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  1. Are you looking to develop your career as a Patent Counsel with hands-on exposure to the technology and an ability to influence patent strategies? We currently have a vacancy for a Patent Counsel at our site in Farnborough As a Patent Counsel, you will be effectively engaging with the business unit to capture inventions, draft and prosecute patent applications, assist with the management of that business unit’s patent portfolio in accordance with its technology strategy. This role will conduct opinion work, and police and enforce the patent portfolio, in accordance with the Group’s patent policies and procedures. Your main responsibilities as a Patent Counsel will involve: Managing the business unit’s patent portfolio, including management of the drafting and prosecution of patent applications arising from the business Promoting IP awareness within the business, and particularly amongst those in the business responsible for research and development work Supporting the Head of Patents in achieving an appropriate patent application filing rate in key technology areas to enhance the strategic focus of the business’ patent portfolio Implementing IP policies within the business, in particular policies relevant to patenting activity Building effective relationships at all levels within the business so as to become an integral and essential part of the business’ value proposition Working closely with IP Commercial team, leveraging their expertise to provide complete IP solutions that deliver maximum value to the business Your skills and qualifications as a Patent Counsel will ideally include: Experience of both UK and foreign patent work – harvesting inventions, filing, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, and preferably including matters of a contentious nature Possess a good technical degree or equivalent, and demonstrate technical skill in areas relevant to the business unit (Aerodynamic, Mechanical or Electronics Engineering, or Physics) Demonstrate commercial awareness of the value of patenting to the business, and be able to enthusiastically communicate this awareness at all levels in the business Experienced at interacting directly with clients (internal clients or practice clients), in particular with inventors and business management stakeholders to understand the technology and how this fits with the business plan (people owning the patents) Experience of interacting directly with Clients (internal clients or practice clients), inventors and business managers would be desirable Being a fully-qualified European Patent Attorney and Chartered Patent Attorney would be desirable; although nearly-qualified or singly-qualified candidates with suitable experience will be considered. What we're looking for in you: You will need to show genuine passion for technology and innovation, combined with real talent and enthusiasm for patent attorney work. You should have strong commercial awareness and an Investigating and questioning nature. Location: Farnborough Salary: Commensurate with 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 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. Apply here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/14898b10193a
  2. Would you like to work on hugely complex commercial and military projects within Electronic Intelligence and Support? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Project Manager – Engineering at our site in Rochester, Kent. As a Senior Project Manager – Engineering, you will be reporting into directly to the Project Director and working with our key stakeholders such as; Senior Management, suppliers, customers and a multi-functional team. This role will provide you with working on a small portfolio of projects with a rough estimate of £20Million in value along with managing a small team of project managers. Some travel will be required to various sites and globally on an adhoc basis. We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of. Your main responsibilities as a Senior Project Manager – Engineering will involve: Developing and maintaining excellent customer relations Managing team, or teams of teams depending upon value and complexity Developing and maintaining a detailed project plan that embraces all elements of the project Driving ownership of Work Packages and tasks throughout the project team Managing the project or bid to ensure all milestones and objectives are achieved Using project management techniques, to enable early disclosure of problems and effective implementation of mitigation actions Achieving the agreed project cost, sales, margin and cash flow targets Accountability for performance and delivery of program(s) Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Project Manager – Engineering: Previous experience in Aerospace/Defence business Earned Value Management methodology experience Using project management techniques, to enable early identification of problems and implementation of mitigation actions Managing the project or bid to ensure all milestones and objectives are achieved Excellent demonstrable programme execution skills Broad cross functional business experience Demonstrable ability to make decisions with clarity in an environment of ambiguity & uncertainty Educated to degree level or equivalent – business or engineering preferably A formal project management qualification (e.g. APMP, PMQ, PMP or Prince 2) or equivalent experience What we're looking for in you: You will have the ability to motivate, influence and manage people effectively and develop and maintain customer/partnering relationships. You will also have string collaboration skills and be able to mentor and coach other colleagues and or team. Location: Rochester, Kent Salary: £64,000+ Commensurate with 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 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. Apply here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/dadb48f2564d
