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1st Class Machinist | SA-Edinburgh Parks

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1st Class Machinist

  • Work on specialised defence machining in an impressive and safe machine shop
  • 12 Month Fixed Term Contract on afternoon shift
  • Based at Edinburgh Parks, SA

BAE Systems is Australia's largest defence company. Our employees provide Australia's Army, Navy and Air Force and security customers with total capability. To meet the needs of our dynamic Mechanical Operations team in Edinburgh Parks, a new contract opportunity has been created for a Fitter Machinist.

The Fitter Machinist will be responsible for CNC machining and assembly tasks associated with Defence requirements

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the team with CNC machining and assembly of components to meet scheduled requirements
  • Undertaking CNC machining on a range of defence projects
  • Ensuring that all appropriate documentation for engineering systems and defect report ng are incorporated for traceability
  • Liaising with BAE Systems' Quality staff to ensure compliance with project quality requirements
  • Complying 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
  • Alerting the organisation to potential or known problems that affect he quality of BAE Systems' products and services
  • Providing input and  offering recommendations for the improvement of company processes and procedures
  • Validating parts as they are manufactured

As the ideal applicant you will have:

  • A Fitter Machinist trade certificate
  • CNC machining and programming experience
  • Strong team focus and a can do attitude
  • The ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a pre-employment health assessment.

Applications should be addressed to: Lesley Mackman, Senior Recruitment Specialist.

Please ensure you attach a current resume and copy of your relevant qualification(s) to your application. A cover letter is preferred.

At BAE Systems you will find support for training and development, competitive benefits and family friendly, flexible work practices in addition to a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

BAE Systems Australia employees are encouraged to refer others for employment in line with the conditions of the Employee Referral Scheme.

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