Would you like to work within an organisation that supports the Royal Navy in Global Operations? We currently have a vacancy for a Project Engineer at our site in Portsmouth.
As a Project Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting the Project Engineering Manager (PEM) in ensuring that the service delivered in the relevant project is safe and delivers a functional engineering product. You will support PEM by review of the integrity of work instructions during project planning, responding to engineering queries during project delivery and ensuring the integrity of the overarching engineering governance.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within this development role which will provide experience within the PEM environment with the intention of developing a PEM or as a stepping stone to grow significant operational engineering experience to take to other Engineering roles within the Business.
Your main responsibilities as a Project Engineer will involve:
During project delivery, you will resolve production queries as quickly as practicable within safety and design intent
Carrying out engineering calculations, investigating and resolving engineering and maintenance support issues, and supporting Operations and Project Management functions in the delivery of ship projects or programmes
Reviewing all work in conjunction with ship's staff to ensure that it contains sufficient engineering content, appropriate levels of acceptance and assurance and that product safety and quality considerations have been incorporated into the Project Haz ID / Quality Scope
Supporting the PEM in maintaining engineering oversight, providing engineering governance, assurance and facilitating Warship Support to ensure overall quality and integrity of production work in addition to formal quality related events
Supporting in the application of mandated MOD safety and environmental systems, BAE Systems Engineering Governance, Product Safety & associated frameworks
Assisting in maintaining functional and governance interfaces with Alliance partners
Supporting Production Teams to aid in the application of requirements and standards to ensure they are fully understood and met
Supporting, developing, maintaining and modifying engineering processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need
Your skills and qualifications as a Project Engineer:
Some experience of repair, maintenance and integration of ships systems and equipment
Knowledge of design support activities with the ability to conduct engineering calculations, technical investigation and report writing in support of tasking requirements
Understanding of constructive, mechanical, and electrical systems
Some understanding on the development of naval ships, and the procurement of marine systems, materials and equipment
Degree in appropriate Engineering discipline or significant relevant experience
Member of appropriate Engineering Institute working towards Chartered status is desirable
What we're looking for in you:
You will have commitment and self-motivation with the ability to integrate and converse with a diverse team of professional engineers. You will have good communication skills enabling technical discussions with customers, colleagues and suppliers. You will work constructively both within a team and across the whole project to ensure that team objectives are met.
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 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.
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