Electrician - Bae Systems - Barrow-in-Furness - Wizbii


  • By Bae Systems
  • Barrow-in-Furness (United Kingdom)
  • Electronic engineering

Job description


Would you like to work on an exciting variety of products within our Operations Artillery function within Weapons Systems? We currently have a vacancy for an Electrician at our site in Barrow.

As an Electrician, you will be tasked with duties including panel wiring and general wiring of single and multicore cables. The job also requires the ability to fault find, test and diagnose issues on in service naval and army equipment so a proficiency in the reading of wiring diagrams, schematics and technical drawings and the use of production test equipment will be required.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to gain fantastic exposure to the business in an expanding environment. It offers diversity in work, occasional opportunity to travel and offers the chance to build strong stakeholder networks.

Your main responsibilities as an Electrician will involve:

Constructing and repairing production enclosures and assemblies including looming, crimping and terminating with single and multicore cables

Soldering and repairing basic printed circuit board level

Being able to follow and interpret wiring, schematic and technical drawings

Maintaining awareness of ESD and antistatic precautions

Having ability to carry out complex system integration tasks including the following test areas of line checking, insulation testing, earth bonding and flash testing

Ensuring ability to follow manufacturing Instruction, to listen and follow verbal instructions

Managing working on own initiative

Your skills and qualifications:

Served recognised apprenticeship in electrical Engineering (Indentures required)

City & Guilds or NVQ Level 3 in electrical Engineering

Demonstrable experience of using Microsoft office



J-STD-001 - Requirements for soldered electrical and electronic assemblies

IPC 610 - Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies

IPC 620 - Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies

IPC 7711/7721 - Rework, Modification and Repair of Electronic Assemblies

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the capability of communicating complex information effectively, both orally and in writing, with your colleagues and other internal or external stakeholders at various levels. You will be able to analyse complex problems and identify critical issues. You will work confidently within a multi-discipline team.

Location: Barrow

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems – Weapon Systems UK

As part of BAE Systems Platforms and Services organisation in the USA, Weapon Systems (UK) designs, develops, manufactures and supports artillery systems, naval guns, small and medium calibre barrels and provides engineering capability to the wider BAE systems business. Our global reach brings our customers a depth and breadth of expertise that meet critical needs in the air, on land, and at sea. Our mission strives for us to be our customer's trusted and affordable weapons provider, delivering enhanced effects on target and complete mission solutions. We are looking for innovation, commitment and drive to help define the future of Weapon Systems capabilities.

Our UK manufacturing site is based at BAE Systems Barrow in Furness site and is supported by a design team which includes Electronics, Software and Mechanical engineering disciplines . We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Our commitment to our employees and their development is always a priority and our investment in you means working for us will provide you with endless opportunities to create your desired career with us. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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