Would you like to build on your existing engineering experience and work on the Royal Navy's newest warships? We currently have a vacancy for a Maintenance Engineer at our site in Portsmouth.
As a Maintenance Engineer you will be working as part of a Maintenance Management team devising maintenance plans and providing through-life support for the new Queen Elizabeth carrier or other latest generation vessels.
This role offers you the opportunity to join new projects and gain good long term career progression within the organisation.
Your main responsibilities as a Maintenance Engineer will involve:
Producing maintenance work-packages for allocated platforms from the Maintenance Management System, ships staff feedback and material state knowledge
Identifying and reporting on maintenance costs and defect trends with own sphere of influence, based upon basic analysis and applied common sense to optimise future maintenance activities (learning from experience)
Updating material state records for designated platform / systems, monitoring data inputs and feedback and recording
Ensuring work packages have sufficient technical content to allow delivery teams to plan and estimate
Drafting technical queries within maintenance scope for the class or designated platform / systems
Supporting the planning and coordination of test and trials
Identify and reporting on maintenance data that is outdated, poor or inconsistent
Your skills and qualifications:
HNC/HND or equivalent experience in an Engineering discipline
Working knowledge and experience of Maintenance Engineering in a maritime environment or other complex engineering business (Defence, Rail, Aerospace, Vehicles, etc.)
UMMS database experience – Desirable
Knowledge of RCM and ILS principals - Desirable
What we're looking for in you:
We are looking for you to be a team player with a flexible approach and the ability to work under pressure. We are looking for you to have excellent communication with the ability to influence others.
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 a revenue of £650 million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.
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 UK MoD Maritime, 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. And with our development and support of complex equipment ranging from a Spearfish Torpedo to an Artisan Radar, the projects you'll be involved in will form the backbone of the UK Royal Navy for decades to come.
Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
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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