You will have an opportunity to work with the cutting edge, modern technology, learning new skills that can be transferable and contribute to your future career progression within the business. The role is quite diverse, you will be involved in tasks that can take you to different sectors of the site. There will also be opportunities to work overtime.

                      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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