Maritime Chief Engineer

Employer
Lockheed Martin
Location
Havant, Hampshire
Closing date
25 Apr 2021

Job Details

We have an amazing opportunity for a Chief Engineer to join our team in Havant, Hampshire. In this role you will lead engineering on Lockheed Martin’s Maritime Programmes.

About the role:

Lockheed Martin Rotary & Mission Systems department has an increasing number of programmes and opportunities associated with design and integration of Maritime systems and subsystems for the UK Armed Forces and potential overseas customers. The Maritime Chief Engineer will contribute to the effective delivery of programmes and to further develop this line of business.

What’s in it for you?

  • An excellent opportunity to be the technical representative and ambassador of Lockheed Martin to customers within the Maritime domain
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • 9/75 Working pattern, meaning you will get every other Friday off
  • A great work life balance, flexible working and lots of room for career progression.

Who are we looking for?

  • Proven experience with the successful design, implementation, integration, test, installation and acceptance of Maritime systems
  • Customer focussed attitude and ability to synthesise contractual needs and requirements into effective system solution architectures within agreed technical, schedule and cost constraints
  • Experience of supporting Business Development and Capture Teams in pursuit of new opportunities including operational analysis, preliminary solution definition, solution design and preparation and delivery of proposal material including schedule and cost estimates

About us

Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 110,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

Required skills, qualifications and experience

  • Proven experience with the successful design, implementation, integration, test, installation and acceptance of Maritime systems
  • Customer focussed attitude and ability to synthesise contractual needs and requirements into effective system solution architectures within agreed technical, schedule and cost constraints
  • Experience of supporting Business Development and Capture Teams in pursuit of new opportunities including operational analysis, preliminary solution definition, solution design and preparation and delivery of proposal material including schedule and cost estimates
  • Able to develop Technology Roadmaps and conduct assessment of existing Systems, modified or new Systems, and embodiment of COTS/MOTS Systems
  • Able to conduct internal and customer-funded Research and Development studies
  • Able to support Systems Engineering tasking - requirements analysis, decomposition, allocation, systems integration and testing
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with an ability to convey complex data in a clear and concise manner to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience of Model Based Engineering and Digital Development Environments
  • Working knowledge of current Defence Standards

Desired skills, qualifications and experience

  • Enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to work with all levels of Engineering, Programme Management and business leadership
  • Ability to interpret current practices and processes, recommend improvements where necessary and drive change
  • Ability to plan and control of own work and that of any assigned Engineers
  • Able to demonstrate strong technical leadership within a busy environment whilst providing guidance and mentoring to other Engineers

Company

Lockheed Martin UK is the UK-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation and has operated in the country for nearly 80 years. Headquartered in London, we employ approximately 1,800 people at more than 20 sites across the country.

From mail sorting technology to helping build the UK’s first commercial spaceport, our innovations and partnerships help solve some of the world’s most complex challenges, contributing to the UK’s defence, security and prosperity.

In 2018, Lockheed Martin committed £2.9 billion to UK industry, supporting approximately 20,000 jobs in almost 700 companies, 76% of which are Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) 

In addition, the F-35 programme, which Lockheed Martin is leading, will generate US$1bn per year for the UK economy at its peak, with 15% of every jet produced being made in the UK, securing a further 24,000 jobs.

The people of Lockheed Martin are critical to our success as a business – their work making a difference, every day. Our customers rely on their skills, knowledge and passion to deliver, time and time again. We are a diverse and inclusive organisation offering exciting careers for apprentices, interns, graduates and experienced professionals alike.

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