Location:South Ayrshire
Job Type:Full Time
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Would you like to a uniqueopportunity to join our Air Sector in BAE Systems? We currently have a vacancy for aAerodynamicist at our site in Prestwick. BAE Systems Air brings together the company’s international capabilitiesand expertise to respond to customers' current and future requirements andcompete for international export and collaborative opportunities. In the UK,BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record and expertise in thedevelopment, delivery and support of military air platforms, components andtechnologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

BAE Systems Air is also theOEM for the 146/RJ, ATP, Jetstream 41, Jetstream 31 and HS748 aircraft types,providing technical support, modifications and supply chain solutions to anextensive range of commercial airline operators who operate these aircrafttypes.

As an Aerodynamicist, youwill be involved in Exciting programmes supporting new aircraft design andcertification, future technology development and aircraft mid-lifeupgrades. Working as an integral part ofthe team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim isto provide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that reallymatters

This role will provide you with interactions with airworthinessspecialists, airframe and systems designers, structures, materials andmanufacturing engineers. Aerodynamicistswill typically develop their skills and experience in the core discipline,enabling progression within their grade. In addition, Aerodynamicists areexpected to progressively take on responsibility for managing tasks, initiallyfor their own work, then for a small team, leading eventually to be the leadengineer on progressively larger Projects.

Your main responsibilitiesas a Aerodynamicist will involve:

Carrying out aerodynamicsengineering tasks within your span of control, performing tasks to cost and ontime to meet requirements and business needs.

Ensuring the technicalcontent of the work, including deliverables, is acceptable to your operationalengineering manager and functional manager utilising the most efficientengineering methods available.

Confirming all work iscompatible with the departmental quality policy and that departmentalprocedures are followed. Agreeing your work plan with your operational engineeringmanager and deploying aerodynamics engineering methods, processes and data foractivities within your span of control.

Ensuring effectiveinteractions with customers, colleagues and others, to promote the bestinterests of the team, department and company.

Providing efficiency andeffectiveness suggestions for the development of structural engineeringtoolsets and processes within the Aerodynamics Engineering discipline

Your skills andqualifications:


An engineering relateddegree

Relevant experience workingin an aerospace environment


Experience in applyingaerodynamics analysis methods, tools and techniques in a an area of Air Vehicledesign, development or test and evaluation.

What we're looking for inyou:

You have excellentcommunication skills with the ability to communicate effectively withstakeholders at all levels. You musthave the ability to work as part of a team, supporting the team leader andpeers and accepting support from others, so that the team is successful. You will possess an ability to be logical andmethodical about your approach to problem solving.

Location: Prestwick

Salary: £29,300+ dependant on experience

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes acompetitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Companycontributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefitssuch as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and manylocal and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible foran annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of theworld’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work atthe cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions everyyear for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Air

BAE Systems Air bringstogether the company’s international capabilities and expertise to respond tocustomers' current and future requirements and compete for international exportand collaborative opportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalledtrack record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of militaryair platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II,Tornado and Hawk.

BAE Systems Air has thecapability to provide customers with information superiority through thedelivery of actionable intelligence and information, together with theprovision of innovative information systems and services. Training is a keyenabler to delivering military capability, and at BAE Systems we bring togetherour expertise in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutionsinto a powerful combination for our military customers around the world.

Working as an integral partof the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aimis to provide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that reallymatters.

BAE Systems is an equalopportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications fromcandidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications fromsections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems,including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will notuse any personal information relating to your background at any stage of theapplication process.

Please be aware that manyroles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export controlrestrictions. These restrictions meanthat factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you haveheld, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform forthe organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive,we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply asearly as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAESystems.