Environmental Test Technician
We currently have a vacancy for an Environmental Test Technician at our site in Bishopton.
As an Environmental Test Technician, you will be completing testing on munitions from single rounds to missile systems as well as for the Oil, Space and Ships industries. You will be carrying out tests such as vibration, shock, altitude, pressure and climatic.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to work in a role where no two days the same, you will be working with a variety of tasks, tests and materials.
Your main responsibilities as an Environmental Test Technician will involve:
Assisting with test engineering
Following the process of various test programmes
Conducting pre-test risk assessments
Interpreting customer requirements and specifications
Carrying out safety checks
Prioritising own workload to achieve affective results
Developing in house test facilities
Your skills and qualifications as an ETF Technician:
Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Degree or equivalent experience
Testing experience, not commissioning, in a lab or factory environment
Vibration or environmental testing experience would be desirable also simulated environments
Competent in understanding electrical and electronic control systems
Experience in working in a manufacturing/production environment
Awareness of continuous improvement tools
Capable of maintaining appropriate standards
ESM (Explosive Safety Management) awareness or equivalent
Good understanding of lean principles
What we're looking for in you:
You will have strong interpersonal and team Management Skills. You will be confident with drive and commitment.
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 is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
BAE Systems Land (UK)
Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced vehicle and munitions products in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, building and maintaining some of their most vital equipment - everything from battle tanks to engineer vehicles; artillery through to advanced missile systems.
We are looking for people with the passion, drive and determination to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops get only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence company.
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.