Senior Outfit Engineer
We currently have two vacancies for Senior Outfit Engineers to join the Type 26 team at our site in either Glasgow or Filton. We are looking for experienced Engineers, capable of undertaking technical analysis and coaching small teams.
BAE Systems Naval ships team are currently working on the construction of the latest Frigate for the Royal Navy customer. The Type 26 Global Combat Ship (GCS) will provide a versatile platform that undertakes global deployments, spanning a wide spectrum of warfare operations and will replace the anti-submarine warfare Type 23s currently in service. From high intensity warfare to humanitarian assistance, GCS is a highly capable, adaptable and sustainable warship, our programme to design, build and integrate the Type 26 GCS for Royal Navy is well underway and the steel cut for first of class, GLASGOW, took place at Govan in July 2017.
You will be working on Ship Outfit Design and working closely with the customer to meet requirements. You will also support the Engineering Manager to ensure project timelines are successfully met.
This role will give you the opportunity to be involved in the design, build and delivery of state of the art warships for the UK and future international programmes.
Your main responsibilities as a Senior Outfit Engineer will involve:
Develop Outfit specifications under guidance and carry out Engineering Design activities in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, examples being development of outfit packages and General Arrangements
Carry out technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the resolution of problems
Prepare technical equipment specifications; develop designs in line with all specifications and standards and co-ordinate with suppliers to ensure delivery to the agreed specification
Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority
Your skills and qualifications:
Knowledge and competence in Naval/Commercial Ship Outfit design
Familiarity with the use of Classification Society rules and processes, preferably Lloyd's Register Naval Ship Rules
Ability to assess, check and approve calculations, sketches, tools and procedures produced by the Outfit team
Design experience at various stages within the build lifecycle (concept to final delivery)
Previous engineering experience within the ship design, ship-building industry is preferred
Management of Suppliers
Sufficient breadth of knowledge and expertise of warship design
Meeting or working towards Professional Institute Membership and Chartered Engineer
What we're looking for in you:
You will have strong interaction skills and be a good team player. You will have the ability to quickly assimilate engineering data and define solutions and opportunities. Your ability to communicate verbally and in writing to management and peers will be an asset. You will be an effective networker and be able to research while digging for information.
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.
At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of 85,800 people in more than 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.
Our Naval Ships business
We design and manufacture a range of naval ships and state of the art combat systems and equipment, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. From offshore patrol vessels through to the latest City Class Type 26 frigates that we are building for the UK Royal Navy, and the Australian Hunter Class and Canadian Surface Combatant, we are a business that operates on a truly global platform and can offer a wide range of opportunities where you can play your part in these challenging and exciting projects.
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 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.
We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.
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