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
Looking for a unique opportunity to become part of the team developing, integrating and testing one of the most revered and battle-proven armoured vehicles in the world? You will become a key part of the engineering team, leading and executing your own technical area to enable the successful delivery of the programme.
We are building a team of engineers, managers and leaders who will drive excellence and deliver the best for our customers. As part of this team you will be given the opportunity to stretch and grow, and continuously develop in a dynamic and high performing group delivering a high status project.
If you are driven to succeed, thrive on challenge, and are interested making your mark in the field of military vehicle development, this role should hold much appeal.
We have Electrical Engineering opportunities in Systems Design and Electrical Subsystems.
You will be getting involved in the design & integration of equipment at the system and sub-system levels. This is a varied role which will expose you to lots of different vehicles and systems.
This is a demanding role, requiring close liaison between Engineering teams, Team Leaders 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.
Position Duties and Responsibilities
Development of design material, drawings and engineering calculations for the electrical installation of armoured fighting vehicle subsystems
Generation and maintenance of power budgets for 28V DC vehicle subsystems
Development of vehicle based electrical power generation, conversion and distribution
A knowledge of application of Defence Standards for design of electrical equipment; Def Stans 23-09, 61-05 and 59-411 is desirable.
Preparation of harness design specifications, component selection and supplier liaison.
Liaison with other functional departments, team members, and partners
Development and conduct of test/trials plans and procedures
Consideration of safety, risk, reliability and maintainability associated with the technical solution, in conjunction with subject matter experts.
Present engineering material to internal stakeholders and customers
Coordinate with the wider Engineering team to deliver a coherent design/platform
Production of technical specifications
Produce and review engineering drawings, technical reports, meeting minutes and other project documentation
Ensure engineering designs address the following:
Design for manufacture
Design to target cost
Design for EMC / reliability / maintainability
WHAT QUALIFICATIONS YOU SHOULD HAVE
Degree / HND or equivalent qualification or experience in Electrical Engineering
Competent in the use of 3D design software (ideally CREO or NX)
Working knowledge of drawing standards (e.g. BS8888) in the production of 2D technical drawings
Design of components and systems for new products and to support on-going product development
Ability to adopt innovative approaches to technical solutions and processes
Competent in the use of Microsoft based products (Excel, Word and Project)
Good problem solving skills
It is desirable to have an understanding of the basic requirements specified in Def Stan 61-5 Part 6 (Nominal 12V and 24V DC Electrical Systems in Military Platforms) and Def Stan 59-411 (Electromagnetic Compatibility).
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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