Maintenance Engineer (ILS)
Would you like the opportunity to work directly and jointly with the UK MoD, Royal Navy and a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders on the next generation T26 Frigates? We currently have a number of vacancies for Maintenance Engineer ILS at our BAE Scotstoun site (Glasgow).
As a member of Type 26 Support organisation you will be working within a team responsible for influencing the operability and maintainability of the platform, analysing systems and spatial design and the design, production, supply and maintenance of the support products required by the platform in service.
This is an excellent opportunity to develop Supportability Engineering capabilities within a dynamic and challenging environment, and to be involved in the development of a support solution for a complex platform. It is also a great chance to gain experience in an engineering discipline that addresses the complete system, and one that will also give you exposure to customer, business and supplier dynamics as part of the wider T26 project.
A Type 26 Frigate variant is also under development for the Australian Navy with support from the T26 UK team providing opportunities to work with our Australian business and their partners in developing the Australian support solution.
Your main responsibilities as a Maintenance Engineer (ILS) will involve:
• Reviewing and analysing ship design data and impact on spatial arrangement
• Analysing System Reliability and Maintainability data
• Verification and validation of sub-contractor engineering data deliverables
• Working across various disciplines to contribute to the production of quality support products including; maintenance schedules, technical publications, spares, etc.
• Production of technical reports to support analysis and derived maintenance
Your skills and qualifications as a Maintenance Engineer (ILS) :
Degree/HND/OND or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
Knowledge and experience of Electrical Systems/ Mechanical Systems/ Marine Engineering
Ability to read and analyse schematic diagrams
Possess good verbal and written communication skills and work well in a physical and virtual team environment
Ideally will have experience within a maintenance/maintainer role from a marine environment such as shipbuilding, ship support or oil and gas, although maintenance experience from other areas would be considered
Familiar with product design and build processes
Familiar with Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM)
Familiar with maintenance management and scheduling systems
Familiar with production of support products such as maintenance schedules, technical documentation, spares ranging and scaling
Familiar with Integrated Logistic Support databases such as EAGLE or OmegaPS, and the configuration control of technical data
We will provide relevant training for any of the above desirables required for the role
What we're looking for in you:
You will be an excellent communicator who is able to articulate technical information to a range of stakeholders including customers and suppliers. You must also possess a flexible attitude to your work alongside the ability work well as part of a team.
Location: Scotstoun, Glasgow
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.
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.
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.
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.