CNC Machinist

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CNC Machinist

We currently have an opportunity for a CNC Machinists to join our Weapon Systems UK business for BAE Systems based at our Barrow in Furness site.

As a CNC Machinist, you will be working within the Operations Artillery function where you will be responsible for setting and operating of 3 & 5 axis CNC Mill/Turn machine centres and a variety of manual machines & processes including milling, turning, boring & grinding.

Reporting to the Machine Team Leader, you will deliver on all aspects of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and People in accordance with the Weapon Systems UK Business Management Systems to ensure daily operations targets are met.

Your main responsibilities as a CNC Machinist will involve:

Working safely at all times, complying with Health and Safety and other relevant regulations and guidelines

Following the relevant manufacturing instructions, drawings and other Quality standards/specifications

Working in accordance with specified safety procedures and instructions i.e. risk assessments & COSHH assessments

Maintaining a good standard of housekeeping with in the area

Reporting any hazards, near misses and incidents in a timely manner in line with company procedures

Ensuring daily safety checks on equipment have been completed through daily process confirmations

Working closely with Manufacturing Engineering and other support functions to ensure best method of manufacture has been utilised

Your skills and qualifications as a CNC Machinist:

Extensive knowledge of operating 3 & 5 axis CNC Mill / Turn machining centres.

Knowledge of Siemens, Mazatol & Fanuc machine controls.

Knowledge of machining techniques & relevant tool selection.

Able to interrogate and interpret engineering drawings.

Awareness of PUWER & Risk Assessment.

Must have served a recognised apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering relevant to a machine shop or have a City & Guilds, HNC or NVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering

What we're looking for in you:

You will work on your own initiative and be confident setting up and programming the machines. You will have the ability to follow manufacturing Instruction and will be experienced using machine shop measuring equipment.

Location: Barrow in Furness
Salary: Competitive
BAE Systems

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 – Weapon Systems UK

As part of BAE Systems Platforms and Services organisation in the USA, Weapon Systems (UK) designs, develops, manufactures and supports artillery systems, naval guns, small and medium calibre barrels and provides engineering capability to the wider BAE systems business. Our global reach brings our customers a depth and breadth of expertise that meet critical needs in the air, on land, and at sea. Our mission strives for us to be our customer’s trusted and affordable weapons provider, delivering enhanced effects on target and complete mission solutions. We are looking for innovation, commitment and drive to help define the future of Weapon Systems capabilities.

Our UK manufacturing site is based at BAE Systems Barrow in Furness site and is supported by a design team which includes Electronics, Software and Mechanical engineering disciplines. We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Our commitment to our employees and their development is always a priority and our investment in you means working for us will provide you with endless opportunities to create your desired career with us. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

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.

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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.