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Job title: Welder

Location: Glasgow - Govan and Scotstoun - Based on site and must be able to attend a recruitment day in Glasgow.

Salary: £34,427.00 (shift allowance of 33% may be applicable)

Requirements: Trade Papers to be provided when submitting application

What you'll be doing:

  • Welding different materials (carbon & stainless steel & aluminium)
  • Welding using different welding processes i.e., Manual Metal Arc, Meta Inert Gas, Automatic & Semi-Automatic Machine Welding (Submerged - Arc & KAT) & Resistance Welding (Stud Welding)
  • Welding butts and fillets to a high standard
  • Main process - FCAW / MAG - using ceramic tiles
  • Self-verification on all welds
  • Adhering to all she related standards associated with welding, including fume control

Your skills and experiences:

  • Trade papers e.g. Formal Apprenticeship (required to provide papers)
  • Ceramic Tile Welding Knowledge
  • Knowledge and experience in Welding and use of associated equipment
  • Flux core arc welding experience
  • Deposit welds that pass both visual and NDE examinations
  • Materials experience of welding carbon steel thickness 4-10mm range
  • Clear understanding of SHE, COSHH risks awareness
  • Background in major construction / manufacturing environment
  • Welding with MCAW consumables
  • Welding aluminium with MIG process
  • Welding with automated equipment

Please ensure you have attached a copy of your qualifications when submitting your application.


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 Welder Team:

This is an opportunity to operate in a new innovative and competitive environment. You are flexible about how you work and what you work on, a real team player who is willing to get involved.

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: 29th April 2024 - Interviews for this role will be held in 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.

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