Senior Engineer - Support Engineering (RCM)


Senior Engineer – Support Engineering (RCM)

You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of our programmes and projects, helping us to design, develop, integrate, manage and support complex systems and sub-systems for in service and future submarines. You will work within a team of engineers and technical specialists to understand and influence the inputs, flow of decisions and dependencies that will impact system design and product delivery.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer – Support Engineering (RCM) will involve:

Participation in, and the conduct of, Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) studies, populating the WinUMMS toolkit in accordance with DEFSTAN 00-045 and BR1313A methodology.

Identification of RCM Candidates and production of operating contexts from a RCM perspective, researching information on the relevant assets under review to complete the RCM study. Additionally, you will act as the RCM technical expert, providing clarity on the process and methodology during the RCM Study workshops.

Evaluating the impact of Engineering Change on Support Engineering outputs and deliverables, Initiating amendments to Maintenance Task Instructions (MTI) as a result of design change.

Assisting the Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) and Tech Documentation teams in the production of MTIs.

Providing appropriate Support Engineering knowledge and documentation to support Engineering Design Reviews.

Administering the UMMS (maintenance management system) database ensuring maintenance is scheduled in line with the Submarine build test and commissioning plan.

Provision of weekly reports on the status of maintenance on the Submarines in build and production of look ahead reports for future management planning.

Your skills and qualifications:


Degree in STEM discipline or equivalent experience

Experience within Integrated Logistics Support/Reliability Centred Maintenance

Navy Maintenance engineering background


Working knowledge of Support Engineering tools such as EAGLE and UMMS.

An understanding of AR&M (Availability, Reliability and Maintainability) and RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance)

Member of an appropriate professional institution, working towards Incorporated status.

What we're looking for in you:

We welcome people with experience of the military, defence and maritime industries, who can use their knowledge and learning to help us ensure that we provide the best products into submarines. We are also keen to work with people from other industries, technical fields and working environments who can bring in innovative and fresh thinking and work with us to participate and contribute to the important work that we do. We offer excellent training and development opportunities.

We are looking for motivated people who can take responsibility for their own outputs and be confident working autonomously and in a structured manner. You will be capable of supervising others and will have strong written and verbal communication skills.

Location: Barrow – in - Furness
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.

Maritime Submarines

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. We will consider part-time working. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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