Engineer – Support Engineering (Technical Publications)

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

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Job Description

Job Title: Engineer – Support Engineering (Technical Publications)

Location: Barrow-In-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Competitive

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing support to the Project Leader to aid in the production and management of Training Aid Books (TAB) and Composite Diagrams (CD)
  • Constructing procedural documents for all classes of UK submarines, both in-service and future platforms
  • Producing manuals for the operation of all systems and equipment, including hotel services, weapons, combat and propulsion systems
  • Being responsible for Verification and Validation of TABs, CDs
  • Working alongside other ILS teams to provide support and interpretation of Technical Information from external suppliers and the Interactive Electronic Technical Publication (IETP)
  • Interpreting technical data including (but not limited to) drawings, manufacturers handbooks and design safety justifications for the production of TAB and CD

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • Mechanical background experience (preferable time served person)
  • Ability to work with multiple and varied sources of information to create TABs and CDs to a common specification
  • NC/HC Certificate in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent level of qualification or experience
  • Experience in a Technical Authoring Role and working within an engineering environment

Desirable:

  • Experience of working in a Technical Publications/ILS team or similar environment
  • Understanding of the use of user guides and standards relating to illustration production
  • Working knowledge of Broad vision Quicksilver software package
  • Understanding of ILS (Integrated Logistic Support) processes

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Technical Documentation team:

As an Engineer – Technical Author, you will be working for a team responsible for creation of Technical Publications within the larger Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) department utilising (and improving) existing Technical Documentation production processes. This enables the end user to support, maintain and operate the submarine. You will also play a pivotal role in the transition from hard copy to computerised documentation.

This role will provide on the job training and a development plan offering great opportunities to be part of succession plan in an ever growing ILS department, working on multiple long term projects.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 8th March2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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