Engineering Manager - Marine Systems Integration

BAE Systems
Glasgow, Scotland
11 Jun 2018
25 Jun 2018
Caroline Dey
Defence, Marine
Job Type

.Engineering Manager - Marine Systems Integration

Would you like to play a key role in the delivery of marine system integration activities for Naval warships? We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager at our site in either Scotstoun or Filton.

As an Engineering Manager, you will be managing the physical integration issues on the projects, including developing strategies and policies for CAD development and design rules. You will also be involved with forward planning into the later phases of the project, ensuring the systems and processes are in place to efficiently progress the physical integration of the design.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to lead marine system integration activities for a range of Naval platforms from small boats to complex warships.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineering Manager will involve:

Managing the development of appropriate CAD policies, gain agreement with stakeholders and ensure implementation within the design teams; this will include identifying appropriate use of 2D and 3D modelling techniques, use of intelligent system diagrams, specification of naming and numbering conventions, etc.

Managing the development of physical integration strategies (e.g. service route strategy, that will support the development of an optimised design solution, taking into account the many conflicting design constraints)

Managing the development of design rules strategy, policy and repository that will be used within the project to control and manage rules

Capturing lessons learned on physical integration strategies on previous large complex projects and develop improved processes to be adopted on the Type 26 project

Liaising with the Physical Modelling team to support the development of 'early spatial design' and 'modularisation' strategies

The use of IT information systems to facilitate configuration control of the Bill of Materials (BOM) and management of parts and their associated information attributes that will support design integration and BOM strategy

Your skills and qualifications as an Engineering Manager:

Previous experience in design/operation of marine engineering systems

Understanding of various types of marine engineering power and propulsion/auxiliaries

CEng status or actively working towards

What we're looking for in you:

You will be an approachable and adaptable individual who is able to successfully manage a diverse range of stakeholders, including the customer. You will also possess excellent communication skills, the ability to articulate technical information to a range of audiences.

Location: Scotstoun or Filton with regular travel

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you'll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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