Radiography and Proof Manager

BAE Systems

Glascoed, South Wales

Radiography and Proof Manager



Posted by on March 12, 2024.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Managing Proof activities to ensure production targets are met – ensuring building start-ups are complete, SOP training is complete, ensuring proof report are issued, instruments are calibrated and annual PMI’s are carried out
  • Managing a team of radiographers to ensure production is supported
  • Conforming to the requirements of EN4179 for X-ray qualification
  • Liaising with Engineering on projects for bespoke products
  • Managing Radiation Protection for site and point of contact for RPA and HSE
  • Working with sub-contractors to ensure that X-ray equipment is serviced
  • Completion of annual process, product and H&S audits
  • Developing new systems of work for new products

Your skills and experiences:

  • Experience of X-ray & Proof activities with knowledge of trial result analysis is ideal
  • Digital X-ray (Level 2 or 3) & RPS experience or a willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of the requirements of EN4179 is beneficial
  • Demonstrable experience of managing technical teams over site wide activities
  • Ability to adhere to stringent health & safety policies and procedures
  • Experience of liaising with maintenance, sub-contractors and service providers
  • Audit experience – e.g. EN4179, ISO9001, HSE, H&S, Building, RPA & Process


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 team:

As the X-ray & Proof manager you will be managing 2 teams consisting of Radiographers & Proof Officers who will conduct inspections and trials on different products for different customers. The aim is to ensure the integrity and high quality of a wide range of products. In this role you will be working a 4-day week from Monday to Thursday.

This is an excellent opportunity and one of several vacancies available due to the continued expansion across our Land UK sites with BAE Systems securing new orders for the supply of munitions to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD).

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.

Radiography and Proof Manager

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.