  3. DescriptionXylem seeks to hire a Technology Director to join their Innovation and Technology department in Luxembourg office and will report to the Senior Vice President of Innovation and Technology. As a key member of the Xylem Innovation and Technology team this executive will be responsible for driving crossenterprise leadership and alignment within new product development and advancing our innovation and technology strategy. This person will be a leader of the Xylem Intellectual Property Center of Excellence in Europe and a member of the Xylem Technology Council.This is a high impact developmental rotational position based on an approximately three to four year assignment. It is a position of high visibility to Xylem’s senior leadership team and will provide a wide range of learning experiences with full exposure to all the businesses. This person must hold a strong sense of career development, be willing to take on a wide variety of challenging initiatives, and be able to remain flexible.Essential Duties/Principal ResponsibilitiesProduct Sustainability• Responsible for Xylem product sustainability and embedding the strategy, processes and governance into R&D in order to achieve company goals and objectives• Work cross-functionally from sourcing to R&D, creating and commercialization to drive sustainability initiatives across the company• Utilize external network to ensure compliance with current and future regulations• Use creativity and industry knowledge to drive culture of product sustainability beyond compliance• Manage customer and business requests in relation to product sustainability• Drive LCA (life cycle assessments) for new and selected existing products• Develop and manage product sustainability metrics and goalsProduct Safety• As Product Safety Coordinator, work with key partners to mature and globalize a robust product safety management process• Audit and support adherence in the business to the Xylem Product Safety Manual• Provide guidance and training on product safety• Strengthen a culture of product safety across the organization• Apply a Continuous improvement mindset to all aspects of Xylem’s product safety program• Establish key performance indicatorsIP Management• Review all invention disclosures from Europe and decide on IP strategy• Make decisions on all patent filing from Europe• Pro-actively manage the patent portfolio in Europe• Gatekeeper for all XPD projects that use European Resources• Establish and maintain business plans with all the European R&D centers• Key strategic interface between IP organization and R&DInnovation and Technology Fellows• Lead design team to finalize content for early-in-career development program• Deploy inaugural I&T Fellowship program and subsequent cohortsNew Product Development• Responsible for Xylem New Product Development Process (XPD)• Drive improvements in all aspects of the process and next level processes such as design for cost• Operate as gatekeeper for all XPD projects that have a European focus• Participate as key member of project portfolio review meetingsGeneralThis position will act as the site leader of the Luxembourg office.Minimum Qualifications• Bachelor’s degree in technical or engineering discipline. Advanced degree a strong plus• At least 10 years technical experience in relevant area and experience leading teams responsible for product development.• Proven track record of working successfully within a matrix organization, being able to influence decisions and strategic direction• Strong understanding of project and IP management requirements to drive development, maintenance and training of relevant technology management processes.• Experienced in technology and engineering process management such as stage-gate, portfolio management, documentation & reporting, product safety, technical documentation, etc. to support Xylem I&T leadership in creating and maintain a world-class process structure.• Excellent communication skills with ability to interface with senior management and other stakeholders throughout GC’s and CTs.• Must be capable of establishing and achieving stretch goals, think and act strategically, and adhere to the highest standards of business ethics.• Demonstrate skills and flexibility in terms of dealing with changing priorities and dealing with multiple projects simultaneously.• Ability to travel at 50% of time is essential To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Work is generally conducted in an office environment.• Regularly required to sit, stand, walk and reach with hands and arms.• Frequently required to communicate orally.• Ability to use hands and fingers dexterously to operate office equipment.• Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.• Work may require lifting less than 35 lbs.• Employee use of personal protective equipment (PPE) may be required in certain situations. Employee must comply with all local regulations and published Company work rules as well as written instructions.• Travel: 50% global travelWork EnvironmentOffice: Florescent lighting, dust, recycled air, cooling fans, semi-enclosed areas, central heating, seasonal warmer temperatures and office noiseShop: In locations with a factory or shop floor, exposure to factory/shop and machinery. Apply here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/1e8b2be65ed0
  4. Enotrac (www.enotrac.com) is an engineering firm specialising in railway technology. Its concepts, analyses and independent assessments are internationally recognised. The focus on individual customer needs, which, coupled with extensive experience and professional competence, guarantee high quality. To strengthen our Traction Power division, we are looking for: SENIOR & PRINCIPAL CONSULTANTS (TRACTION POWER & EMC) THE JOB: • power and EMC studies for AC and DC railways • earthing and bonding, protection, power quality demonstration of compatibility, general assuarance • execution of engineering work according to Network Rail GRIP processes and procedures • project management • certification and approvals according to UK and international standards YOUR PROFILE: • electrical engineer or comparable qualifications • at least 4 to 10 years of relevant professional experience • excellent knowledge of relevant railway standards (national and international) • good collaborator in interdisciplinary teams • result-oriented work style • can-do attitude You can expect a varied and interesting role in a globally active, dynamic company. A creative and flexible way of thinking, sound technical knowledge and absolute customer focus guarantee your success. You value dealing with different stakeholders as well as working in a dedicated and high-performance environment. Attractive terms of employment ensure that you will be rewarded for your extraordinary commitment. Job location: Sutton, Greater London. Apply here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/4dfdc0a9b267
  5. Would you like to play a key role in ensuring the safety of armoured combat vehicles for the MOD? We currently have a vacancy for a Product Safety Engineer at our site in either Telford or Newcastle. As a Product Safety Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring that all BAE Systems Land (UK) products and services comply with the required legislative and business requirements. You will be carrying out various safety activities to ensure that customer expectations are met in terms of time, cost and quality requirements. This role will give you the opportunity to gain specialist knowledge of the whole platform of a specific combat vehicle, as well as the chance to work face-to-face with the customer. You will also have the scope and flexibility to work across different programmes in the future, whilst receiving full support for your career development. Your main responsibilities as a Product Safety Engineer will involve: Undertaking hazard identification and analysis Writing in-depth safety engineering appraisals and reports, including safety case reports Undertaking analysis such as Failure Modes, Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) Working with customers to ensure equipment is compliant with MOD ALARP principles Creating and maintaining a robust hazard log Undertaking safety evaluation of engineering designs Leading and supporting reviews with the stakeholder community as appropriate Providing safety engineering support and advice across all engineering functions Your skills and qualifications as a Product Safety Engineer: Essential: Product safety experience from a legislated industry Knowledge and experience of applying a range of techniques in conducting Hazard Identification and Analysis and Risk Assessments Knowledge and experience of producing robust and compelling ALARP and safety arguments Desirable: Engineering background ideally within defence equipment or products Knowledge and experience of applying safety management processes ideally within the Concept Assessment Development Manufacturing In-Service Disposal (CADMID) cycle and/or the Systems ‘V’ model What we're looking for in you: You will have the ability to work as part of a project team and autonomously when required, with a proactive approach to your work. You must also be methodical with excellent attention to detail to enable you to structure reasoned arguments. Being a strong communicator at all levels, you will have the ability to confidently articulate technical safety information to a variety of stakeholders. Location: Telford or Newcastle 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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive. 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. Apply here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/7485c96c4c80
  6. Are you ready to seize a once in a lifetime opportunity to work on some of the biggest challenges and the most current technologies in the Engineering domain? We are offering you a chance to join our successful and dynamic Combat Systems design team, delivering capability across the UK Submarine flotilla Our roles will offer you the opportunity to exploit and grow your current skills. You will regularly face and solve challenging problems and have the chance to develop future solutions whilst ensuring and supporting a culture of safety and engineering assurance in an environment that pushes the boundaries of engineering excellence… Working with BAE you'll be part of a team that prides itself on providing world class, cutting edge engineering solutions from concept to design, delivery and support. We are able to offer a number of opportunities in the Safety Domain: Hand in hand with the technical challenges of designing the Submarine Combat System, comes the demand to demonstrate that our products are both 'safe to operate' and 'operate safely', within a highly demanding environment. We are looking for a range of experienced safety practitioners for both System Level Functional and Equipment Level Intrinsic Safety Engineering. Functional Safety; As a Functional Safety Engineer you will work in close liaison with Systems Engineers, Technical Authorities and the Ministry of Defence to identify safety functions and requirements, developing System Functional Safety justifications to demonstrate that the delivery of Combat System Safety Functions to the submarine platform meet the required safety integrity. Product (Intrinsic) Safety; As a Product Safety Engineer you will work closely with Product Design Engineers and External Suppliers, carrying out a range of equipment level safety engineering activities and analyses. This work will develop 'New' and maintain 'Existing' Product Safety Cases, to demonstrate that the safety risks associated with the design, operation and maintenance of the equipment remain As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP), throughout the product lifecycle. Farnborough Recruitment Open Evening, Tuesday 22nd August, 16:00-20:00 We’re opening our doors at our Park Centre facility on Wednesday 22 August between 16:00 to 20.00 and we would love to tell you more about the exciting opportunities we have available at BAE Systems. You can chat to our like-minded engineering teams and find out how you could play your part in one of the UK’s most exciting and inspired naval programmes. There is no need to pre-register but feel free to visit our website and find out more about us in advance, then why not visit us to discuss in person, these opportunities with our growing team across various BAE Systems sites around the UK. BAE Systems – Park Centre, Farnborough Aerospace Centre, Farnborough, GU14 6XN For more information on the role, open evening or to apply – click here for our ‘Featured Roles’ page and click on ‘Combat Systems’ tile for more information: We are proud to be able to offer captivating, engaging and diverse programmes of work across flexible locations throughout the UK and working with BAE you'll be part of a team that prides itself on providing world class, cutting edge engineering solutions from concept to design and completion Maritime Submarines – Combat Systems Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century. It currently employs approximately 7,700 people, with 500 of these working for Combat Systems across our sites in Barrow-in-Furness (Cumbria), Ash Vale (Surrey), Broad Oak (Hampshire), Filton (Bristol), Frimley (Surrey) and Weymouth (Dorset). We are currently responsible for the design, build and test and commissioning of the Royal Navy's latest and most capable generation of attack submarines, as well as their intelligent Combat Systems trusted to detect threats in the naval environment. Our Combat Systems team designs, builds, integrates and supports all of the submarine combat systems in the UK fleet – essentially, the eyes and ears of each platform. We provide through-life support for combat systems, sensors and radars, and deliver complex programmes and technologies by applying expert programme management and world-class engineering. BAE Systems – Inspired Work BAE Systems welcomes applications from all sections of the community. For more information on the role, open evening or to apply – click here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/99b2d1746d5e
  7. Are you ready to seize a once in a lifetime opportunity to work on some of the biggest challenges and the most current technologies in the Engineering domain? We are offering you a chance to join our successful and dynamic Combat Systems design team, delivering capability across the UK Submarine flotilla Our roles will offer you the opportunity to exploit and grow your current skills. You will regularly face and solve challenging problems and have the chance to develop future solutions whilst ensuring and supporting a culture of safety and engineering assurance in an environment that pushes the boundaries of engineering excellence… Working with BAE you'll be part of a team that prides itself on providing world class, cutting edge engineering solutions from concept to design, delivery and support. Farnborough Recruitment Open Evening, Tuesday 22nd August, 16:00 – 20:00 We’re opening our doors at our Park Centre facility on Wednesday 22 August between 16:00 to 20.00 and we would love to tell you more about the exciting opportunities we have available at BAE Systems. You can chat to our like-minded engineering teams and find out how you could play your part in one of the UK’s most exciting and inspired naval programmes. There is no need to pre-register but feel free to visit our website and find out more about us in advance, then why not visit us to discuss in person, these opportunities with our growing team across various BAE Systems sites around the UK. BAE Systems – Park Centre, Farnborough Aerospace Centre, Farnborough, GU14 6XN For more information on the role, open evening or to apply – click here for our ‘Featured Roles’ page and click on the ‘Combat Systems’ tile for more info. We are able to offer a number of opportunities in development of the Combat System (CS): Combat System computing infrastructure Picture yourself designing the whole IT architecture and infrastructure for a Combat System, including next generations of virtualised application hosting, networks, graphics, displays and software design to meet the demanding operational requirements of the UKs Submarine flotilla. If complexity and high performance are what drives you – we need to talk to you. Systems Engineering System of systems design of the world leading Combat System currently being rolled out across the UK Submarine flotilla. These roles encompass all aspects of design through the lifecycle, encompassing concept design, requirements, analysis, system and subsystem design, through to test strategies, acceptance and design update. Not just your everyday system design role! Test Strategy, Design & Execution Exciting and diverse, our evaluation and test roles will stretch your capabilities and enable you to work with state of the art technology. Imagine designing and executing the testing for navigation, communication and sonar systems. Your working day would never be the same again! We are proud to be able to offer captivating, engaging and diverse programmes of work across flexible locations throughout the UK. Maritime Submarines – Complex Systems Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century. It currently employs approximately 7,700 people, with 800 of these working for Complex Systems across our sites in Barrow-in-Furness (Cumbria), Ash Vale (Surrey), Broad Oak (Hampshire), Filton (Bristol), Frimley (Surrey) and Weymouth (Dorset). We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of the Royal Navy's latest and most capable generation of attack submarines, as well as their intelligent Combat Systems trusted to detect threats in the naval environment. Our Complex Systems team designs, builds, integrates and supports all of the submarine combat systems in the UK fleet – essentially, the eyes and ears of each platform. We provide through-life support for combat systems, sensors and radars, and deliver complex programmes and technologies by applying expert programme management and world-class engineering. BAE Systems – Inspired Work BAE Systems welcomes applications from all sections of the community. For more information on the role, open evening or to apply – click here for our ‘Featured Roles’ page and click on the ‘Combat Systems’ tile for more info. Follow this link: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/6252a4f46626
