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Job Ref:  00038919
Employer:  BAE Systems
Industry:  Power & Energy
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Hampshire
City:  Portsmouth
Post Code:  PO2
14/10/2016 11:40

Electrical Systems Lead Engineer

Would you like to be a part of the nation's most complex and high profile maritime projects?

We currently have a vacancy for Electrical Systems Lead Engineer to work across a number of projects. As one of our electrical engineers, you could get to work on the Type 45 Destroyers, Type 26 Frigates and the Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carriers.

This role will be an excellent opportunity for someone to develop into a management position. You will develop and utilise your engineering expertise within a highly skilled team containing subject matter experts in areas such as power and propulsion, combat systems and weapons.

Your main responsibilities as an Electrical Systems Lead Engineer:

Providing technical leadership in the discipline to meet the needs of Fleet Services internal projects and the customer programmes i.e. in the COMs (Class Output Management programmes)

Conducting electrical design solutions to agreed time, cost and quality to meet project or business milestones

Liaising with Customer to ensure tech requirements are fully specified and liaising with relevant design authorities

Conducting activities including feasibility studies, research, design, development and post design services to meet requirements

Drafting, vetting and editing technical reports or other documents to ensure that technical findings can be successfully communicated with recipients

Preparing and submitting technical proposals and tenders as directed by bid manager in order to provide costed proposals for future work

Ensuring integration with other engineering functions involved with a particular programme of work to ensure all aspects of the electrical system design are considered

Liaising with MOD establishments, test facilities, sub-contractors and customers as required satisfying the needs of project or the business

Supervising undergraduates or young persons assigned for training to assist in the development of their knowledge and skills

Your skills and qualifications as an Electrical Engineer will ideally include:

Degree or equivalent experience in an Electrical Engineering discipline

Experience in some of the following analysing and solving complex ship engineering design problems: Electrical Engineering applied to a Marine and/or Defence environment, Control systems including IPMS, Requirements Management, Concept Studies, Systems Definition and Systems Design

Professionally Registered (CEng) through a professional engineering institution such as the IET and IMarEST

High Voltage and Low voltage experience (HV and LV)

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for a strong team player. You must be comfortable interacting with subject matter experts, and other engineering departments, depending on what system and platform you are working on at the time. Excellent communication and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders is a must to succeed in this role.

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 (Commensurate with skills and experience)

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire

We offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday, Pension, Healthcare, Share Scheme, bonus and we are happy to offer a relocation package for people that would consider moving to the local area.

Maritime Services

£50bn of the 70bn UK Government spend in next 20yrs will be on Maritime programmes. At BAE Systems you could help define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. 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.

The 2017 arrival in Portsmouth of the Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier demands a significant capital building programme as we reconfigure the dockyard and prepare our teams to support these iconic ships.

With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £650 million we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

You'll find we offer a wealth of career options. Working on high profile international and UK Ministry of Defence programmes including Queen Elizabeth Class, Type 45 Destroyers, Spearfish Torpedo and Radars, the work you'll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

BAE Systems welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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