Environmental Engineer

BAE Systems
England, Bristol
15 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Hannah Bence
Job Type
Environmental Engineer

We currently have a vacancy for an Environmental Engineer at our site in Filton, Bristol.

As an Environmental Engineer, you will be look at projects from an environmental compliance and sustainability point of view, applying an environmental management system. Whereas other engineers focus on delivering capability, you will be concerned with how this capability impacts on the environment through the life of the product. There will be relevant legislation, direct and indirect environmental impacts, and Climate change impact to be considered. We also need to consider materials, which may be harmful to the environment, legislatively restricted or where continued supply cannot be guaranteed.

You will liaise with Engineers, Supply Chain, Regulators and Operations, and so will often be viewed as a trans functional engineer. You will also liaise with industry working groups on topics such as Design for Environment and REACH and work with other business units including Manufacturing, Combat Systems, Aircraft, Submarines, Munitions and Land Systems.

This role will provide you with an exciting and varied workload working on major defence programmes ensuring a sustainable fleet, able to operate globally.

Your main responsibilities as an Environmental Engineer will involve:

Application of an environmental management system to product design, in support of ISO 14001:2015

Managing and supporting the programme of work for development of documentation for the Environmental Case

Undertaking Product Environmental assessment for platform, systems and equipment with technical authorities

Raising awareness of Product Environmental and Regulated materials requirements across the engineering community

Attending internal and external meetings on the Principal Environmental Engineer's behalf as required.

Your skills and qualifications as an Environmental Engineer:

Possesses in-depth working knowledge of environmental legislation and environmental management techniques

Good breadth of knowledge of environmental impacts associated with products

Experienced in a multi- disciplined engineering environment

Degree qualified/equivalent in Environmental subject or related discipline

What we're looking for in you:

You will have strong communication skills alongside excellent problem-solving and technical report writing skills You will have an ability to work as part of a team and across geographically dispersed teams and will be organised and focussed on delivery against a defined programme of work.

Location: Filton, Bristol

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.

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