Senior Engineer Auxiliary Systems

BAE Systems
Glasgow, Scotland
07 Feb 2019
21 Feb 2019
Hannah Bence
Job Type

Senior Engineer Auxiliary Systems

Would you like to provide support to the design verification of various auxiliary systems for the T26 frigate? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer Auxiliary Systems at our site in Scotstoun, Glasgow.

As a Senior Engineer Auxiliary Systems, you will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of fluid flow models, review of hand calculations, pump selection and characteristics, and system losses, to be deployable into any of the auxiliary systems which support emergent issues or requirements.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work as part a small team of system design validation and verification engineers providing an experienced review and support service to the wider team.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer Auxiliary Systems will involve:

Working effectively as part a small team of system design validation and verification engineers providing an experienced review and support service to the wider team

Interacting with System Lead Engineers, Equipment suppliers and supply chain to support emergent issues in system or equipment design

Ensuring consistency in the processes and quality of outputs of the design team, ultimately to ensure that requirements are met and acceptance of the design by the customer is achieved

Driving to resolution any system design technical issues that may arise and require additional support to resolve

Assisting with the resolution of queries arising from spatial integration of the design

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Engineer Auxiliary Systems:


Degree/HND or equivalent qualification or experience in Mechanical Engineering

Knowledge of Auxiliary/Fluid Systems

Experience working with pumps, valves, pipework, compressors, and other equipment associated with complex fluid systems

Ability to assess the work carried out by members of their team and equipment suppliers to assure the quality and the technical acceptability of proposed solutions

Ability to perform robust analysis using recognised analytical tools and to make sound judgements based on experience

Experience of system design


Naval Ship Design experience

Incorporated/Chartered Engineer

Understanding of total engineering lifecycle

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a confident decision maker with an ability to clearly communicate your technical knowledge. You will enjoy working within a fast-paced work environment and will have an ability to adapt according to changing priorities. You will also be happy to work autonomously as well as part of a team.

Location: Scotstoun, Glasgow

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

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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