Technician - Metrology (Instrumentation %26 Calibration)

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Technician – Metrology (Mechanical)

Would you like to expand your technicalexpertise into different types of calibrations? We currently have a vacancy fora Technician – Metrology (Mechanical) atour site in Barrow in Furness.

As a Technician – Metrology (Mechanical), youwill calibrate and repair test and measurement equipment and support 50,000pieces of equipment across the site; ranging from traditional analogueequipment through to state of the art test systems. This is a hands-ontechnical role that will help you to learn and be exposed to a range ofequipment.

This role will provide you with a strongEngineering Foundation enabling you to develop into other roles Calibration,Test and Measurement and Mechanical Engineering.

Appropriate training will be made available tothe successful applicants.

**Your main responsibilities as a**Technician – Metrology(Mechanical)

will involve:

To carry out routine calibrations and repairsof mechanical test and measurement equipment, with limited supervision againstset procedures and associated technical investigations with specialist support.

Be able to follow procedures for quality,health & safety and business processes.

Communicate with technical customers on a rangeof calibration topics.

Keep full and accurate records of workactivities carried out by using company systems.

Support the development and maintenance ofprocedures, systems and processes to the required standard.

Use company systems software as appropriate.

Your skills and qualifications:


Have an awareness of mechanical measurementsystems and principles.

Relevant experience or a suitable qualification(STEM Degree, HNC, L3 NVQ).


Knowledge and experience of mechanicalmeasurement methods and techniques is not mandatory, but is preferable.

Experience in mechanical fitting and hand toolsskills is a definite advantage.

What we're looking for in you:

Technically focused

Strong attention to detail

Process driven

Reliability – able to work to timescales anddeadlines

Strong personal time management

Location: Barrow-In -Furness

Salary: Competitive

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.

Maritime – Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safelydelivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy withits largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We areresponsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of thesestate-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, eachweighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguardclass of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to theRoyal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s.Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complexengineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton,Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employingthe best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of somethingimportant; something you can be proud of.

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 factorsincluding your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/oryour place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for theorganisation.

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.