Following successful bids in the international market BAE Systems are now supporting the Australian and Canadian Navies in the design of the latest frigates. These projects together with the construction of the latest frigate for the UK Royal Navy means that the Naval Ships team needs to grow their team of engineers. This is a great time and a great opportunity to join our business and help shape the future of surface warships worldwide.
We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Engineer to join our team to contribute to the production of the first fleet of the Type 26 Frigates? This role will be based at our site in Scotstoun, Glasgow.
As a Senior Engineer – Technical Maturity, you will be maintaining and developing a wide range of engineering activities associated with the control and maturity management of the whole ship design. You will also support the chief engineer’s governance to demonstrate design integrity is maintained through to in-service.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to work with multiple stakeholders in order to evolve processes and measures to provide confidence of the design maturity for transition targets as the product progress through the engineering lifecycle.
Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer will involve:
Coordinating and facilitating technical reviews for design progression including collation of actions, data packs and providing certificates
Developing improvements to toolsets and processes associated with documenting and reporting issues on the project and support to all users and stakeholders
Using engineering knowledge to develop engineering processes and reporting, including analysis of data and problem solving to support decision making activities
Contributing to governance activities through process improvement workshops and process confirmations
Engineering background is required for this role with knowledge of design assurance desirable
Competent user of MS packages including strong Excel experience
You will be a methodical thinker, with a natural ability for problem solving and using your initiative, you will also possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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 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.
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.