Senior Engineer - Vulnerability and Shock

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BAE Systems
Glasgow, Scotland / Bristol, England
13 Aug 2019
27 Aug 2019
Arundeep Gill
Defence, Marine
Job Type

Senior Engineer - Vulnerability and Shock

Would you like an exciting new position for Type 26 programme, The Global Combat Ship (T26) will be a highly capable and versatile multi-mission warship designed to support anti-submarine warfare, air defence and general-purpose operations anywhere on the world's ocean. We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer at our site in either Glasgow or Bristol.

As a Senior Engineer, you will be providing engineering support to the shock and vulnerability design of the Type 26 Platform. The main objective of this team is to reduce the ship's vulnerability to above and underwater threats, with a particular focus on designing to withstand underwater explosions from mines and torpedoes.

This role will provide you with an exciting opportunity to work on a large scale, long term project using modern technology and be involved in one of the largest defence projects currently in the UK.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer will involve:

Ensuring suppliers are compliant with the Type 26 shock requirements by assessing their designs, shock qualification proposals and shock results

Providing shock engineering design support and assessment to the spatial and structural integration of equipment and systems throughout the platform

Engaging with engineering design teams to ensure successful shock qualification of equipment

Provide support to Engineering Manager - Vulnerability and Shock in Assurance and Acceptance events, Assurance Reviews and Quarterly Margin Reviews (QMR)

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Engineer:

Essential Skills:

Experience of designing equipment to meet structural requirements

Knowledge of the engineering life cycle and the relationship between activities in different phases of the engineering lifecycle

Experienced mechanical engineer

Competent with MS packages including excel

Desirable Skills:

Technical knowledge of platform design and integration for naval surface or submarines would be preferable

What we're looking for in you:

You will need to be self-motivated and have good influencing skills, have the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment and display flexibility and resilience to change in a dynamic team. You need to be accurate with a good eye for detail.

Location: Glasgow or 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.

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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