  8. Would you like to conduct a full range of AR&M activities across high value, large scale and complex submarine combat system programmes? We currently have a number of vacancies for Lead AR&M Engineers at our site in Weymouth.As a Lead AR&M Engineer, you will be working within the Integrated Logistic Support team to help define the support engineering programme that will underpin the definition of support products for the Common Combat System.This challenging role will provide you with the chance to work with the latest cutting edge defence technology, as well as excellent future career progression opportunities.Your main responsibilities as a Lead AR&M Engineer will involve: Availability Analysis based upon a system’s intended usage rate and environment of use that will form the basis for availability projections to guide the system engineering process.Reliability Analysis based upon the application of a standard set of mathematical or statistical methods to predict the reliability of a system is adequate or to identify where the reliability of a system can be improved by design changes.Maintainability Analysis to support the design criteria in order to develop the support resources required to perform maintenance utilising modelling allocations, predictions and testing. Leading discussions on AR&M requirements with the customer and the whole boat team and determining applicable standards to be usedBeing the technical lead on AR&M for Combat Systems, developing tools, techniques and staffYour skills and qualifications as a Lead AR&M Engineer:Essential:Good working knowledge and experience of Availability, Reliability and MaintainabilityExperience with ARM analysis tools and techniques such as: Failure Mode Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA), Level Of Repair Analysis (LORA), Reliability Block Diagram (RBD) and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)Formal training and/or qualification in AR&MDesirable:Knowledge of the defence industry and associated standardsWhat we're looking for in you:You will possess excellent communication skills to liaise and build relationships with a variety of project stakeholders. You must also be logical in your approach and have strong problem solving skills.Location: Weymouth, DorsetSalary: CompetitiveBenefits: 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 SystemsBAE 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.Apply here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/58a56cf3bc4a
  9. We currently have a vacancy for a Principal PLD Engineer at our site in Rochester. As a Principal PLD Engineer, you will be a be a member of a dedicated expert team responsible for the design and verification of digital electronic solutions with a focus on Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) and Programmable Logic Devices (PLDs) for our range of leading-edge mission computers, displays and flight control products. This role will provide you with the opportunity to work with leading, innovating cutting edge projects with a very experienced diverse team with the view to progress your career in this industry. Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer will involve: Providing technical excellence in the development and delivery of all aspects of digital designs, with a focus on PLD / FPGA development from requirements development, concept and detailed design, coding, synthesis and through to complete verification. Understanding and actively manage FPGA design impacts on wider product engineering disciplines. Managing work packages within schedules and budgets Delivery of design artefacts in support of RTCA/DO-254 certification Developing and coaching junior Engineers Your skills and qualifications: Extensive proven experience and knowledge of PLD / FPGA technologies, design and verification tools and techniques Experience in working in and leading small teams through development lifecycle, with good appreciation of cost and schedule constraints on designs Experience in working in and leading small teams through development lifecycle, with good appreciation of cost and schedule constraints on designs Proven experience and knowledge of video processing and control law algorithms would be an advantage What we're looking for in you: We are looking for a self- starter who is capable of managing their own work and a small team while, providing technical guidance. You will possess good verbal and written communications and be able to deliver to tight timescales and budgets. Location: Rochester 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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive. 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. Apply here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/b4a0a741ba4a
  10. Would you like to be part of an exciting and growing business, driving the transition into new ways of working? We currently have a number of vacancies for Quality Managers at our site in Barrow. The Quality function has just undergone a major organisation change opening up opportunities throughout the Operational Quality Organisation for Quality Managers. As a Quality Manager, you will be responsible for a multi-disciplined team with a layered hierarchy, supporting various areas of the Business including Build Delivery, Supply Chain and Governance. This role will provide you with opportunities to progress within the function to senior roles as well as moving into other disciplines within Quality. Working closely across the wider organisations, this will also allow for the ability to gain a broader knowledge of the business making this an exciting and great time to join the function. Your main responsibilities as a Quality Manager will involve: Day to day management of Quality Personnel within the associated discipline area Accountability for the quality activities as defined by contractual requirements for the relevant Quality Area Providing guidance to the business on improvements, quality performance and culture Supporting quality activities associated to facility including investigations and audits as required Responsible for performance management and development of team Your skills and qualifications: Essential: Previous leadership experience of a multi-disciplined team Stakeholder Management including facilitation and negotiation skills Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages Desirable: Quality experience in either an inspection or assurance based role including leading on quality activities e.g. investigations, audits Desirable areas of background are Supply Chain, experience of Reactor Critical Build or Nuclear Build standards, outfit, manufacturing and heavy engineering, budgetary control and coaching What we're looking for in you: You will demonstrate excellent communications skills and able to take responsibility under pressure and influence in different styles. You will be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative, prioritising workload and meeting deadlines. Location: Barrow 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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive. 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. Apply here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/50a419927460
