Fabricator – Plater

Glasgow

Naval Ships

Operations / Manufacturing

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title: Fabricator – Plater

Location: Glasgow – Govan and Scotstoun Based on site and must be able to attend a recruitment day in Glasgow.

Salary:  £36,217 (shift allowance of 33% may be applicable) 

Requirements: Trade Papers to be provided when submitting application

 

What you’ll be doing:

      Interpreting engineering drawings

      Marking – off materials

      Plate perpetration, using different methods (Oxy – fuel gas cutting & Hand Grinding), pressure testing, drilling & lock fitting

      Assembling of ships structures, shell, decks, bulkheads, frames, & longitudinal

      Fit, fair and tack weld steelwork using fairing aids

      Fabrication of ship items – seats, ladders, false flooring & panels

      Outfitting Ships items, fitting of hatches, watertight doors, equipment seats & false flooring

      Forming Material using machine tools – Rolling, Flanging & Cutting Machines (guillotine, cropper mechanical saw)

      Preparing ship for float-off & ship sea trials

 

Your skills and experiences:

      Trade papers, e.g. formal apprenticeship (ability to provide papers)

      Current knowledge and experience in Fabrication

      Clear understanding of SHE risks awareness

      Understanding of manufacturing processes

      Must be comfortable working in confined spaces and or at height

      Safety certification i.e. SHE induction, COSHH awareness, working at height

      Background in major construction / manufacturing environment

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.

 

The Fabricator – Plater Team:

Our shipbuilding business is growing, and we are now recruiting Fabricator – Platers to fabricate, assemble and/or install parts of a ship, with the aim of delivering the very best product possible to our customers.  Constructing the ship, pulling together all the component parts.  You will be working to engineering standards, striving for quality right first time.  Taking the ship from bare steel design to the final constructed warship. Joining a team of experienced, creative, production trade shipbuilders.


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 underrepresented 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.”

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.

 

Closing Date: 31st May 2024. Interviews for this role will be held in 13th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

 

 

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