Senior Outfit Engineer

Ref No. EMP456101
Salary £36/hour
Location Glasgow, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Applicants Required


BAE Systems are seeking a Senior Outfit Engineer to work on the Type 26 surface ship in Scotstoun, Glasgow.


Knowledge and experience of commercial or naval ship outfit engineering.

The Job

Senior Outfit Engineer - Scotstoun (Glasgow) - 6 months - £36ph LTD (Other Payment Methods Available)

This role requires you to undertake a BPSS + Criminal Record Check.

Role Overview

  • Undertake a defined range of Wholeship - Integration activities including Outfit systems, compartment design and integration activities in line with all relevant processes and quality requirements.
  • Supplying advice and support to internal and external customers ensuring defined objectives are achieved whilst continually maintaining quality and service requirements.

Core Duties

  • Requires knowledge and experience of naval or commercial ship outfit systems with the experience to support system and spatial integration issues with other disciplines.
  • Outfit includes the design or operation of: Deck coverings, Coatings, Insulation & Linings, Accommodation and Wet Spaces, Medical, Ship's Access & Escape (i.e. doors, hatches, ladders. etc.), Evacuation & Lifesaving, Removal routes, Commissariat, Galley & Laundry, Offices, Stores (incl. refrigerated) & Workshops * Human Factors awareness * Damage, Control & Portable Firefighting, Equipment Procurement Packs, Rule sets: Def. Standards, Lloyds, Naval Rules, Compartment and Product Safety.

Core Accountabilities

  • Produce Layout Drawings for Outfit compartments for review by stakeholders and to allow Stage 2 to correctly model these spaces.
  • Update Windchill PLM with mature parts, systems, occurrences and compartment data to ensure it correctly presents the baseline design.
  • Prepare technical equipment specifications; develop designs in line with all specifications and standards and co-ordinate with suppliers to ensure delivery to the agreed specification.
  • Produce Procurement Pack documentation.
  • Co-ordinate with systems engineers and designers on the integration of Outfit systems.
  • Support and attend FATs, HATs and SATs during the build, commissioning and trials phases.
  • Support acceptance activities for Outfit facilities and equipment.
  • Support HAZIDs, Design, Zonal and Safety Reviews.
  • Develop Ship design specifications and carry out activities in line with specifications and all quality/ technical standards, examples being development of packages and Arrangements.
  • Participate in developing, maintaining and modifying Outfit processes and procedures in response to technical developments and operational need.
  • Carry out technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the design of improvements.
  • Contribute to process improvement within the operational and/or engineering team to deliver continuous improvements in quality, cycle time and asset utilisation.
  • Liaise with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on engineering matters.
  • Managing a small Engineering team.
  • Review, check & sign off calculations/documents completed by Outfit Engineers.
  • Make Engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority.
  • Contribute to engineering team decisions to support the effective performance of the team.
  • Answer technical queries about own work within their level of knowledge and competency
  • Undertake general business and other design and integration activities, in support of maturing the design, as directed by Line Management.

Qualifications and Knowledge Needed

  • Typically degree qualified (not essential).
  • Working towards the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council.
  • Good experience in engineering or a defence related industry.
  • Able to perform analysis using recognised analytical tools and to make sound judgements
  • Has sufficient capability to be able to make correct trade-off decisions
  • Good Experience in an Outfit Ship Design environment.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to management and peers.
  • Understanding Detail Design Requirements as immediate customer in Engineering Lifecycle
  • Experience with CAD software like AutoCAD or FORAN is desirable

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