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Component Paint Technician

Employer
BAE Systems
Location
Taif, Saudi Arabia
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Mar 2024

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Sector
Engineering
Role
Manual Skilled
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Component Paint Technician

Salary: Competitive

Grade: 8

Location: Taif, Saudi Arabia

JOB PURPOSE

BAE Systems is the UK Government's nominated Prime Contractor under the Government-to-Government arrangements that are in place to provide equipment, support and training to Saudi Arabia. We provide maintenance of Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) aircraft and train RSAF and Royal Saudi Naval Force personnel safely in a training environment in how to use their aircraft, equipment and weapons.

BAE Systems Saudi Arabia is committed to supporting the Saudi Arabian National Agenda including Saudisation and the training and development of Saudi National capability through the growth of the Saudi National Partner Companies thereby reinforcing Industrialisation and Partnerships.

The job holder has responsibility for undertaking all Surface Finish activities associated with scheduled or unscheduled maintenance in support of Typhoon operations in Kingdom.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Conduct scheduled, unscheduled Surface Finish activities of Typhoon Aircraft and AGE in accordance with approved technical data and procedures.
  • Carry out all engineering and maintenance activities within the scope of the Component Paint Shop.
  • Complete Induction to ensure authorised and competent to work in the Component Paint Shop as required.
  • Ensure all maintenance tasks are undertaken in accordance with company/RSAF procedures and processes.
  • Ensure all electronic data systems are utilised correctly.
  • Ensure adherence to correct engineering practices, observe safety precautions and that as far as is reasonably practicable ensure that no one else is exposed to any unnecessary or uncontrolled risk.
  • Assist the Supervisor to ensure that all equipment operated within the shop is kept in good working condition and any necessary calibration activities are scheduled and conducted to ensure maintenance tasks can be achieved when required.
  • The embodiment of all Technical Instructions and Modifications of all components maintained within the shop.
  • Complying with Health and Safety including, knowledge of COSHH and Risk assessments and following appropriate safety precautions and warning posters relating to the maintenance activities and handling within the shop area of operation.
  • Ensuring all components within the Component Paint Shop are correctly stored and packaged and that all shop maintained items that are to leave the shop or move location are correctly prepared and packaged for transit
  • Ensuring that all tool kits are maintained in accordance with the regulatory framework and ensuring that test equipment is maintained and calibrated within specified limits.
  • Ensure good husbandry practices are implemented
  • Ensure FOD control measures are implemented.
  • Coaching, training, mentoring and knowledge transfer to BAES and RSAF personnel as required.
  • Undertaking the responsibilities of the Component Paint Shop Supervisor in their absence.
  • Completing any other reasonable duties or requests that are made by your line management.
RECRUITMENT SPECIFICATION

Essential
  • Must be educated to HNC level or recognised equivalent or have relevant experience supported by formal, recorded workplace applied related training.
  • Must have completed a recognised aircraft engineering apprenticeship or similar qualification in military Surface Finishing..
  • Extensive proven experience in Surface Finish maintenance gained in a modern military fast jet aircraft.
Desirable
  • Broad aerospace and defence company/industry knowledge.
  • An understanding of RAF and /or RSAF engineering operating procedures.
RECRUITMENT

The post holder should have the following background:
  • Ex-military with experience serving on an operational military flying unit.
  • Must have attained experience at technician level working in a military aircraft maintenance environment.
  • Thorough working knowledge of aircraft Paint & Spray activities
  • Experience of Typhoon Surface Finish processes preferred
  • Experience of working in the aviation industry in a Gulf Coast Country preferred.
  • The ability to act upon their own initiative within the scope of their job.
  • A conscientious approach to work and meticulous attention to detail is also required.
  • A track record of meeting strict deadlines without compromising standards and quality.
  • Previous experience of conducting On-The-Job training would be advantageous.
EXPATRIATE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary, rent free accommodation and access to free recreation facilities, all available within Company secured accommodation. In addition, a generous leave and travel allowance makes this an opportunity not to be missed.

On successfully securing a role your appointment to Saudi Arabia will initially be on single status. On commencement of employment in Saudi Arabia you will have the opportunity to apply to have your family join you in the future. A full health care scheme is provided within Saudi Arabia.

SAUDI NATIONAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous leave and travel allowance, a full health care scheme and access to subsidised recreational facilities

BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of 89,600 people in more than 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

All appointments in Saudi Arabia are subject to receipt of all necessary Government and/or Customer approvals.

Company

Welcome to making the future more secure for everyone

At the core of BAE Systems is an overarching purpose – we play our part in protecting what matters; making the future more secure for everyone by creating bold, pioneering security products and services that can change the world we live in.

