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Senior Engineer - Support Engineering (Obsolescence)

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Barrow-In-Furness, England, Cumbria
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2 Sep 2022

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Job title: Senior Engineer - Support Engineering (Obsolescence)

Location: Barrow-In-Furness, we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £37,789 - £42,479 dependant on skills and experience.

What you'll be doing:

    Being responsible for the day-to-day capture of engineering data, supporting development and delivery of obsolescence processes and risk assessments.Co-ordination of obsolescence events from identification through to a successful resolution or mitigation through excellent stakeholder management and maintaining the appropriate obsolescence toolset associated reporting.Supporting the development and delivery of resolutions, in a timely manner to address the needs of the Build Programme.Assistance with the development and delivery of contractual metrics.Supporting the flow of obsolescence requirements to suppliers, and the review and monitoring of their subsequent deliverables as appropriate.Working with the In-Service Design Change engineering team and other members of the in-service support organisation to improve own levels of subject matter expertise, including gaining a broad understanding of project management and business processes that will be impacted by the good or bad obsolescence processes

Your skills and experiences:

Essential skills:

    Engineering background such as electrical/mechanicalProven experience through the full engineering life cycle, ideally with some submarine engineering domain knowledgeHNC level qualification or equivalent experienceGood working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Excel

Desirable skills:

    Knowledge or understanding of obsolescence/ spares & repairs processesKnowledge or understanding of obsolescence standard BS EN IEC 62402


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Obsolescence Management team:

You will be responsible for the facilitation of processes that serve to support the identification of risks or issues relating to obsolescence (unavailability of materials). You will be working with stakeholders across the business to determine the impact of the unavailability of a part and work with the stakeholders to develop solutions. This role will provide you with empowerment to make suggestions, improvements, and changes within your day-to-day role and also gives you a unique opportunity to work on a complex platform of national importance, whilst developing crucial solutions and processes.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments."

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we believe that digital technology is the key to unlocking our customers’ advantage. By advancing digital technologies, we open doors to worlds of opportunities, together. We work across 6 main areas, Cyber, Defence, Delivery & Advisory, FinCrime, Intelligence and Space. Come visit us at the expo, or our website, to learn more about our opportunities.

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