Senior Marine Systems Engineer

Portsmouth

Maritime Services

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title: Senior Marine Systems Engineer

LocationPortsmouth Naval Base, we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role.

Salary: Up to £46,000 depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working on the largest warship ever in service with the RN, and the Nation’s flagship, this will be a challenging and rewarding career with lot of potential for development and progression
  • Providing subject matter expertise and technical leadership within the areas of Marine Engineering Systems, and support to mission systems and aviation systems
  • Contributing to the leadership and management of efficient implementation of in-service design change, update, and upgrade activities
  • Reviewing and demonstrating that design intent has been achieved, and ensuring that design change is holistically integrated
  • Providing leadership in determining product safety and environmental effect in the marine environment, and ensuring the integrity of the QEC Safety Case
  • You will also be exposed to various opportunities to gain experience in working across different platforms and roles elsewhere in the wider warship support function

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • Degree qualified in Mechanical / Marine Engineering and member of a relevant professional body working towards Chartered Engineer status, OR proven experience in the discipline
  • Knowledge of marine auxiliary and platform systems
  • 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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.  You will be required to achieve full SC clearance 

Desirable:

  • Royal Navy Marine Engineer, maritime engineering background, or time served engineer from industry looking for next step up
  • Understanding of Design Change integration
  • An understanding and experience of the defence maritime industry, especially the MoD Maritime structure and departments

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance, an annual incentive, 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 QEC WTA Marine Systems Engineering team:

This team provides constant engineering support to the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers for all aspects of the waterfront support provided by the Class Management Team, including maintenance & upkeep, as well as the introduction of new capability. This team has a strong track record of professional development with support in achieving CEng accreditation.

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: 31st May 2024

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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    We want everyone here to feel valued and empowered to thrive. Who you are should never define what you can do. We believe when you bring together different people and different perspectives it inspires creativity and drives innovation. It helps us fulfil our purpose and it’s integral to our culture. Everyone is heard and respected here.
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    Great work deserves benefits that go beyond your salary. Whether it’s health, wellbeing, or financial security for you and your family – our flexible benefits help you focus on what’s important to you.
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