Instrumentation Trials Engineer

Location:Northumberland
Job Type:Full Time
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Instrumentation Trials Engineer

Would you like to gain specialist experience?We currently have a vacancy for an InstrumentationTrials Engineer at our site in Ridsdale.

As an InstrumentationTrials Engineer, you will be responsible for: ensuring theinstrumentation used for data capture at Ridsdale range is fit for purpose;ensuring the instrumentation is repaired and calibrated where required and,proactively developing new techniques for data capture in line with developingtechnologies.

This role will provide you with training inradiation protection, innovation and developing new techniques.

Your main responsibilities as an InstrumentationTrials Engineer will involve:

Working as part of a small trials team carryingout tests and trials on all types of munitions

Setting up and operation of instrumentationincluding high speed photography on tests and trials conducted at RidsdaleRange

Ensuring the instrumentation used at Ridsdaleis maintained to a high standard, and stored in suitable areas

Ensuring documentation is maintained for theinstrumentation in Teamcenter

Developing new and existing techniques for datacapture.

Fault finding to component level usingappropriate circuit diagrams and test equipment when a failure is identified.

PAT testing of portable appliances and repairsto cabling required for instrumentation

Completing Personal Development Reviews fordirect reports in line with company policy and schedules

Ensuring compliance with the requirements ofSHE legislation and Business safe systems of work for self and others.

Training of staff in the operation of keyinstrumentation techniques

Acting as Radiation Protection Supervisor forRidsdale range

Production and Authorisation of range safetydocumentation including Standard Operating Procedures

Your skills and qualifications as an InstrumentationTrials Engineer:

The role requires electrical / electronicknowledge for repairs to equipment, knowledge of data capture techniques andknowledge of photographic techniques.

The role requires technical experience andcompetencies relevant to test & evaluation. The role holder is required to:

Have a recognised Electrical / Electronicqualification at HNC level or equivalent

Demonstrate theoretical and practical expertisein a number of test areas in order to act as the subject matter expert withintest and evaluation

Ability to read and interpret circuit diagrams

What we're looking for in you:

You are required to have the ability to provideinnovative and practical solutions to complex issues; have a positive ‘can do’attitude; and, deliver continuous improvement

Location: Ridsdale

Salary: £33 000+

Benefits: Ouremployees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitivepension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed ShareIncentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexibleworking, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local andnational employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annualincentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leadingglobal defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edgeof technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customersin over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Land UK

Supporting the Armed Forces with the mostadvanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of themost exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team thatgives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing,manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With majorfacilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UKbusiness employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, bothin the UK and internationally.

We are looking for people with the passion,drive and technical skills to give the best they can every day, to make sureour troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can beproud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK’s leading defence, aerospaceand security company.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer.We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from allbackgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of thecommunity which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, includingwomen, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use anypersonal information relating to your background at any stage of theapplication process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAESystems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.These restrictions mean that factors includingyour nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your placeof 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 asearly as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAESystems.