Engineer - Warship - Aviation

BAE Systems UK

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Aviation Design Engineer (Warship)

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

Salary: Up to £38,957.00 depending on skills & experience

What you’ll be doing:

    Producing and developing designs and integration solutions for ship aviation systems and equipment within the major design zones, including but not limited to: Aircraft handling system, visual landing aids, hangar crane, aviation equipment stowage, AVCAT fuel system, etc.

      Development of safety and certification evidence to support key aviation and programme technical processes, procedures and legislation

        Liaising with external agencies (the customer, approval authorities, etc.) and suppliers to support delivery of BAE Systems Surface Ships outputs and wider project milestones within budget and to schedule constraints

          Manage engineering changes to supporting systems and services and co-ordination of inputs across design zones and the maturity process

            Produce design and safety documentation (TESs, SOWs, DRGs) and manage supplier’s reports, CDRLS and DRG submissions

              Support the Engineering Manager with task planning, delivery and resource management

              Your skills and experiences:


                Degree or equivalent qualification/experience in Mechanical/Aerospace/Marine/Systems Engineering

                  Have a working knowledge of CAD and 3D modelling packages

                    Possess a design background in complex engineering projects

                      Ability to propose and develop robust design concepts e.g. Spatial and layout designs, equipment and systems integration.


                        Knowledge of naval aviation is desirable, but is not essential

                          Previous experience of working to defence standards

                            Possess some knowledge of Systems Engineer

                              Working towards, or hold IEng or CEng status

                              Engineers at all levels should possess an academic qualification in Engineering or other related STEM subjects as well as specific (either academic or professional) qualifications and become recognised as Incorporated or Chartered Engineers through an appropriate recognised professional institution. Engineers are encouraged, and will be supported, to achieve the relevant accreditation. Preference will be given to candidates who are already professionally registered.


                              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 leave incentive.

                              The Warship Aviation team:

                              Aviation is an essential capability for modern naval ships that requires the integration of ship/aviation support equipment and systems to ensure safe and reliable operations. As part of this exciting and interesting role, you will join Hunter Class Platform Aviation team working on a a wide and diverse selection of design and integration challenges. You will be responsible for the design and integration of aviation equipment and systems primarily located on the ships flight deck, hangar and mission bay. This will cover all aspects of the operational, functional and physical engineering including, but not limited to: Ship/Aircraft support equipment & systems, stowage solutions, fuelling, hangar maintenance facilities and helicopter handling system(s). There will also be aspects of Systems Engineer, requirements development, V&V and certification management. Aviation Engineers developed abroad range of skills and thus benefit from progression potential both with the Aviation discipline and beyond.

                              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.

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