We currently have opportunities for Design Engineers to join our existing team at our site in Telford. This will be working within the In Service Support (ISS) team.
As a Design Engineer, you will primarily be working with military vehicle platforms, such as Challenger II, Warrior, Bulldog and the CVRT family. You will be responsible for a range of design engineering activities, such as conducting concept and detailed design, stress analysis, producing drawings and other technical outputs, which will fulfil contractual requirements as well as contributing to cost-effective design.
This position will provide you with the chance to work within a vast and varied role across a number of high-profile military platforms. You will be fully supported in your professional development, with the opportunity to grow and develop your skills within an exciting area of engineering at BAE.
Your main responsibilities as a Design Engineer will involve:
Undertaking system design and integration into vehicle platforms using appropriate CAD tools
Producing technical reports
Scheduling your own work to meet target timescales and budget demands
Conducting calculations and stress analysis, as required, to justify a proposed course of action
Managing customer requirements and producing technical reports and product specifications
Investigating and resolving customer’s technical queries
Your skills and qualifications as a Design Engineer:
Degree/HND/HNC or equivalent qualification or experience within mechanical engineering or closely related discipline
Demonstrable design experience gained from a complex engineering environment such as: oil and gas, automotive, aerospace, defence, rail
Experience of requirements ownership and solution development
Design experience within an automotive environment
Design experience using 3D CAD software, ideally Siemens NX and Teamcenter PDM
Experience of conducting Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Chartered Engineer or actively working towards accreditation
What we're looking for in you:
You will be organised and self-motivated, with the ability to use your initiative. You will also be a great problem solver with a keen eye for detail. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will enable you to deal with internal and external customers effectively.
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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
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.
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Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced vehicle and munitions products in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, building and maintaining some of their most vital equipment - everything from battle tanks to engineer vehicles; artillery through to advanced missile systems.
We are looking for people with the passion, drive and determination to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops get only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK’s leading defence company.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.
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