X-Ray Operator


Glascoed, South Wales

X-Ray Operator


£37,263 (plus shift premium if applicable)

Posted by on June 11, 2024.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Performing X-Rays then detailing any findings in line with standard operating procedure (SOP) requirements
  • Evaluating and sentencing products in line with acceptance standards
  • Supporting with Internal and External audits, and quality investigations into product concerns
  • Actively support the X-Ray team in training new operators
  • Adhering to site Health & Safety policies, local rules, and Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS) guidance
  • Gaining an understanding of using equipment and software to carry out inspections

Your skills and experiences:


  • Hold or have held either EN4179, ISO9712, SNT, or PCN Level 2 X-ray accreditation
  • Able to work an altered shift pattern to include days, afternoons & nights, long days or continental


  • Experience working in a manufacturing or similar environment
  • Apprenticeship/BTEC in manufacturing or mechanical engineering


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 X-Ray team:

As an X-Ray operator you would be joining a small but growing team working on munitions products for the BAE Systems Land UK customer. Reporting directly into a Process Leader with support from the X-Ray Manager you will get the chance to work on a long-term programme along with other operators. There will also be opportunities for you to develop and grow within the role as BAE Systems will support you with further qualifications/accreditations.

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: 19th June 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.

X-Ray Operator