Senior Design Engineer – Ship Aviation Facilities

BAE Systems UK

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Senior Design Engineer – Ship Aviation Facilities

Location: Glasgow – you will be predominately working from home with the ability to reach any BAE Naval Ship sites across the UK when required

Salary: £37,940 - £48,473 (dependent on experience and qualifications)

What you’ll be doing:

    Produce Layout Drawings for Aviation compartments for review by stakeholders and to allow Stage 2 to correctly model these spaces

      Update Windchill PLM with mature parts, systems, occurrences and compartment data to ensure it correctly presents the baseline design

        Write and update Technical Equipment Specifications for review and co-ordinate with suppliers to ensure delivery to the agreed specification

          Co-ordinate with systems engineers and detail designers on the integration of Aviation systems

            Support HAZIDs, Safety Reviews, Design Reviews and Zonal Reviews

              Support the development of the Aviation OPSTAT

                Act as the SME within the Aviation Integrated Platform Team (AV-IPT) and Aviation Working Groups, discussing progress against the plan and changes/updates in the design

                Your skills and experiences:


                  Knowledge and experience of naval and / or commercial ship Aviation systems with the experience to support system and spatial integration issues with other disciplines

                    Aviation includes the design integration of:

                    §The Aircraft Handling System

                    §Design or modification of Aviation services and compartments

                    §Development of the Aviation safety case and development of contractual documents


                      Understanding of Detail Design requirements as immediate customer in Engineering Lifecycle

                        Experience with CAD software like AutoCAD or FORAN

                        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 incentive.

                        Our Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) Programme:

                        As a Senior Aviation Engineer, you will be working on the integration of the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter system within our exciting Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) programme. This is an excellent opportunity where you will be working on a new class of ship and aircraft covering all aspects of the operational, functional and physical/engineering for the helicopter.

                        This role forms part of a small team where you will be working independently at times with further development and progression opportunities available. We also have the opportunity for travel to Canada as part of the project.

                        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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