Assistant Technical Authority – Power & Propulsion
We currently have two vacancies for an Assistant Technical Authority – Power & Propulsion (P&P) to join the Canadian Surface Combatant Programme at our site in Scotstoun, Glasgow.
As an Assistant Technical Authority – Power & Propulsion, you will be the Subject Matter Expert for Power and Propulsion in either Electrical or Mechanical sub-systems. You will support the Platform Technical Authority (TA) with the design, development and integration of the allocated P&P electrical or mechanical sub-systems working with specialist multi-disciplinary teams, resolving system technical issues and providing technical assessment and risk mitigation where required.
As part of the largest Global Combat Systems programme, this is a truly unique opportunity to contribute to an international programme in complex warship design. With an expanding programme, we can offer many exciting long-term opportunities within power and propulsion systems either within the Technical Authority team or within the wider engineering business.
Your main responsibilities as an Assistant Technical Authority – Power & Propulsion will involve:
Supporting the Platform TA to ensure that Engineering policies and plans are known and understood by the P&P Delivery team in accordance with the lifecycle management governance and company requirements
Conducting technical analysis and investigations into complex problems, issues and opportunities arising in the P&P System area to provide clear conclusions, implications and recommend a solution
Supporting in the technical management of P&P (sub) System Suppliers, including design reviews
Supporting the Zonal Review programme leading to final compartment approval
Leading on resolution of key P&P (sub) System Technical issues
Conducting Technical risk assessment and mitigation
Supporting the Platform TA in achieving certification and with Governance presentations and deliverables
Supporting to deliver the P&P sub System Certificate of Design
Producing Technical Reports resulting from directed Technical Investigations
Your skills and qualifications as an Assistant Technical Authority – Power & Propulsion:
Degree or equivalent qualification or experience in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering/Electromechanical Engineering
Knowledge of P&P System design processes and inter-relationships
Knowledge and experience in the development and integration of Power and Propulsion mechanical or electrical equipment
Knowledge of Lloyds regulations with strong Understanding of Safety evaluation and legislation
Chartership or willingness to achieve
Understanding of wider Warship platform design and principles of operation
Strong background in Naval Engineering practices/Defence industry/working with MOD
What we're looking for in you:
You will have excellent communication skills, able to engage with and manage a broad range of external and internal stakeholders. You will have the ability to lead, will be collaborative in your approach in order to build positive, effective and trusted relationships. You will also be confident in challenging and influencing when required.
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.
At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of 85,800 people in more than 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.
Our Naval Ships business
We design and manufacture a range of naval ships and state of the art combat systems and equipment, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. From offshore patrol vessels through to the latest City Class Type 26 frigates that we are building for the UK Royal Navy, and the Australian Hunter Class and Canadian Surface Combatant, we are a business that operates on a truly global platform and can offer a wide range of opportunities where you can play your part in these challenging and exciting projects.
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.
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.