Engineering Manager - Platform Integration

BAE Systems
Christchurch, UK
27 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description - Engineering Manager - Platform Integration (00062961)Job Description Engineering Manager - Platform Integration-00062961Description Engineering Manager -
Platform Integration

Would you like to play a leading role in integrating and
delivering systems and hardware solutions onto military platforms? Do you want to help ensure that our armed
forces have complete platform superiority?
We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager specialising in military
platform integration within our Defence Information business at our
Christchurch site.

As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for leading a
diverse engineering team to sustain existing systems and services, to support
innovation ideas and develop new products of the future. You will work closely with the Project
Manager and System Designer to deliver our customer commitments on time and on
budget. You must have the ability,
aptitude and confidence to take full ownership of key engineering plans,
processes, budgets and milestones as well as taking on the softer challenges of
team management.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop your
career and extend your knowledge in a niche and strategically important area of
the business and provide you with the opportunity to work across a wide range
of significant military land, air and sea platforms. If you have the drive and aptitude to work in
this cutting-edge domain then we want to hear from you.

Your main
responsibilities as a Engineering Manager will include:

· Leadership to a diverse
engineering team of 15 people

· Scheduling and resource
management of all aspects of the project

· Adherence to business
processes and governance

· Facilitate the
evolution of innovation ideas

· Progress reviews and onward

will manage a growing team, all with an underlying passion for technology and drive
to continually learn, innovate and demonstrate their skills and abilities to
all stakeholders. You will have a track
record as an engineering management that has been underpinned with practical
hands on experience. You should have
qualifications, skills or experience covering:

· Degree or equivalent in
relevant engineering discipline

· Project delivery

· MoD or Industry IT
projects and programmes

· Integration into
military vehicles and platforms

· Containerisation of
military or commercial equipment

· Support to physical and
electrical safety, security and environmental compliance

· Product safety,
certification and legislative standards

What we're looking for
in you:

· Recent experience delivering
systems and services

· Leadership and management
of engineering teams

· Behaviours, such as Collaboration;
Inspiration; Creativity

· Professional
registration, chartership or willingness to obtain

must be an excellent communicator, with the ability to manage people and build
effective relationships. You must have
the ability to think strategically and consider the bigger-picture with your
role. The role will provide
opportunities to travel both within the UK and abroad, and you will need to
have or able to attain the required levels of security clearance for the role.

Location: Christchurch, Dorset

Salary: Up to £65,000 based on experience

Benefits: Our employees receive
an excellent benefits package which includes relocation, a competitive pension
scheme, annual leave allowance and a company contributed Share Incentive Plan.
We also offer a range of additional benefits such as an employee assistance
programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee


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.

Systems Air

Systems Air brings together the company's international capabilities and
expertise to respond to customers' current and future requirements, and compete
for international export and collaborative opportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems
Air has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery
and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through
Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

Systems Air has the capability to provide customers with information
superiority through the delivery of actionable intelligence and information,
together with the provision of innovative information systems and services.
Training is a key enabler to delivering military capability, and at BAE Systems
we bring together our expertise in the analysis, design, build and delivery of
training solutions into a powerful combination for our military customers
around the world.

as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective
air power, our aim is to provide our customers with the capabilities and
intelligence that really matters.

Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome
applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome
applications from sections of the community which are currently
under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with
disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to
your background at any stage of the application process.

Job EngineeringPrimary LocationGB-ENG-DOR-ChristchurchClosing Date 29/Jul/19, 11:59:00 PM

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