Equipment Management Engineer

Equipment Management Engineer

Would you like to be involved in a wide range of mechanical and electrical support contracts for the RN, working in a dynamic environment with opportunities to be involved in a wide range of bid activities? We currently have a vacancy for an Equipment Management Engineer at our site in Broad Oak.

As an Equipment Management Engineer, you will be assisting the governance activity to ensure the project delivers against corporate LCM, Engineering, and Product Safety policies.

This role will provide you with a range of development opportunities as this is a growing area of the business.

Your main responsibilities as an Equipment Management Engineer will involve:

Supporting the Engineering and Product Safety tasks for the Equipment Management Project

Providing advice and guidance, where applicable, on engineering and product safety, ensuring consistency in the approach and delivery across the different projects and bids.

Providing evidence for compliance with MOD and BAE Systems mandated Engineering governance, and Product Safety & Environmental systems.

Participating in reviews of proposed Post Design Service tasking with engineers and project managers to assess maturity of requirements, risk, and Product Safety argument, prior to their submission.

Developing and promoting the sharing of safety knowledge, experience and best practice across the Equipment Management team.

Supporting the activities related to the Equipment Management programme specific PSEMP (Product Safety and Environment Management) and Hazard Log.

Your skills and qualifications:


Experience of mechanical and electrical systems on RN Platforms, especially repair, maintenance and integration of systems and equipment

Knowledge of design support activities including the ability to conduct engineering assessments

Understanding of ship safety management systems

Awareness of general Legal and Regulatory safety requirements

Commercial awareness related to estimating costs of repairs based on engineering experience in the equipment management space

Working within a team and being able to liaise with different levels of seniority


Engineering experience within similar industries such as Aerospace, Commercial Marine

Understanding of how marine system equipment and materials is procured.

Preferably HNC or equivalent level qualification in an engineering subject or relevant experience in a similar environment

What we’re looking for in you:

You will be concise, diplomatic, logical and have accurate communication skills. You will be capable of communicating technical information effectively, both orally and in writing, with colleagues, management, and externally as well as being comfortable representing BAE Systems both in the supply chain and in the customer community.

You will be responsible for quality and timely delivery of own work and as such you should be a self-starter and be able to work independently and autonomously with a degree of initiative reporting to the senior and principal engineers.

Location: Broad Oak

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 incentive.

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.

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 Systems.

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