  11. Would you like to be at the forefront of new developments? We currently have a vacancy for an IM&T Product Manager at our site in Barrow.As an IM&T Product Manager, you will be the CAD Support Team leader for the PLM Competency Centre. In this role, you will be expected to lead the CAD Support Team from a people and technical perspective and achieve the aims of the Competency Centre support tower.This role will provide you with the ability to make a tangible difference to technical performance of systems, enhance the capability of the business to deliver challenging design requirements. Your main responsibilities as an IM&T Product Manager will involve: Liaising with senior management teams within the functions to ensure that full leverage is made of IM&T services in particular 3D CAD services. Ensure that relationships with stakeholder are developed and enhanced (e.g. customers and vendors)Responsible for overseeing the end to end delivery of business requirement and the post-delivery validation of value addResponsible for the management of support, incidents and licences in line with the Service Level AgreementsEstablishing measures to help the business understand the quality of data and proactively work with the business to ensure improvement activities are put in place and maintainedLeading the business community in clearly defining their requirements, working with the rest of the IM&T teams to ensure that the requirements are met by system or process changesLeading the development of business cases relating to IM&T investmentSeeking out opportunities for business improvement not just in terms of systems but systems related processes in generalProviding "thought leadership" in terms of what technology might be applied to overcome business problemsFacilitating the constructive resolution of cross functional data flow issuesProviding a robust prioritisation of workload for the IM&T team, ensuring best use of resource to meet business prioritiesDeveloping and managing the CAD element of the PLM Competency CentreOwning and managing a team development plan, ensure team skills are appropriate for the role and provide hands on support, training and guidance for junior members of the teamYour skills and qualifications as a JOBTITLE:Educated to degree/HNC level preferably in Computing, Engineering or Science disciplineRecognised skills or academic / professional qualificationsDemonstrable knowledge of 3D CAD ApplicationsDemonstrable experience of managing systems development activities, system issue resolutionConfiguration and deployment of CAD applicationsStrong and demonstrable understanding of testing applications What we're looking for in you:You will be a good team player, able to lead as well as be part of the team. You should be an effective communicator to a high level, with good relationship building and stakeholder management qualities. You will also be self-motivated to continually improve processes/ methods.Salary: £42,000 +Location: BarrowBenefits: 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 SystemsBAE 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.Apply here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/22354a4a731e
  12. The Sigma Leadership Programme fast-tracks our potential leaders to the top. Participants take on challenging roles across our business over three years, all helping to hone your engineering skills. For individuals with the right combination of leadership potential and engineering competence, we offer the Sigma Leadership Programme in Engineering. Essentially a fast-track to leadership, this programme will see you tackle a range of roles over a three-year period. Roles could be anywhere in BAE Systems, but all will help you to hone your engineering expertise to support your route to becoming a Chartered Engineer. Also, you’ll be encouraged to undertake an international assignment to further support your development. You’ll engage with the complexities of our products. You’ll discover what makes BAE Systems tick. And most importantly, by the end of the programme, you’ll have the core skills and behaviours to be an engineering leader of the future and take up a substantive role at executive level. Welcome to Engineering in the real world. What you’ll need To apply, you’ll need to have a minimum 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, mathematical or scientific subject. In addition, our Sigma Engineering positions require Security Clearance with its associated requirements of five years residency in the UK. As a highly intensive and challenging programme, you’ll also require exceptional personal qualities. You’ll be analytical, adaptable and highly resilient. You’ll need to be able to build strong relationships with people quickly, be passionate about continuous improvement and have a desire to inspire others to maximise their performance. Although not essential, many people currently on the programme also have real work experience prior to joining. Where could you be? The Sigma Leadership Programme could see you working in any of our UK locations so we require you to be geographically mobile. We also encourage you to undertake one international assignment. Learning and Development From the outset, you’ll be invited to the Engineering Sigma Steering Groups which provide a forum for Sigmas to discuss their development plans for the scheme with senior leaders within the business and to seek advice regarding future roles. In addition, you will be assigned your own personal buddy – a current Sigma - who’ll support you in your transition onto the scheme. Over the long term, you’ll also have both a corporate and functional mentor to guide