Mechanical Hardware Engineer
An opportunity has arisen for Mechanical Hardware Engineer to join BAE Systems at our Weymouth site. The successful Mechanical Hardware Engineer will be leading the physical design activities, which involves the design of hardware such as system enclosures, racks, and cabinets, and their integration into the submarine.
This is an excellent opportunity to influence the design of critical pieces of equipment, which will have a lasting impact on the capability of the Royal Navy for decades to come. We can develop the right individual.
As a Mechanical Hardware Engineer, your main responsibilities will involve:
Providing technical oversight of design activities for hardware equipment such as enclosures and cabinets
Managing the requirements flow for hardware design through to internal and external suppliers
Carrying out acceptance activities for products submitted by supplier organisations
Leading the qualification, test, and requirements management aspects of physical design
Defining the qualification obligations for the assurance hold points during build, test and commissioning
Identification and rapid closure of issues emerging from all product lifecycle stages and to manage the resulting change embodiment activities
Mentoring and assisting more junior members of the team in the execution of their duties
As a Mechanical Hardware Engineer your skills and qualifications must include:
Design engineering experience
Background within the defence industry
As a Mechanical Hardware Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Experience arranging and supervising on non-functional testing performed by 3rd parties
Experience of integration of designs on to military platforms
Full engineering lifecycle experience from requirements through to delivery and acceptance
DOORS software experience
If you do not have the skills and experience above we can develop you into this role if you have some design experience and a background in defence
What we're looking for in you:
We are looking for an autonomous, motivated person. Taking responsibilities for your own work, you will be confident to work without immediate supervision, and capable of indirectly supervising others around you to ensure the swift and accurate delivery of high quality work.
Location: Weymouth (Frimley or Broad Oak may also be considered for the right candidate)
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
Complex Systems and Support:
Complex Systems and Support (CS&S) is part of BAE Systems Submarines. We predominantly supply to the UK MoD but with smaller derivative work done in support of international Customers. Our team is responsible for system design, build and/or procurement of the major electronic and mechanical systems on a submarine, as well as provision of test, integration and support services.
Innovation is central to our DNA and has produced the Common Combat System (CCS) to address the customer's affordability, technology and capability challenges. It is based on commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS) coupled with bespoke military hardware and software and is being progressively rolled-out into the UK's Submarine flotilla.
We effectively incorporate rapidly evolving, commercial technology, new capabilities and changes coming from the operational environment into long-term build, maintenance and in-service programmes.
As a 'system of systems' integrator we work closely with our Customer, partners and suppliers to develop and provide innovative, intelligent and value for money solutions across all classes of UK Submarine both in build and in service with the Royal Navy, ensuring our submariners always have world-class, safe, capable and available products.
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.