That’s what binds our diverse minds and talent together.

To continue to do this, we must always look to the future; finding new ways and new ideas to advance. Championing better ways of doing things, striving for excellence in everything we do, being more efficient and sustainable.

Putting our people front and centre is key, enabling them to achieve their best in an inclusive environment where everyone can make a difference.

We embrace the opportunity that working at BAE Systems brings, providing a platform for everyone to have a varied and fulfilling career that is yours for the taking.

Join us in the next phase of our story as we look to the future and work together - for a brighter, better and more secure tomorrow.

About us

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of 90,500 people in more than 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

Our values

Who we are and who we want to be

At BAE Systems everything we do is steered by three core values: Trusted, Innovative, and Bold.

We all have a part to play in fulfilling our purpose and our values guide us towards that.

They reflect who we are and who we aspire to be. They bind and connect our diverse minds. They guide our decisions and influence our culture.

Together each one of us is committed to living these values, every day.

Values

Experienced Professionals

Welcome to finding your unique place. At BAE Systems we all have different skills, but we’re united by our purpose. Whether it’s engineering or technology, project management or manufacturing, you’ll be helping our customers protect what really matters.

Our areas of work

  • Manufacturing and operations - A powerful blend of advanced technology and lean manufacturing means we’re leading the industry and the digital revolution.
  • Engineering - Our engineers are redefining global defence. From concept to completion, they innovate cutting-edge products and services across the land, air, and sea.
  • Project management - Projects don’t come more challenging, innovative, and critical than ours. These specialist teams are trusted to deliver complex programmes that really matter.
  • Information technology - Digital is our future, and our IT teams are at the heart of it. Developing, implementing, and supporting the cutting-edge systems that keep the world safe and our business evolving.
  • Procurement and supply chain - Playing a critical role in ensuring our projects are on time, on budget, and meet quality standards, this is a team that’s central to our global success.
  • Finance and commercial - Improving our performance and profitability, overseeing vast complex projects, and helping our diverse team grow. It’s all in a day’s work for our finance and commercial teams.
  • Human resources - Our people are our power. Our HR teams work to attract, retain, and develop the diverse minds and talent who are shaping our future.
  • Legal - Projects are challenging and involve complex high-level stakeholders. Our Legal team provide the advice and support that helps us stay on track.
  • Quality and assurance - Trust is vital to our business. Our Quality and Assurance teams make sure we deliver excellence in everything we do.
  • Marketing and communications - Connecting with customers, managing our reputation, being our voice. Life in our Marketing and Communications team is fast-paced, varied, and ever-evolving.

Early careers

The moment you realise the difference you can make

Join an inclusive team in a business that’s ever-evolving. Play your part in creating pioneering security products and services that can change the world we live in. Whichever early career programme you choose, you’ll learn, grow and thrive here. With the all the training and support you need to find your unique place.

Fast facts

  • £90m+ annual investment in education and skills
  • 90,500+ diverse colleagues across more than 40 countries
  • 1,500+ early careers intake in the UK in 2022
  • £21.3bn sales in 2021. Leading global defence supplier and innovator

Diversity and inclusion

Welcome to a place where you can belong

We believe when you bring together different people and different perspectives it inspires creativity and drives innovation. It helps us fulfil our purpose and it’s integral to our culture. We want everyone to be heard and respected, allowing us all to develop and thrive together.

Working at BAE Systems brings great opportunities, providing a platform for everyone to have a fulfilling career whatever their background. Harnessing the power of our people will create a secure tomorrow for generations to come.

Building a better workplace

We want to help change the world we live in for the better – and that starts with our workplace. We’re committed to building a truly diverse, inclusive, and equitable place to work. We actively promote a culture of respect so everyone can be free to be themselves. It empowers us to do our best work, it enables us to grow, and brings us together to find new and better ways to protect what really matters.

Our ambitions

We want to lead the way in our sector and beyond. By 2030 we have set our ambition for women to make up at least 50% of our Executive Committee and 30% of our workforce. We’re determined to be more diverse at all levels of the organisation and to be truly representative of the communities in which we operate. There’s work to do, but we’re focused on attracting the best people to work here – regardless of gender, age, ethnic or religious background, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic. To secure our ambitious future, we are committed to investing in our people. Without them, there is no us. Working here, whatever your role, you will find the tools, support, and inclusive environment to fulfil your ambitions and make an impact now and in the future.

What we’re proud of

  • By 2030 we have set our ambition for women to make up at least 50% of our Executive Committee and 30% of our workforce
  • Our target is to achieve net zero emissions by 2030
  • We actively support both our national and local community

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