your development and leadership skills. Additionally, there's financial and practical support to gain further relevant qualifications and accreditations within either business or engineering. Engineers are expected to gain chartered engineer status and the programme is accredited by a number of relevant institutions. From our perspective, it represents a major, long-term investment in real leadership potential. Sigma workshops are run regularly, which provide an opportunity for all Sigmas to convene and engage in activities designed to develop their understanding of an element of the business. Additional activities are encouraged whilst on the Sigma Leadership Programme as an additional means of development. This may be undertaking a role as a STEM (science, technology, engineering & mathematics) Ambassador, contributing to corporate working groups or writing group strategy & policy. Community Investment projects are also undertaken, which have recently included revamping a hospice and taking part in the Prince’s Trust Million Makers Challenge. Benefits Starting salary of £30,000 £2000 welcome payment Regular performance reviews Financial support gain further relevant qualifications and accreditation Discretionary annual bonus Competitive pension scheme Car lease and share schemes 25 days holiday per year Applications for the Sigma Leadership Programme are now open and will close on 20th August 2017. Apply here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/3607a703c58f
  13. Lead the global Decorative Paints organizations focus on Reliability Centered Maintenance and process standardization across all manufacturing sitesAkzoNobel’s business area Decorative Paints (DP) adds color to people’s lives with a full range of interior and exterior decoration and protection products for the trade and consumer markets. As authorities on color we aim to provide all our customers – from professional decorators to DIY enthusiasts – with a great color experience and a fantastic finish. Our range includes paints, lacquers and varnishes, as well as products for surface preparation (pre-deco products).AkzoNobel and DP are currently implementing ALPS (AkzoNobel Leading Performance Systems) designed to ensure company-wide standardized processes, a culture of continuous improvement, process-centric behaviours, AkzoNobel values, and required capabilities. ALPS focuses on Manufacturing (work streams: enablers, operations, maintenance, projects, training), Supply Chain, Procurement, HSE and Engineering.Within this context, your mission in this role is to form a key part of the BA Deployment organization focused on the ALPS Maintenance work stream. You will be part of a small central team that is responsible for implementing ALPS for Maintenance with a specific focus on maintenance reliability at sites across Akzo Nobel Decorative Paints. As such, this is an ideal role for someone with extensive project management experience, particularly in terms of implementing reliability centered maintenance work processes and driving cultural change. It also demands that you deploy coaching and performance management techniques to develop regional and site based maintenance teams and drive continuous improvement.Is this a challenge that matches your ambitions as a results-focused professional with extensive and hands-on experience in Reliability Centered Maintenance? Do you have knowledge of the paint manufacturing industry along with solid experience of major Capex projects and an overall understanding of legislation in this area? Can you demonstrate the problem-solving skills necessary to identify and structure issues, run accurate analyses and synthesize recommendations? Can you lead process transformation without having direct reports or the direct authority over teams based in regions/manufacturing sites? Above all, can you make a real difference within our dynamic, multinational and multicultural business environment? If you offer all this and more, we invite you to apply for the position ofALPS Maintenance Expert The role and its responsibilitiesThis role can be based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, or any other AkzoNobel location in Europe. You will travel for approximately 40% of your time to sites with varying maturity levels in maintenance processes and desired culture.Your core function is to develop the plan and approach for deploying ALPS Maintenance processes across BA Decorative Paints. In doing so, you instill a passion for excellence across the Maintenance community, review progress (milestones, performance metrics, etc.) against agreed work stream deployment plans, and identify areas for improvement. At all times you adhere to AkzoNobel Asset Integrity Guidelines and ensure that ALPS Maintenance processes support these.Thus you provide basic training and coaching in Reliability principles, and drive the implementation of Reliability improvement initiatives. You also support, coach and train operational managers and employees, and facilitate a Maintenance Network aimed at accelerating improvement.Further, you develop, recommend and implement strategies for improving equipment and process reliability, monitoring, quantifying and reporting cost savings and/or equipment life cycle costs. You also verify process maturity and the effectiveness of planned improvement activities/projects through field observations. This requires you to serve as the ‘owner’ of the management of change process for your specific work stream, aligning with Maintenance work stream owners in other teams and for feeding back valuable insights.All of this requires that you spend time at manufacturing sites and possess the ability to extract information from real life observations. You must also be able to interact effectively with Customers, Community and other AkzoNobel visitors on a regular basis.Candidate profileTo apply for this position you must possess all the following attributes:• BSc degree or higher in Technology, Engineering or a similar discipline, along with in-depth knowledge of state of the art maintenance processes and tools;• A proven track record in implementing Reliability Centered Maintenance programs• Ideally you have experience of continuous improvement tools such as Lean, Six Sigma or other continuous improvement methodologies and tools;• Ability to use Situational Leadership to effectively manage and lead teams, including leading workshops and working groups;• Good understanding of SAP PM and/or other CMMS systems;• Experience of Process Safety Management, with experience of the batch process industry preferred;• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, from plant managers to line operators, including fluent written and spoken English.Application detailsFor further information, please contact Anne Marte van der Vossen, Talent Resourcing Partner, tel. +31 (0)88-010 6789, option 2. Only online applications will be accepted, please go to www.akzonobel.nl/careers, reference 17000181 or use the ‘apply’ button.Apply: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/61c9678d4896
