Senior Production Engineer

Cowes | Manufacturing
Senior Production Engineer

Senior Production Engineer

Would you like to work within the Manufacturing Engineering organisation to build and refurbish Radar systems? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Production Engineer at our site in Cowes.

As a Senior Production Engineer, you will provide a depth and breadth of Production Engineering knowledge and experience to support the existing product range and future product development. You will be working within the Manufacturing Engineering Organisation where you will plan, define and implement the manufacturing systems, processes and facilities required for the successful manufacture of complex electro-mechanical equipment's for existing and future products.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within a varied and technically very challenging role where no two days are the same. You will have exposure to cutting edge and high specification products.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Production Engineer will involve:

Applying a depth and breadth of Production Engineering knowledge and experience to supporting and undertaking development in the following disciplines: Mechanical fitting, Electromechanical assembly and Cableform manufacture

Interpreting production drawing data to identify and generate tooling requirements, manufacturing process requirements, handling & safety requirements and estimating assembly times

Creating methods and routings for new build, rework, salvage and survey and refurbishment

Creating and maintaining manufacturing work instructions to provide clear, unambiguous instructions to assembly technicians

Conducting the following health and safety related activities: Risk Assessments, COSHH Assessments, PUWER Assessments and Manual handling Assessments

Undertaking technical liaison with sub-contractors and customers

Developing training packages to ensure new technologies and processes are understood and correctly implemented

Working alongside development teams to ensure Design for Manufacture is considered for all new products

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Production Engineer:


Good working experience of Electro-Mechanical assembly is essential

Experience of working in a Manufacturing Environment with Lean Manufacturing Principals

Experience and a good understanding of Production Engineering principles with the ability to read and understand engineering drawings

Understanding document configuration management principles

HNC/D qualification in engineering as a minimum


Understanding of SAP system

Experience in delivering process improvements

Business/commercial awareness when considering MRP decisions

Knowledge of CAD

Knowledge of Team centre

What we're looking for in you:

You will have good customer engagement experience with an understanding of requirements and an approach to trouble shooting, resolving problems and ensuring customer satisfaction. You will be confident and effective where issues arise within the internal and external business. You will be an effective communicator of technical issues, in both written and verbal mediums being able to adjust the content for the specific audience.

Location: Cowes, Isle of Wight

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.

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 Systems.

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Primary LocationCowes

Closing Date 19/Jun/21, 5:59:00 PM
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