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23 days ago
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Location: Portsmouth
Job type: Permanent
Category: Electrical Engineering Jobs
Electrical Engineering Lead – Design

Would you like to play a key role within
Electrical Engineering on the MOD Spearfish torpedo contract? We currently have
a vacancy for an Electrical Engineering Lead - Design at our site in Portsmouth
within our Maritime Services business. This is a key full-time role on the MoD Torpedo
Repair and Maintenance Contract (TRAM) within a challenging Electrical
Engineering environment.

As an Electrical Engineering Lead - Design, you
will be providing design authority capability in Electrical Engineering for all
Spearfish torpedo processing and electrical equipment in-service under the
current MoD support programme.

This role will provide you with the opportunity
to lead a small team of engineers and to develop and expand this team to support
current and future torpedo programmes.

Your main responsibilities as an Electrical
Engineering Lead – Design will involve:

Providing Design Authority capability in
Electrical Engineering for all Spearfish torpedo processing in Depot and
electrical equipment in-service under the current MoD torpedo maintenance and
support Contract. Manage all electrical engineering tasks, including support to
in-service firings and development trials

Supporting resolution of Obsolescence including
identification, development of options and agreement of programmes with the

Managing the team including resource
availability to meet the project requirements

Providing work package updates including
progress summaries, forward plans and estimates

Conducting investigations into electrical
equipment issues or anomalies arising in operation at Depot, Broad Oak and

Providing electrical engineering support to the
Spearfish torpedo upgrade programme

Providing a point of contact for: Manufacturing
and Munitions Depot queries, directing all necessary investigations and
corrective actions and MoD enquiries, issuing technical advice and responses for
the company

Acting as the Company Technical Representative
at off-site investigations/trials

Your skills and qualifications:


HND/Degree or
equivalent qualification or experience in Electrical Engineering

Detailed and
comprehensive understanding of electrical engineering and experience to apply
to a wide range of engineering issues

Knowledge of the
complete Engineering Lifecycle with some experience of operating in most
Lifecycle phases

A good understanding
of the Product Safety Management and responsibilities for design integrity,
verification and compliance with the relevant statutory legislation and

Ability to lead a team
effectively including allocation of tasks, progress tracking and completion of
estimates and procedures

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Familiar with Software, Design Office,
Planning, Handbooks, Configuration Management, Standards Control, Quality
Assurance, Supplier Management, ILS/ARM and Procurement processes and


Knowledge and understanding of SAP

Knowledge and experience of electrical
machines, test and control systems

Team leadership skills and experience

Chartered engineer or willingness to achieve

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication skills
with an ability to engage and manage a variety of internal and external
stakeholders and will be able to guide, influence and convince others of a
course of action.

Location: Portsmouth

Salary: Competitive

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

Flexible Working: At Maritime Services, we
embrace flexible and modern working arrangements and feel this is an important
part of the benefits that we have on offer. It helps us to create a diverse and
inclusive workplace. This role can be undertaken either full time, part time,
job share, flexible hours or we would welcome your suggestions for how we could
make this role fit your circumstances.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading
global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge
of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers
in over 100 countries.

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. Our people are encouraged to be as
creative as they can be and are always looking at ways to develop and challenge
the way we do things, identifying and prioritising continuous improvement
activities across the business

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.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse
workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve
their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire
creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our
differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives
strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably
qualified people.

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.

Due to the volume of applications we receive,
we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as
early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE

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