Website BAE Systems

Welder Job Highlights

Title Welder
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Company BAE Systems

Company Profile

BAE Systems is an international defense, aerospace, and security company. It delivers a full range of products and services for air, land, and naval forces. It also provides advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions, and customer support services.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Welder who will weld structures that have been fabricated, assembled, or installed as parts of a ship, with the aim of delivering the very best product possible to our customers.

You will be working to engineering standards, striving for quality right the first time. Taking the ship from a bare steel design to the final constructed warship.

Educational Qualification

  • Trade papers, e.g., formal apprenticeship (ability to provide papers)
  • Deposit welds that pass both visual and NDE examinations

Work Experience

  • Flux core experience (FCAW)
  • Materials – the experience in welding carbon steel thickness 4mm and above, but specifically in the 4-10mm range

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in major construction/manufacturing environment
  • Safety certification i.e., SHE induction, COSHH awareness, working at height
  • Welding aluminum with the MIG process
  • Welding with automated equipment
  • Welding with MCAW consumables


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


  • Capable of all positional welding
  • A clear understanding of SHE risks awareness
  • Current knowledge and experience in welding and use of associated equipment
  • Should be comfortable working in confined spaces and or at height
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes


  • The company offers an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance, and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. It also offers a range of additional benefits such as an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work, and many local and national employee discounts.
  • Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

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