WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN US
Are you looking for a new job that gives you excellent future prospects? Then you will find Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) to be an attractive employer. When you work for us, you have more than a job. With your skills and ideas, you have the opportunity to make an impact working for a trusted partner to the UK MOD and our international customers.
SOLUTIONS FOR A CHANGING WORLD
Megatrends such as urbanization, climate change, and the increasing level of risk around the world are making the desire for mobility and security ever stronger. With our cutting-edge technologies in the automotive and defence sectors, we ensure the mobility and security of modern society.
Join us. Let us work together to devise solutions that turn change into opportunity.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
As a Weapon Systems Engineer, you will be getting involved in the creation and definition of technical solutions, including weapon system design and integration at the system and sub-system level. This is a varied role which will expose you to lots of different sub-systems.
This is a demanding role, requiring close liaison between Engineering teams and suppliers.
Significant drive and energy, strong systems engineering skills, and the ability to deliver a diverse programme to demanding time, target cost and quality requirements are essential attributes to succeed.
The candidate must be a team player who is prepared to work with a multi-site engineering team within RBSL and the customer community. The individual will be required to work across geographical and cultural divides to draw together a comprehensive engineering capability that will derive balanced system solutions.
Position Duties and Responsibilities
Creation and definition of technical solutions, including, weapon system design and integration at the system and sub-system level, including areas such as:
Fire Control Systems
Surveillance and Target Acquisition Systems
Weapon Control Systems
Ballistic Computation Systems
Analysis of customer requirements, their derivation and allocation to system, sub-system levels using formal methods and tools (DOORS).
Production of specifications and designs which fulfil contractual requirements and contribute to cost-effective solutions.
Development of System and Subsystem design documentation.
Responsible for system design and integration into vehicle platforms.
Responsible for acceptance and verification testing of systems.
Considering safety, risk, reliability and maintainability associated with the technical solution, in conjunction with subject matter experts.
Review and development of a System model (SysML) in accordance with requirements and design maturation.
Working with the engineering and customer team to assist in resolving design queries or conflicts.
Supporting the design review process over the development life-cycle.
Actively engage with the project team in the development of vehicle systemic attributes and physical architecture concepts.
Supporting system trade studies to evaluate system concepts and establish preliminary designs.
Maturity planning and management.
Coordinate with the wider Engineering team to deliver a coherent design/platform.
Participate in internal and external meetings or design reviews. This may involve:
Undertaking technical presentations.
The generation and review of technical reports.
Provide engineering input to project submissions including cost estimating, project plans, and progress reports.
WHAT QUALIFICATIONS YOU SHOULD HAVE
Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline with postgraduate experience within an engineering environment.
Hold or be progressing towards Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.
Ideally have an understanding of Armoured Fighting Vehicles and their development including:
Knowledge and application of appropriate Defence Standards for military vehicles
Requirements management, specification and design of complex electro-mechanical systems and sub-systems
Weapon Control Systems design and validation
Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Be self-motivated and be able to work with the minimum of supervision within a team environment.
Ideally have an understanding of SysML
Competent in the following software packages:
Product Lifecycle Management tools such as TeamCenter
Good awareness of:
Security implications for technical material
Design for Safety and Support
Workplace Health & Safety
At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.
WHAT WE OFFER YOU
Our employees receive a competitive benefits package and work for a growth organisations that offers great opportunities for personal development and career advancement. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and Cycle2work. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
WHO WE ARE
Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) is a UK-based combat vehicles design, manufacturing and support business. Headquartered in Telford in the West Midlands, RBSL employs a skilled workforce, located in Telford as well as at sites near Newcastle, Bristol and in Dorset. RBSL’s employees work continually to protect people and national security by supplying the most advanced products and in-service support available.
As a Joint Venture, RBSL combines Rheinmetall’s military vehicles technology and products, with the capabilities and products from BAE Systems including Trojan, Terrier, Warrior, military bridging and the AS90 self-propelled artillery system.
Düsseldorf-based Rheinmetall AG, which is listed on the stock exchange, is an integrated technology group that stands for a substantial, internationally successful company in the markets for environmentally friendly mobility and threat-appropriate security technology. With innovative system solutions for the entire drivetrain and comprehensive lightweight engineering expertise, Rheinmetall Automotive is a world-leading automotive supplier in its branch. As a leading European systems house for army technology,
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