Trainee Production Technician
Would you like a chance to work in a state of the art electronics environment on both civil and military platforms? We currently have vacancies for Trainee Production Technicians at our site in Rochester.
As a Trainee Production Technician you will join our trainee scheme and spend twelve weeks developing your hand skills in preparation for deployment to one of our shop floor areas. The scheme is split into two key sections, class room and shop floor, training will be provided in both. On successful completion you'll be assigned to a cell or process area where more specific on job training can continue. During this phase we're looking to identify Trainee suitability predominantly towards fitting/build and/or wiring/soldering disciplines. These disciplines are key to our build lines where high standards come from paying attention to small detail.
BAE Technicians work with high technology on products such as Pilots Helmets, Head up Displays, Flight Control Computers and Sticks and Throttles.
Please be advised that assessment days for this position will take place on the week commencing 20 th August.
Your day to day responsibilities as a Trainee Production Technician will involve:
Housekeeping standards must be maintained to keep areas FOD free. Clean as you go and end of day tidying will be your responsibility
Where requested maintaining accurate written and electronic records are essential
Follow all instructions diligently to complete any work piece as instructed by tutor or coach
Ensure you meet or exceed any timescales set
Never guess or assume, ask if you're not sure and feedback any improvement ideas you identify
Keep BAE Systems core values at the heart of everything you do
Your skills and qualifications:
GCSEs in Maths, English and 1 Science
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 a team player with a can do attitude.
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.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom.
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.