Test Technician (Electronics)
Would you like a chance to work in a state-of-the-art electronics environment on both civil and military platforms? We currently have a vacancy for a Test Technician (Electronics) at our site in Rochester.
As a Test Technician (Electronics), you will be part of an integrated manufacturing team, testing product to set target times within the project schedule. There may be some migration of this skill into other Technician disciplines such as inspection, fitting and/or wiring.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on exciting products and exposure to dealing with complex electronic interfaces. We have the widest product portfolio of products throughout BAE Systems.
Your main responsibilities as a Test Technician (Electronics) will involve:
Carrying out testing and fault-finding on a variety of new and mature analogue and digital electronics products such as Pilot Displays, Flight Controls and Flight Computers
Fault-finding to component level using appropriate circuit diagrams and test equipment when a failure is identified
Recognising target and turnaround times and maintaining compliance to each
Maintaining good standards of housekeeping
Your skills and qualifications:
· Electronics HNC/HND or equivalent qualification / experience
· The ability to read and interpret circuit diagrams
· Testing and fault-finding experience
· IT Literate
What we're looking for in you:
You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as being very thorough and detailed. You will be hard working with a can do attitude and have the ability to work tight time scales You will be conversant in workshop practices, quality standards, disciplines and work collaboratively with others, building positive relationships and working responsibly but not independently.
Salary: £25,700+ (night shift/ twilight shift/ rotating shift patterns also available with significant uplifts)
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.
We support a range of commercial and military platforms, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, ground vehicles, human-machine interfaces and power management. Our systems operate in more than 100 countries with 25 air forces, 30 manufacturers and 280 airlines. Around 1,500 professionals work here, all focused on delivering innovation and outstanding customer responsiveness. We are a rapidly growing and successful part of one of the world's leading defence, security and aerospace companies.
We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of. You'll have the opportunity to work from concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's lives.
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.