Manufacturing Engineer

BAE Systems

Location: Osborne

Job Type: Full time


At BAE Systems Australia
 Do interesting work that MATTERS
 ENJOY what you do
 GROW your career

We work in a thriving sector – one that puts us at the forefront of exciting and meaningful work. Every day we push boundaries to produce some of the world's most innovative and ground breaking technology. Individually we all contribute to our success. Collectively we make the impossible possible.
Recognised for delivering projects of global and national significance that help keep Australia safe, it is our shared passion that shapes our culture, and our people that make it a great place to work.

We have a new opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our Maritime Sustainment Unit based at Osborne SA, reporting to the Design for Production Lead based in WA.
We embrace flexible work arrangements at BAE Systems Australia, such as working a 9-day fortnight.
As the SA based representative of the Manufacturing Engineering team that is responsible for the delivery of the mast block on the Hunter Class Frigate Program (build of mast block will be in Henderson, WA), you will be responsible for providing guidance on strategy and task allocation to support the production and logistics of the block from WA to SA.
Key responsibilities include:

  • Liaise with and influence key stakeholders and departments to support the effective and efficient delivery of the mast block to the Hunter Class Frigate in SA
  • Act as the interface between production and engineering disciplines to develop build and transportation strategies to suit the WA and SA sites
  • Support Henderson Manufacturing Engineering and Production with the incorporation of new technologies/best practices.

About YOU

  • You are a ‘self-starter' who is able to confidently make independent judgements and decisions that will enable you to proactively progress assigned tasks.

  • You can demonstrate significant experience in a production engineering capacity/engineering discipline that has exposed you to extensive practical and theoretical knowledge of the manufacturing process.

  • You are able to motivate individuals and teams across a number of business areas to shape and implement business requirements

  • You can negotiate with, and influence, internal and/or external stakeholders to generate business benefit while maintaining key relationships

  • This position will require travel to WA

We believe in hiring for potential, we know that some candidate hesitate if they don't tick all the boxes. If this role interests you, but you don't meet all the criteria, we still encourage you to apply.
About US
You will joining a workplace that truly cares about your wellbeing.
Our people are diverse and we value the variety of perspectives this brings, we know that a culture that is inclusive and fosters a sense of belonging is a place we can all make the most of our unique talents and be our best.
As Australia's largest defence company in a rapidly growing sector, you will be connected into a global team and encouraged to explore where your career might take you whether that is a traditional career path or squiggly one, there are infinite possibilities for you at BAE Systems Australia.
We welcome applicants from all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience; and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all positions.
We are proud to be recognised as an employer of choice for women by WORK180.
As a member of the Circle Back Initiative we commit to respond to every applicant
To learn more about our competitive employee benefits, flexibility, other employment opportunities and what to expect from our recruitment process please visit:
As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and either possess or be eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearances.
Further information regarding security clearances.

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