Engineering Manager

BAE Systems
Surrey, Frimley, England
12 Jun 2017
26 Jun 2017
Caroline Dey

Engineering Manager

Would you like to play a key role in the delivery and management of submarine combat systems? We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager at our site in either Frimley, Broad Oak or Weymouth.

As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for the management and delivery of the engineering aspects of the various submarine programmes and projects being carried out in the Common Equipment Team of the submarine combat system.

This role will provide you with the chance to work on a complex, high value projects of national importance, alongside excellent career progression opportunities.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineering Manager will involve:

The management and integration of multi-disciplined engineering teams, including the leadership of engineering resources and the delivery of packages of work involving new products and/or complex upgrades

Delivery of projects to meet customer and contractual obligations; including management of cost, quality, timeliness and specification

The resolution of engineering conflicts between disciplines, systems and capabilities

Integration of activity and solution development; including meeting a coherent and prioritised set of demands, tailoring and applying engineering processes, tools and approaches to develop innovative and creative solutions

Identifying and exploiting commonality across the various projects and programmes to enable more efficient delivery of as much of a common combat systems product as possible

Your skills and qualifications as an Engineering Manager:


Engineering management experience gained from complex projects within an engineering environment, such as: defence, aerospace, nuclear, automotive, oil & gas etc.

Degree or equivalent qualification or experience within engineering or closely related discipline

Engineering lifecycle knowledge and experience

Experience of working with multi-displined teams


Systems, mechanical, electrical or electronics engineering background

Knowledge of submarine combat systems

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a self-motivated individual, with a desire to learn and the ability to motivate a team. You must also be an excellent communicator who is able to take a tactful approach when dealing with conflicting requirements. You must be willing to travel between our sites (as a guide on average once every 2 weeks) as we have team members in Frimley and Weymouth.

Location: Frimley, Broad Oak or Weymouth

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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

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 Submarines - Combat Systems

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century. It currently employs approximately 7,700 people, with 500 of these working for Combat Systems across our sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Ash Vale, Broad Oak, Filton, Frimley and Weymouth.

We are currently responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of the Royal Navy's latest and most capable generation of attack submarines, as well as their intelligent Combat Systems trusted to detect threats in the naval environment.

Our Combat Systems team designs, builds, integrates and supports all of the submarine combat systems in the UK fleet - essentially, the eyes and ears of each platform. We provide through-life support for combat systems, sensors and radars, and deliver complex programmes and technologies by applying expert programme management and world-class engineering.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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