Project Engineer – Naval
Would you like to be part of a fast moving and multi-functional role? We currently have a vacancy for a Project Engineer to join our Naval Project Delivery Team within our Weapon Systems business based at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.
As a Project Engineer, you will work on high profile contracts, playing a key part managing stakeholders both internally and externally to ensure projects are executed successfully. You will be part of the team delivering design, qualification and integration of technical upgrades to improve and sustain availability of our portfolio of in-service systems worldwide.
This role will provide you the opportunity to influence projects from start to finish and develop your Project Management skills within a dynamic business unit.
Your main responsibilities as a Project Engineer – Naval will involve:
Managing, updating and supplying Microsoft project schedule(s) for major design development and qualification programme(s)
Maintaining internal action lists / logs
Liaising with Engineers and Procurement to progress work-scopes
Assistance with completion, submission and approval of deliverable reports to customer to deliver on KPI’s
Interacting with both BAE and customer Workspace /SharePoint sites
Representing Naval Project Management when required – internal meetings and travel to client facilities
Your skills and qualifications as a Project Engineer - Naval:
Experience in Project Managing tasks on performance based sustainment contracts
Awareness of Project Management principles including Earned Value Management (EVM), Risk and Opportunity Management and Stakeholder Management
Awareness of Project Life-cycle Management programme
Experience of SAP ERP systems and Project Budgeting would be advantageous
Educated to degree level or demonstrate equivalent professional experience
Recognised Project Management training / qualification (APM – Association of Project Management)
Experience of supporting Phase reviews would be beneficial
What we're looking for in you:
You will hold excellent communication and interpersonal skills with experience of building strong customer relationships and engaging with both internal and external stakeholders.
Salary: £32,000+ Commensurate of experience
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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
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.
BAE Systems – Weapon Systems UK
As part of BAE Systems Platforms and Services organisation in the USA, Weapon Systems (UK) designs, develops, manufactures and supports artillery systems, naval guns, small and medium calibre barrels and provides engineering capability to the wider BAE systems business. Our global reach brings our customers a depth and breadth of expertise that meet critical needs in the air, on land, and at sea. Our mission strives for us to be our customer’s trusted and affordable weapons provider, delivering enhanced effects on target and complete mission solutions. We are looking for innovation, commitment and drive to help define the future of Weapon Systems capabilities.
Our UK manufacturing site is based at BAE Systems Barrow in Furness site and is supported by a design team which includes Electronics, Software and Mechanical engineering disciplines. We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Our commitment to our employees and their development is always a priority and our investment in you means working for us will provide you with endless opportunities to create your desired career with us. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
BAE 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.
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