Engineering Manager - Ship Signatures

BAE Systems
Glasgow, Scotland
31 Oct 2018
14 Nov 2018
Caroline Dey
Defence, Marine

Engineering Manager - Ship Signatures

Would you like to play a crucial role in the delivery of the new frigates for the Australian Navy? We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager - Ship Signatures at our site in Scotstoun.

As an Engineering Manager - Ship Signatures, you will be responsible for ensuring that the signatures assessment and design are delivered for the Hunter Class Frigate (HCF) programme. You will manage the signatures resources for the project including the delivery of signatures modelling and verification tests, delivering against the HCF design requirements and implementing risk mitigation where required.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to have a crucial impact on a large international maritime programme, as well as the chance to work with some of the most cutting edge defence technology.

This role will require flexibility around working pattern to meet the needs of the customer.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineering Manager - Ship Signatures will involve:

Working with the HCF Engineering Manager - Naval Architecture and Transverse Technical Authority to deliver the HCF Signatures design and analysis activities, preparing for ship build programme and maintaining delivery through the HCF design and build programme

Responsibility for developing and delivering the modelling, validation and verification scope of work and scheduling for all aspects of: shock and shock qualification, underwater radiated noise, above water radiated noise, infrared modelling and radar cross-section modelling

Specifying the signatures analysis and measurement capability requirements for the engineering function to deliver in support of the HCF project

Managing and leading activities of the HCF Signatures Team in support of HCF design and build compliance to the Radar Cross Section (RCS), Infra-Red (IR) , Underwater Radiated Noise (URN) and Airborne Noise requirements

Co-ordinating Signatures Team activities, including delivery of assessment and guidance of equipment, systems, ship integration and implementation to control RCS, IR, URN and airborne noise

Achieving survivability maturity targets for design reviews

Your skills and qualifications as an Engineering Manager - Ship Signatures:

Previous experience in signatures/vulnerability

Naval ships/submarines experience either in build or operating experience

Previous management experience particularly managing sub contract staff preferred

What we're looking for in you:

You will possess excellent communication skills, as well as influencing ability to effectively resolve issues and propose solutions to satisfy multiple stakeholders. You must also have proven leadership skills, alongside the ability to motivate and support the team in achieving deadlines.

Location: Scotstoun

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, 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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