Would you like to join BAE Systems on one of our international programmes? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer- Auxiliary Systems to join the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) programme at our site in Scotstoun working on a range of fluid and air systems.
As senior engineer- Auxiliary systems, you will be undertaking a defined range of engineering activities, such as creation of Stage 1 design documentation including schematics, design calculations and technical specifications. You will be working with industry leading, cutting edge technology. You will have extensive knowledge of mechanical system design covering many systems including compressed air, Sea Water, Fire Fighting, Fuel, Hotel Services and Compressed Air is key for this particular role.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to bring your existing experience to the team and in return, you’ll be fully supported in your professional development with the chance for excellent career progression opportunities in the future.
Your main responsibilities as a Naval Ships will involve:
Your skills and qualifications:
- Creation of technical specifications, schematics and design calculations
- Management of specific systems (Design Lead)
- Supporting procurement pack creation and supplier engagements
- Change management within area of responsibility
- Communicating with other supplier representatives and internal teams to discuss technical issues and problems
- Design documentation management and refresh
- Fluidflow Model creation
- Extensive knowledge of mechanical system design covering many systems including Compressed Air, Sea Water, Fire Fighting, Fuel and other Hotel Services
- Experience in Supplier management
- Experience of system lifecycle including design, set to work, commissioning and acceptance
- Extensive experience and knowledge of valve, pump and ancillary equipment selection
- Must be able to write technical specifications
What we're looking for in you:
- Should hold relevant degree in mechanical engineering / similar
- Knowledge of designing compressed air systems
You must possess excellent communication skills, alongside a tactful and influential approach for dealing with conflicting stakeholder requirements. You must also have good analytical skills and a good problem-solving ability.
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 we are committed to supporting work life balance for all our employees and embrace a range of modern working practices, which aim to enhance flexibility for individuals whilst also enabling business performance. Flexibility provisions vary by role, but include; hybrid working arrangements, flexible working patterns and shift working.
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.
At BAE we want to be the leading employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.
We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under-represented within our industry, including women, people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to be a preferred home for veterans and reservists.
For more information on our Diversity & Inclusion work, please click here.
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.
Closing Date 01/Nov/21, 6:59:00 PM