Engineering Manager

BAE Systems
Portsmouth, England, Hampshire
13 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Grainne Henderson

Engineering Manager

Would you like to work in a key role within the Underwater Weapons team? We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager at our site in Broad Oak.

As an Engineering Manager you will provide the overall day to day Engineering Management of the multi-skill TCC Test Equipment Engineering team for Underwater Weapons. This role demands the capability to understand and resolve Engineering Support Issues, including schedule, workload and financial challenges.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineering Manager will involve:

Recruiting, allocate and manage staff and facilities in order to provide competent and professional Engineering Services against TCC project budgets to meet project objectives.

Ensuring that all work is undertaken by the team in accordance with processes defined in conformance with relevant Company, Project, National and International Standards and Procedures.

Providing costed proposals for future work in response to agreed requirements identified by bid managers.

Working in collaboration with the Functional Managers in the development of staff within the group through the provision of appropriate training and coaching, such that they are enabled to achieve business objectives effectively and to fulfil their own potential.

Actively supporting the maintenance of the Design Integrity of the Spearfish and Sting Ray Test equipment and associated manufacturing systems.

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential skills

Chartered Engineer or equivalent experience

Knowledge of the complete Engineering Lifecycle with experience of operating acrsoss all phases.

The capability to understand and resolve Engineering Support issues, including schedule, workload and financial challenges.

Will have team management experience of 10+ employees

Desirable skills

Understanding of BAE's systems and processes

Understands the technical specification of the Sting Ray product and how the different engineering functional areas integrate into the product

Knowledge, experience and understanding of working in the Underwater Weapons domain with other related areas of the business to achieve project and business objectives.

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to understand technical engineering issues. We are looking for someone who is a logical thinker and be able to think outside of the box. Be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with peers and stakeholders.

Location: Broad Oak, Portsmouth

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 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.

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy's complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.

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.

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.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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