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Calibration Engineer

BAE Systems
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Engineering & Manufacturing
Full Time
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Job Title: Calibration Engineer

Location: Rochester

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 depending on skills and experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Undertake routine calibrations of electrical and mechanical test equipment, supporting BAE Rochester Operations
  • Installation of ESD work stations
  • Understand supplier / subcontractor traceability and calibration processes
  • Perform continuous improvement activities
  • Support the maintenance of test equipment, located on the shop floor
  • Your skills and experiences:


  • Previous experience of fault finding, repairing and testing electronic equipment
  • Calibration background
  • Ability to build and maintain excellent business relationships across all levels within the business
  • Desirable:

  • Lean manufacturing knowledge
  • HNC / HND in Mechanical or Electrical Discipline
  • Benefits:

    You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive

    The Calibration team:

    As a Calibration Engineer you will be reporting to the Calibration Team Leader. You will be responsible for ensuring Calibration activities and maintenance of test equipment are completed to support the business.

    Why BAE Systems?

    This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

    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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation

    Closing Date: 30th April 2024

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



    BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company head-quartered in London in the United Kingdom and with operations worldwide.

    Recognising that our people are our top priority we have set ourselves a number of corporate targets to improve the diversity and inclusiveness of our workforce, including uplifting our female representation in leadership roles by 15% by 2015. We recognise the challenge that this target presents, knowing that engineering is often seen as a “man’s world”. 

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