Mechanical Engineer

BAE Systems
England, Portsmouth, Hampshire
31 Oct 2018
14 Nov 2018
Charlotte Light
Job Type

Mechanical Engineer

Would you like to work in a team who provide support to the UK Royal Navy's submarine fleet? We currently have a vacancy for a Mechanical Engineer at our site in Broad Oak

As a Mechanical Engineer, you will be working within the under-water sector being responsible for the design, development and support of electro-mechanical systems and sub systems for torpedo products to meet business needs.

Mechanical Engineers are responsible for a wide range of activities including feasibility studies, research, design, development and post design services involving the full engineering lifecycle so this an interesting and varied role where there's opportunity to develop current skills.

Your main responsibilities as a Mechanical Engineer will involve:

Delivering electro-mechanical design solutions to agreed time, cost and quality to meet project or business milestones.

Drafting, vetting and editing technical reports or other documents in order to ensure that technical findings can be successfully communicated with recipients.

Preparation and submission of technical proposals and tenders as directed by bid manager in order to provide costed proposals for future work.

Liaising with the MOD establishments, test facilities, sub-contractors and customers as required to satisfy the needs of the Project or the business

Providing supervision of undergraduates or young persons assigned for training to assist in the development of their knowledge and skills

Ensuring that work is undertaken in accordance with Company, Safety, Environmental, contractual and local business processes standards, procedures and documentation.

Your skills and qualifications:


Degree within a relevant discipline or equivalent experience is required

Electro - Mechanical experience

Demonstrate the competencies required of Chartered and/or Incorporated Engineer


PDM (product data management) experience

Knowledge of an engineering lifecycle

Experience of Creo/Pro-engineer 3D CAD or similar package

What we're looking for in you:

Working with minimal supervision you'll be comfortable making decisions and working to tight timescales with the ability to prioritise tasks. You will need excellent communication skills with the ability to explain complex information to a range of both internal and external stakeholders.

Location: Broad Oak

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.

Maritime Services

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600 million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.

Join us and the projects you'll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

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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