Training Acquisition Engineer

BAE Systems
Scotland, Glasgow / England, Portsmouth, Hampshire / England, Filton, Gloucestershire
02 Nov 2018
16 Nov 2018
Jonathan Patton
Job Type

Training Acquisition Engineer

We currently have a vacancy for a Type 26 Training Acquisition Engineer at one of our sites in Broad Oak, Filton, Scotstoun or Portsmouth Naval Base (PNB)

As a Type 26 Training Acquisition Engineer, you will be leading the specification of procured items, supplier selection and sub-contract management during the bid, development, delivery and support phases of the Type 26 Training Programme to meet customer contractual obligations for cost, quality and timeliness

You will be responsible for ensuring the Type 26 Training Solutions derived by the Training Analysis Engineering Team are formalised into work packages which can be effectively sub-contracted and then leading the management of these sub-contracts to ensure delivery and acceptance of the associated products and services

Your main responsibilities as a Training Acquisition Engineer will involve:

Supporting the Type 26 Training Acquisition and Engineering Manager in the development of new policies, processes, tools and approaches required to develop innovative and creative acquisition specifications / contracts and the subsequent delivery of work packages and/or services

Leading the development of technical specifications for the procurement of Training articles required for all new Type 26 Training Solutions

Managing Training specific subcontracts, in collaboration with the Supply Chain team to ensure all new Type 26 Training Solutions are integrated, safe, fully compliant and delivered within agreed requirements for cost, quality, time and schedule

Acting as the formal interface between the Training Acquisition Team and the Type 26 Naval Ships / Warship Support Supply Chain and Procurement Teams

Providing Training technical support and input into Supplier competitions in collaboration with the Supply Chain Team, including tender evaluation and down select

Ensuring the development of Training Solutions are clearly defined, integrated, configured, controlled and delivered

Your skills and qualifications as a Training Acquisition Engineer:

The principles and practicalities in the acquisition of systems, equipment, training and support

Expertise in preparing sub-contract packs comprising detailed technical specifications and contractual terms

Experience in the design, development, acceptance and risks associated with engineering new Training products and services

Communicates complex acquisition plans, risks and issues effectively, verbally and in writing

Flexible mobility as travel is required to Type 26 sites and suppliers

An understanding of BAE systems lifecycle management (LCM) - Desirable

An understanding of Royal Navy (RN) Manpower and Training domains - Desirable

An understanding of a Systems Approach to Training and Education - Desirable

An understanding of Procurement and Supply train domain - Desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to think analytically and prioritise multiple issues in a well organised and structured manner. You will be self-motivated with excellent customer service skills, liaising with experience senior stakeholders

Location: Broad Oak, Filton, Scotstoun, Portsmouth Naval Base (can be based at any of these sites)

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 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 £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.

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.

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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

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