Test Engineer


Job summary

BAE Systems
£40,000 - £49,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job title: Test Engineer

Location: Broad Oak

Salary: Up to £44,000 - Depending on Skills and Experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Test a wide range of complex manufactured products
  • Diagnose a wide range of complex manufactured products with no technical support
  • Test in accordance with defined Test Schedule/instructions
  • Test in accordance with defined PAS (Performance Specification), determine test solution as required
  • Use a wide range of complex test equipment
  • Use business systems to record product history/compliance
  • Support and assist in the training of personnel
  • Work unsupervised

Your skills and experiences:


  • HNC - Electronic/Electrical Engineer
  • To be able to use technical knowledge to undertake complex fault investigations
  • To be able to effectively analyse technical data to inform decisions
  • Quality of tasks/services, the tasks/services is closely related to others and therefore the effectiveness of the team


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 Customer Support Team:

As a Test Engineer you will be working in a medium sized, diverse team ranging from apprentices up to time served Engineers. Our Customer Support team works on a range of equipment liaising with various customers. Mainly dealing with the MOD. You will be working on both a mix of modern and refurbishment projects, where you will have the opportunity to develop and enhance your skills and knowledge, with the potential to lead into other roles across BAE Systems.

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: 31st May 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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