  14. Enotrac (www.enotrac.com) is an engineering firm specialising in railway technology. Its concepts, analyses and independent assessments are internationally recognised. The focus on individual customer needs, which, coupled with extensive experience and professional competence guarantee high quality. To strengthen our Rolling Stock, RAMS and Power/EMC divisions, we are looking for:Principal & Senior Consultants The Job:> requirement capture, assessments and studies> investigations and expert opinions> project management (national and international)> business development and bid preparation> continuous process optimisationYour Profile:> electrical engineer or comparable qualifications> experience in railway technology> collaboration in interdisciplinary teams > result-oriented work style> can-do attitudeYou can expect a varied and interesting role in a globally active, dynamic company. A creative and flexible way of thinking, sound technical knowledge and absolute customer focus guarantee your success. You value dealing with different stakeholders as well as working in a dedicated and high-performance environment. Attractive terms of employment ensure that you will be rewarded for your extraordinary commitment. Job location: Sutton, Greater London (UK).Apply here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/b158299ef841
  15. YOUR JOBAs the Lead Electrical Engineer (power systems), you will coordinate electrical engineering work relating to electrical power systems for newly-built dredging and offshore vessels. You will take responsibility for the electrical propulsion, generation and distribution on board IHC vessels. Your main role will broadly involve translating customer needs into technical specifications, and you will provide advice on what you consider to be the best working methods, as well as technical support. In addition, you will work according to the ISO 9001 process flow and be technically responsible for the basic and detailed engineering. During the production, installation and commissioning phases, you will remain responsible for the systems you have designed, and offer technical leadership to engineers within the project team. This also means having close contact with your colleagues in the Automation, Shipbuilding and Mechanical Engineering departments. You will also be the point of contact for queries from customers, suppliers and colleagues, and continually coordinate the progress of the project with the Project Manager.YOUR PROFILETo be eligible for this position, you must have the following:• a university or technical education (HBO) in electrical engineering• several years of experience in a similar role• technical knowledge of generators, motors, transformers, switchboards, frequency regulators and other electrical systems on board vessels• experience in the shipping and/or offshore industries• an excellent command of English, with moderate Dutch skills preferable • knowledge of standards, safety regulations, and quality and approval guidelines• enjoy working as part of a team • a practical and goal-oriented attitude • be quality- and results-oriented • the ability to take the initiative • be keen to work in an organisation that is undergoing rapid growth.• only candidates with work visa who reside in the proximity of Rotterdam (commuting distance) will be considered as viable candidate• an online assessment and screening is part of the recruitment process• only candidates with EU work visa (residents) will be considered as viable candidates.OUR OFFERRoyal IHC offer you a challenging full time job within a successful and dynamic company with a reputation for being a worldwide leader in technological innovation. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, travel allowance, profit share, pension allowance, training courses and at least 40 days of leave per year.OUR ORGANISATIONAs a Lead Electrical Engineer , you will work for IHC Drives & Automation, a rapidly-growing organisation specialising in the development, engineering, implementation and integration of electrical installations, electrical propulsion systems and associated platform automation. Their scope of application includes trailing suction hopper dredgers, cutter suction dredgers, offshore support vessels and applications in deep seabed mining. IHC Drives & Automation is based in Sliedrecht, and its dedicated teams operate at the very front of today's technological capabilities.IHC Drives & Automation is part of Royal IHC (IHC), the global market leader in the construction of specialized ships for wet mining and dredging activities, and an important player in the field of complex custom-built offshore ships. However, we do not stop there. For every ship, we also develop advanced equipment that is integrated seamlessly. In addition, we offer life-cycle support to our customers, which is available worldwide and for the lifetime of our products. If you look at our customer base, you will find prominent dredging companies, oil and gas conglomerates, offshore contractors and national governments. With offices worldwide, IHC has an international orientation. Today we have 3,000 colleagues working in various locations across The Netherlands and overseas. For more information about IHC please check: www.royalihc.com.APPLY HERE: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/f14a60d0e443
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