Name: Defence Equipment and Support
Status: Full Time
We at the Submarine Delivery Agency are now hiring for a Transition into Service (TIS) Engineering Manager to take up a position with the Dreadnought Supply and Support Team (DSST).
By joining us, not only will you become part of our close knit, supportive, multidisciplinary TIS team, but also a contributor to the Dreadnought Programme - a true national undertaking and of huge prestige for all involved.
DSST as an organisation is responsible for providing the “Into Service” function of the Dreadnought project, including technical assurance and support, risk management, maintenance management, technical documentation, crew training, spares provision and through life obsolescence management.
As a TIS Engineering Manager, you will lead on the delegated engineering inputs into the ongoing TIS work streams
Your strong engineering background and the ability to draw upon your experience of change management and of modifying and updating processes will see you thrive with us! Utilising your Mechanical/electrical and general engineering knowledge, you will evaluate the sustainability and rand supportability activities of a wide variety of equipment’s and assets on the Dreadnought Submarine.
You will play a key part in ensuring that all of the equipment transitioning into the submarine is fit for purpose and fully compliant, ensuring the equipment can be sustained throughout the life of the vessel.
Due to the nature of the projects involved, this role is open to applications from SOLE UK NATIONALS only.
Please note that this role could be based at the SDA offices in Barrow in Furness, Abbey Wood in Bristol or HMNB Clyde, HM Naval Base, Faslane. If based at Bristol or Faslane, this role will require regular travel to the SDA site at Barrow-in-Furness and various Stakeholder sites as the programme requires
This role, if based at Barrow offers successful applicants the following for relocation:
External Applicants: First Appointment Expenses up to a limit of £8,000
Internal Applicants: Internal candidates will be eligible for full relocation expenses.
A significant part of your role will be strong and regular communication with a wide variety of stakeholders including; regulators, the In-Service team and other members of the Dreadnought Alliance.
You will build strong working relationships and use your ability to identify and manage potential issues or risks related to new, or changed equipment, communicating these effectively so that resolutions can be sought.
Utilising engineering artefacts from design and build plans, you will establish and maintain the integrity of systems and equipment and liaising with suppliers to support the Dreadnought programme with spares where needed.
You will be responsible for developing and providing supporting documentation for equipment and systems to the Royal Navy Customer including user manuals and complex support and training documentation.
What you will be assessed against
To be successful with your application you must demonstrate that you meet the following essential criteria:
• L4 qualification (or higher) in an engineering subject or the equivalent experience
• Experience of managing multiple stakeholders
• Experience of providing technical advice and leading the delivery of successful engineering outcomes
It would benefit your application if you be able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria:
• Electrical engineering experience
• Engineering experience in the marine industry
In addition to the responsibilities above, the following technical competencies and behaviours will be assessed at interview:
• Technical requirements, evaluation and acceptance
• Improve engineering capability
• Changing and improving
• Communicating and influencing
What's in it for you?
You will receive a generous benefits package including market leading employer pension contributions of around 21% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more.
Find out more about what we offer by copying this link into your browser: https://des.mod.uk/on-boarding
Applicants should be aware that any move across the Civil Service may have implications on an employee’s ability to carry on claiming childcare vouchers.
About your team
Cutting-edge engineering and science is a critical component in delivering modern, battle-winning technologies to all branches of the armed forces. Engineering is the largest business area within DE&S – and it’s one of the most fulfilling too. From managing technical risks, engineering resources and services, to defining and assuring best practice, our engineers are exemplars both within DE&S and our industry partners and professional bodies.
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Please apply before 05/04/2021
Gemma Carney £37,400 - £44,000
Defence Equipment and Support
MOD Abbey Wood, Bristol OR SDA Offices BAES, Barrow-in-furness OR HMNB Clyde, Scotland
BS34 8JH, LA14 1AF, G84 0EH
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