Manufacturing Technician


Manufacturing Technician

Would you like to play a key role in manufacturing and developing of products and technologies? We currently have a vacancy for a Manufacturing Technician at our site in Towcester.

As a Manufacturing Technician, you will be covering a whole range of materials including composites, Rubber, Resin, paints and high temperature materials. A Production Technician is required to join the Manufacturing Group to support the Production team in the Manufacture of our range of products

This role will provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate your broad experience within assembly tech and hand manufacturing in a varied role that will enable you to problem solve as there are different challenges every day.

Your main responsibilities as a Manufacturing Technician will involve:

Producing a variety of standard products and Engineering Prototypes to an agreed production schedule through the use of defined manufacturing processes and current production plant and equipment

Using plant and equipment to compound, press and test rubber and resin-based sheet materials

Producing and completing as required manufacturing and Engineering routing documentation via manual or electronic interface

Manufacturing composite component and shapes through the use of resin pre-impregnated fabrics

Extracting and Housekeeping tests weekly for an area

Operating plant and equipment and manufacturing products in areas of approved use

Your skills and qualifications:

Industrial experience in a mechanical/process/engineering environment

Mechanical and practical aptitude

Ability to follow manufacturing process documentation

Experience with polymers & composites in the aerospace / defence / automotive would be advantageous

What we're looking for in you:

You will cooperatively and collaboratively with others, to be part of a team and respect the opinions of others. Furthermore, you will have excellent communication skills with the ability to build and maintain good relationships and work well under pressure.

Location: Towcester

Salary: £22,000+

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, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

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 Air

If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today.You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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.