Advanced Apprentice Land UK Mechatronics Maintenance Radway Green

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Description

Job Title    Advanced Apprentice Land UK Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Radway Green 

Location   Radway Green 

Salary       We offer a competitive salary with annual increases throughout the apprenticeship and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and Share Incentive Plan

What you will be doing

As a Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Apprentice you operate in a modern manufacturing environment and be involved in fault finding and repair, planned maintenance and operating the mechanical equipment used to manufacture our products.

Other maintenance support roles arise within the function, such as planning, logistics and safety to manage the products through their expected service life.

Main responsibilities and duties could include but not be limited to:

  • Fault finding on energised systems – including extra low voltage electrical, hydraulics and pneumatics, and power presses.
  • Programmable Logic Control (PLC) programming support to maintain production processes.
  • Planned maintenance on mechanical and control production equipment such as extra low voltage electrical, hydraulics and pneumatics, and power presses.
  • Knowing, understanding and carrying out the basic operations of a machine to:
  • Operate the machine safely and manage risk.
  • Set the machine.
  • Repair the machine, using common fault-finding techniques.
  • Knowing, understanding and carrying out the correct use of gauges measuring equipment and recording Statistical Process Control (SPC) data for quality purposes.

You will have the opportunity to learn how to

  • Deliver your responsibilities efficiently and with integrity.
  • Show a positive attitude.
  • Work well within a team.
  • To demonstrate strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Time management.
  • Problem-solving.
  • Develop your organisational skills.

What Qualification will you get?

Engineering technician / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

In order to achieve this qualification you will be expected to attend the state of the art Academy for Skills and Knowledge (ASK) in Samlesbury 3 days each week during the first year, transport is provided.

Overview of Business Unit

BAE Systems Land UK Munitions

BAE Systems is proud to equip the British Armed Forces and international customers with a range of munition products, from small arms ammunition through to heavy artillery, tank ammunition and warheads and payloads.

Our munitions have been proven in every possible environment over many decades, with our specialist engineers continually making performance improvements. We are also winning an increasing number of export orders, following an efficiency programme that has significantly increased our competitiveness.

Supporting the armed forces with some of the most advanced munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. We offer several business and engineering graduate opportunities each year and are looking for people with the passion, drive and skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive 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, aerospace and security company.

With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire and Tyne and Wear, our Land UK Munitions business employs over 1,100 people and has a desire to grow, both in the UK and internationally.  We invite you to join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and supporting some of their most vital equipment.

Benefits

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.

Team

Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems.  A career here means using your passion and ingenuity to defend national security with breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions.  It’s rewarding work that truly makes a difference.  And as you tackle critical projects, you’ll work alongside a supportive team – driven by a shared ambition to protect what really matters.  At BAE Systems, you’ll find an extraordinary career where you can realize your true potential.

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 under represented 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.

Export control/Security

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.
 

Qualification requirements

5 GCSE’s Grade 9-4/A*-C, or equivalent, including Maths, English, Science or a Technical Subject 

Life at BAE Systems

We’re a skilled, diverse, collaborative community of over 90,500 people, creating some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace, marine, land, and security solutions. We value the creativity and innovation of a diverse and inclusive team, and trust and empower our people to thrive, no matter what their background or experience.
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If you’re curious, hungry for more responsibility, and prepared to step out of your comfort zone, there are endless opportunities to grow with us. At every stage of your career our first-class training, coaching and development programmes, role models and mentors will help you embrace your potential and take the next step.
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  • Diversity, equity and inclusion

    We want everyone here to feel valued and empowered to thrive. Who you are should never define what you can do. We believe when you bring together different people and different perspectives it inspires creativity and drives innovation. It helps us fulfil our purpose and it’s integral to our culture. Everyone is heard and respected here.
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  • Learning and development

    If you’re curious, hungry for more responsibility, and prepared to step out of your comfort zone, there are endless opportunities to grow with us. At every stage of your career our first-class training, coaching and development programmes, role models and mentors will help you embrace your potential and take the next step.
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  • Reward and benefits

    Great work deserves benefits that go beyond your salary. Whether it’s health, wellbeing, or financial security for you and your family – our flexible benefits help you focus on what’s important to you.
    Discover moretrending_flat
  • Making an impact

    Together we embrace every opportunity to have a positive impact. On the world around us, our communities, and each other.
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