Design Services Support Engineer
Would you like to work in an interesting and varied role supporting the Engineering Design Team? We currently have a vacancy for a Design Services Support Engineer within the Contractor Logistic Support (CLS) team at our site on the Portsmouth Naval Base.
As a Design Services Support Engineer, you will responsible for the management of Post Design Service (PDS) tasks for the CLS supported vessels (Batch 1 & Batch 2 Offshore Patrol vessels) from requirement definition and proposal costing to co-ordinating, implementation and installation.
This varied and autonomous role will require you to be the main point of contact for Engineering Services support, dealing with an increasing volume of post design tasks. You will be liaising with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders and may occasionally be required to travel within the UK or internationally.
Your main responsibilities as a Design Services Support Engineer will involve:
Co-ordinating the creation of Installation/Design Solutions & their implementation
Visiting Platforms to investigate the scope of Tasks, undertake design investigations (information gathering) and validation of design solution. Coordinate the interaction with Engineering Services in the production of Design Solution, Technical Investigations & Technical Reports
Leading the compilation of cost estimates for work associated with design change and completing Tasking form estimates for approval
Coordinating the support given to the Project by Design Services in support of Tasks and Configuration Control activity
Leading the Project Design & Engineering Services Business Resource Planning profile - identifying all potential future PDS Tasking that will be passed to Design & Engineering Services
Organising & chairing the Project Technical Support Meetings on a 1-monthly basis, producing minutes/publishing actions
Chairing, attending and taking on meetings, progress meetings as required
Your skills and qualifications:
HNC/HND equivalent qualification or relevant experience
Broad design engineering experience – electrical, mechanical, structural
Experience of configuration control procedures and tools
Ability to read CAD drawings
What we're looking for in you:
You must be confident in establishing good working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, with an ability to clearly communicate technical information and to effectively challenge others when required. You will have a high level of self-motivation with the ability to work individually or as part of a team, driving and delivering results.
Benefits: 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.
Flexible Working: At Maritime Services, we embrace flexible and modern working arrangements and feel this is an important part of the benefits that we have on offer. It helps us to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. This role can be undertaken either full time, part time, job share, flexible hours or we would welcome your suggestions for how we could make this role fit your circumstances.
BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
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. Our people are encouraged to be as creative as they can be and are always looking at ways to develop and challenge the way we do things, identifying and prioritising continuous improvement activities across the business
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.
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.
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