Maintenance Engineer

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Would you like to work on the newest generation of Royal Navy warships? We currently have a vacancy for Maintenance Engineer at our site in Portsmouth Naval Base.

As a member of the Maintenance Team you will be responsible for producing detailed and optimised maintenance routines by tempering source data held within the UMMS database with the latest analysis of the material state for the Class. You will provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) in a platform engineering discipline (ME, WE, Aux or L) to identify improvement opportunities.

This role gives you an excellent opportunity to work on unique projects that offer long term stability and good career prospects.

Your main responsibilities as a Maintenance Engineer will involve:

Produce optimised Maintenance work-packages (encompassing Fleet Time Planned, Unplanned and Upkeep) for allocated platform(s), ensuring that the task information is correct and the work is required, provides value for money, meets product safety requirements and can be readily planned and estimated by the delivery teams.

Supporting the Principal and Senior Engineers in maintaining continuous Material State Assessment for designated platform/systems, undertaking impact analysis and preparing briefs for COM managers.

Reflect maintenance pertaining to Classification and registers within the work package.

Interrogate UMMS regularly to complete all workflows for specified work package(s) as well as looking ahead to identify maintenance that requires long term planning.

Support the Maintenance Manager and Platform Manager to ensure that the Customer’s annual budget is correctly targeted.

Propose OPDEF and DEFREP responses within maintenance scope for the Class or designated platform / systems, engaging with all stakeholders across the wider Enterprise (Customer / Partner / Supplier communities) and with peers and Engineering Managers within BAE Systems to expedite rectification

Draft Technical Queries (S2022s, etc.) within maintenance scope for the Class or designated platform / systems, as required, communicating with QEC COM Principal and Senior Engineers and management team, COM WTA, DE&S (SCA, MCS and MSS and their Contractors)

Provide focus to the planning and coordination of Test and Trials

Identify and report upon maintenance data (e.g. within UMMS, Trilogi, Tech Docs) that is outdated, poor or inconsistent.

Ensure consistent application of engineering governance.

Your skills and qualifications:

Possess in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals within the maintenance engineering discipline, including industry and MoD maintenance management tools and processes in a maritime environment or other complex engineering business (Defence, Rail, Aerospace, Vehicles, etc.)

HNC/HND or equivalent experience in an Engineering discipline

UMMS database or similar experience – desirable

Knowledge of RCM and ILS principals - desirable

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to be a team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to your work, as well as having the ability to work under pressure. We are looking for you to have a proactive approach with the ability to liaise with a variety of people within the business.

Grade: GG9

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, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Maritime Services

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.

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.

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