1st Class Machinist.

Location:Edinburgh
Job Type:Full Time

We've come a long way in 65 years of operation in Australia. On top of a strong underlying business, having been selected to deliver the next generation of advanced anti-submarine warships, the JORN Phase 6 radar upgrade and sustainment program and as the tier 1 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program partner, the future is bright for our more than 4,000 employees.
In terms of our culture, it's inclusive and safety focused. We call it an ‘everyone culture'. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of every employee are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work.
Advanced Manufacturing has won multiple large long term contracts. We are seeking applicants for an experienced 1st Class Machinist who is capable with manual machining, and with fitting experience to join the afternoon shift team. As the 1st Class Machinist, you will receive four weeks annual leave, RDOs, regular overtime in the comfort of a temperature controlled working environment.

In terms of more specific responsibilities, you will:

  • Be responsible for computer numerical control (CNC) machining tasks associated with defence requirements
  • Undertake CNC component machining on a range of defence projects to meet scheduled requirements
  • Ensure that all appropriate documentation for engineering systems and defect reporting are incorporated for traceability
  • Liaise with BAE Systems' Quality staff to ensure compliance with project quality requirements
  • Comply with BAE Systems Safety, Health and Environment procedures with the requirements of the BAE Systems' Quality systems as they relate to respective areas of activity
  • Alert the organisation to potential or known problems that affect the quality of BAE Systems' products and services
  • Provide input and offering recommendations for the improvement of company processes and procedures
  • Validate parts as they are manufactured

As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:

  • A Mechanical trade certificate
  • Manual Machining and Fitting experience
  • CNC machining and manual programming experience
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a defence security clearance of “Baseline” and be cleared for International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
  • A strong team focus and a can do attitude
  • The ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders
  • The availability to work from 3.00pm until 11.45pm Monday-Thursday with an early finish on Friday's

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.
Applications should be addressed to: Shane Blogg, Talent Acquisition Specialist – Trades.
Please ensure you attach a current resume and copy of your relevant qualification(s) to your application. A cover letter is preferred.
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders for these opportunities. An inclusive culture and an exciting, supportive career opportunity awaits. We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here: https://tinyurl.com/Work180BAE-Systems-Australia
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