IM%26T Principal Support Engineer - Routed Systems

Location:Glasgow City

IM&T Principal Support Engineer – Routed Systems

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Principal Support Engineer – Routed Systems to join our growing UK business. You will join our Engineering Systems team at an exciting time as we grow to meet current program needs in the UK and recent export wins including the Hunter Class Frigate for the Australian Navy and the Canadian Surface Combatant.

You will define, support and train personnel in the creation and application of CAD/CAM processes and strategies. You will also work to make efficient use of CAD/CAM tools and their associated engineering and manufacturing interfaces.

The working environment has changed dramatically at Naval Ships in recent years. If successful you will join a passionate and highly motivated workforce, located 15 minutes from Glasgow City Centre working in modern facilities. The Naval Ships business offers truly flexible working arrangements to appropriately support a healthy work life balance.

As an IM&T Principal Support Engineer – Routed Systems your main responsibilities will involve:

Developing efficient and effective processes that will be utilised by Routed Systems Engineers across the business

Providing Engineering Routed Systems training, at elbow support and documentation

Delivering cost effective solutions to all business functions focusing on Engineering, Operations and Planning

Identifying process improvement opportunities to drive business efficiency and innovation

Demonstrating, highlighting and justifying business benefits derived from alternative use of technology.

Your skills and qualifications as an IM&T Principal Support Engineer – Routed Systems:


Expert knowledge relating to Piping discipline and/or HVAC

Experience in Multi CAD Environments including Foran, Tribon, NX and AutoCAD

Educated to HNC/Degree level or 10 + Years CAD/CAM Experience

Optimisation of outputs relating to routed systems manufacturing & assembly

Creation of training course materials and training delivery


Multi discipline at elbow support

Knowledge and experience defining Ship Applicability solutions within a CAD/CAM environment

Validate effectiveness of processes ensuring appropriate adoption within the user community

Working alongside vendors to improve toolsets via new functionality or raising support requests

Working knowledge in the use of programming languages such as SQL and Oracle

What we're looking for in you

You will demonstrate an eagerness to learn and progress in role and have a positive attitude, professional demeanour and strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to work alongside both business and technical teams and be the liaison point between both

Location: Glasgow. Potential for occasional travel between other UK sites to meet customer needs.

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.

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 Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That’s work that inspires us. That’s BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you’ll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what’s important to you, whether that’s job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.