Assistant Engineer

Last updated 12 days ago

Assistant Engineer

Would you like to play your part in the effective co-ordination of a large engineering team within one of the UK’s Largest Defence Companies? We currently have a vacancy for an Assistant Engineer at our site in Christchurch.

As an Assistant Engineer, you will be supporting a large cross functional engineering team with upcoming work packages. You will be providing assistance with tasks such as documentation updates, release paperwork, processing engineering data, co-ordination of communications and planning of team events to allow the engineer team to deliver on their planned commitments alongside further request for support across the business.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to support and gain exposure to a range of IT Engineering Area’s in a large project within BAE Systems. This role could also provide the training and development opportunities that could potentially lead to a range of career opportunities within BAE Systems from becoming more involved with the Engineering Teams to opportunities within Project Administration and Management.

Your main responsibilities as an Assistant Engineer will involve:

Planning and Coordination of engineering activities across the group

Asset management

Processing goods

Raising requisitions

Organising team communications

Supporting the production of engineering documentation

Your skills and qualifications:

Experience with Data Processing

Ability to communicate across business/team functions

Experience planning and organisation of team events, meetings and communications

Ability to work in a collaborative team environment

Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

What we're looking for in you:

You will be an organised and proactive individual who can work comfortably within a cross functional team. You will also have excellent communication skills allowing you to work with a range of stakeholders including engineers and senior management.

Location: Christchurch

Salary: £25,000 + Dependent on experience

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.

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If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today.You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

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.