Maintenance Lead

BAE Systems
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Closing date
23 Nov 2020
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Maintenance Lead

Would you like to play a key part in delivering the management and leadership of preventative and corrective maintenance for HM Naval Base Portsmouth infrastructure? We currently have a vacancy for a Maintenance Lead at our site in Portsmouth Naval Base.

As a Maintenance Lead, you will be driving a proactive maintenance culture focused on continuous improvement. You will develop an understanding of the current maintenance maturity and be responsible for driving ownership of appropriate maintenance strategies in to the engineering disciplines.

With this role no two days are the same and it is a rewarding role where you will make an impact across the Naval Base Services by engaging with multiple stakeholders of varying experiences and knowledge, there will be career progression within the chief engineer's department and career opportunities across wider BAE Systems.

Your main responsibilities as a Maintenance Lead will involve:

Providing leadership and supervision on Maintenance Activities to the Chief Engineers Department, Estates Projects, Operation and Maintenance teams

Inspires, motivates and commands trust and respect from others through influence and modelling desired behaviours

Ability to interact with a wide range of stakeholders, assessing views and inputs on maintenance tasks to produce viable decisions to support the business and customer

Leading to the creation and implementation of best practice maintenance vision, strategies, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance

Analysing, reviewing and communicating the impact on maintenance activities from asset changes

Managing and taking ownership of the current planned and preventative maintenance system for HMNB Portsmouth infrastructure

Providing technical expertise, advice and support to maintenance delivery teams in all aspects of maintenance planning

Utilising problem-solving methodologies and be able to analyse multiple sources of technical and business data so that assets deliver the capabilities required by the Naval Base Asset Management Plans

Ensuring engineering maintenance specification are developed IAW Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) guidelines, and regularity standards to optimise equipment performance and product quality

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree qualified in Engineering discipline or relevant experience within a maintenance organisation

Knowledge of maintenance engineering concepts

Ability to interpret specifications and maintenance manuals

Advise on maintenance requirements for contractual work

Train and develop employees

Minimum of 5 years in a supervisory/management positions

Must have experience in a facilities management setting

Maintenance involvement in design and procurement and operation of assets desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You will have strong communication skills both written and verbally to enable you to communicate complex maintenance strategies and to detail into an achievable plan, communicating this to internal and external stakeholders at all levels, you can drive modern methods into a maturing organisation on an aging estate acting as a role model for desired behaviours and set consistent standards and expectations dealing with any conflict management issues if they arise.

Location: Portsmouth Naval Base

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.

Flexible Working: At Maritime Services, we embrace flexible and modern working arrangements and feel this is an important part of the benefits that we have on offer. It helps us to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. This role can be undertaken either full time, part time, job share, flexible hours or we would welcome your suggestions for how we could make this role fit your circumstances.

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. Our people are encouraged to be as creative as they can be and are always looking at ways to develop and challenge the way we do things, identifying and prioritising continuous improvement activities across the business

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.

With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there's Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!

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.

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.

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.

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

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