Warship Support Engineers (ILS)
Would you like to play a key role in the support of Royal Navy and Overseas warship programmes? Maritime Services currently have vacancies for a Warship Support Engineers at our sites in either Portsmouth, Filton or Scotstoun.
As a Warship Support Engineer, you will be working across platforms such as the Type 45 Destroyers, Type 26 Global Combat Ships build and export programmes and the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier programme. You will be responsible for creation and management of Logistics Support information for the ships, focusing heavily on the configuration, analysis and production of engineering data required to support the systems and equipment that make up the platforms. Training on all aspects of Warship Support Engineering will be provided.
This role will provide you with the chance to forge a career within the Support Engineering domain whilst working with some of the most complex warship programmes in the world. If you want to be part of our future working in partnership with the Royal Navy, then a career in Maritime Services awaits you.
Your main responsibilities as a Warship Support Engineer will involve:
Providing expertise, effort and advice in the population and management of the Logistics Support Analysis tools, the data they contain and the related integrated toolsets.
Applying knowledge and expertise to analyse the impact of physical changes to the ship, including the effect on availability, reliability and maintainability of the platform and its systems and how these changes are configured in the datasets.
Applying system and process knowledge to analyse the impact of material from Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) suppliers on the support Engineering datasets and populating the results.
Working with both the T45, T26 and QEC Class Output Management (COM) and International programme teams to identify and resolve in-service or build data issues.
Supporting the management of and update to the Unit Maintenance Management System (UMMS) account and content.
Analysing complex datasets to autonomously determine appropriate Support outcomes, updating a shared, complex and integrated Support dataset.
Your skills and qualifications as a Warship Support Engineer:
Experience gained from one or more of the following backgrounds:
Maritime or other complex engineering business (Defence, Rail, Aerospace, Automotive, etc.) i.e.:
Commercial ships Support or Maintenance engineering
Aviation Support engineering
Technical author or Illustrator
Degree/HNC/HND or equivalent experience in an Engineering discipline
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
Experience of the population of a defence standard Logistics Support Analysis Record (LSAR) database.
Use and management of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), preferably Unit Maintenance Management System (UMMS) as used in the Royal Navy.
Use and management of a Common Source Database (CSDB) for production of Integrated Electronic Technical Publications.
What we're looking for in you:
We are looking for you to be a team player and good communicator with a flexible and adaptable approach to your work, as well as having the ability to work under pressure. We are looking for you to have a proactive approach with the ability to liaise with a variety of people within the business.
Location: Portsmouth / Filton near Bristol
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.
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.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.
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