Project Engineer

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Project Engineer

Would you like to work within an organisation that supports the Royal Navy in Global Operations? We currently have a vacancy for a Project Engineer at our site in Portsmouth.

As a Project Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting the Project Engineering Manager (PEM) in ensuring that the service delivered in the relevant project is safe and delivers a functional engineering product. You will support PEM by review of the integrity of work instructions during project planning, responding to engineering queries during project delivery and ensuring the integrity of the overarching engineering governance.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within this development role which will provide experience within the PEM environment with the intention of developing a PEM or as a stepping stone to grow significant operational engineering experience to take to other Engineering roles within the Business.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Engineer will involve:

During project delivery, you will resolve production queries as quickly as practicable within safety and design intent

Carrying out engineering calculations, investigating and resolving engineering and maintenance support issues, and supporting Operations and Project Management functions in the delivery of ship projects or programmes

Reviewing all work in conjunction with ship’s staff to ensure that it contains sufficient engineering content, appropriate levels of acceptance and assurance and that product safety and quality considerations have been incorporated into the Project Haz ID / Quality Scope

Supporting the PEM in maintaining engineering oversight, providing engineering governance, assurance and facilitating Warship Support to ensure overall quality and integrity of production work in addition to formal quality related events

Supporting in the application of mandated MOD safety and environmental systems, BAE Systems Engineering Governance, Product Safety & associated frameworks

Assisting in maintaining functional and governance interfaces with Alliance partners

Supporting Production Teams to aid in the application of requirements and standards to ensure they are fully understood and met

Supporting, developing, maintaining and modifying engineering processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need

Your skills and qualifications as a Project Engineer:

Some experience of repair, maintenance and integration of ships systems and equipment

Knowledge of design support activities with the ability to conduct engineering calculations, technical investigation and report writing in support of tasking requirements

Understanding of constructive, mechanical, and electrical systems

Some understanding on the development of naval ships, and the procurement of marine systems, materials and equipment

Degree in appropriate Engineering discipline or significant relevant experience

Member of appropriate Engineering Institute working towards Chartered status is desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You will have commitment and self-motivation with the ability to integrate and converse with a diverse team of professional engineers. You will have good communication skills enabling technical discussions with customers, colleagues and suppliers. You will work constructively both within a team and across the whole project to ensure that team objectives are met.

Location: Portsmouth

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.

Flexible Working: At Maritime Services, we embrace flexible and modern working arrangements and feel this is an important part of the benefits that we have on offer. It helps us to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. This role can be undertaken either full time, part time, job share, flexible hours or we would welcome your suggestions for how we could make this role fit your circumstances.

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 Services

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us. Our people are encouraged to be as creative as they can be and are always looking at ways to develop and challenge the way we do things, identifying and prioritising continuous improvement activities across the business

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy’s complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.

With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there’s Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!

Join us and the projects you’ll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

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.