Senior Engineer - Technical Maturity

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  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £35.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Position Description

To maintain and develop a wide range of engineering activities associated with the control and maturity management of the wholeship design. Supporting the Chief Engineer's governance through process, toolsets, reporting and measures that demonstrate design integrity is maintained through to in-service. Working with multiple stakeholders to evolve the processes and measures to provide confidence of the design maturity for transition targets as the product progresses through the engineering lifecycle phases.

Essential Experience

Engineering knowledge to develop maintain and evolve processes and guidance to control, manage and measure engineering artefact maturity.

Managing the Engineering Technical Maturity, through coordinating Zonal Reviews and designating / implementing Maturity Targets relating to transition gates.

Management of Engineering Quality Issues and Stakeholder Observations relating to Compartment Plan Approvals

Windchill Document and Process Management

Interacting with all stakeholders in assigned areas on engineering matters, to resolve relatively complex problems and issues and manage scope and priorities

Organised and self-motivated, capable of providing accurate information in a timely manner.

Experience of communicating engineering issues and providing specifications for toolset developments, including communications, training and support of deployed toolsets and reports.

STEM Degree, working towards a degree or equivalent qualification, or level of experience working within an engineering discipline


LCM Governance, practical experience of Design or phase Reviews, knowledge of Maturity Management.

GCS Engineering Processes, Toolsets and project reporting toolsets

Experience producing Excel Spreadsheets and graphical representation of data.

Ability to produce Technical Information providing supporting evidence of assurance to all stakeholders

Experience of Process Confirmations or Audit activities.

Stakeholder Management and excellent communication skills

Professional Registration, working toward Incorporated or Chartered Engineer.

Technical Knowledge

Able to perform robust analysis using recognised analytical tools and to make sound judgements based on experience level.

Possesses in-depth knowledge of all Design Assurance and associated Technical Maturity measures used as part of Policy and Engineering Framework.

Has sufficient breadth of knowledge of warship design and the recognise the decision points and measures necessary for decision making.

Provide technical support and troubleshooting responses in assigned areas of work to support all engineering and non-engineering domains working on the project.

Business Expertise

5 Years' experience in engineering on a defence programme

Good working experiences in more than one phase of the Lifecycle, with sufficient experience of the total LCM to enable a good understanding of adjacent phases and through life engineering issues

Evolution of working processes for increase efficiency or improvement of deliverables, working at all levels of stakeholder engagement.

Impact of Position

Toolsets and Databases supporting the evidencing of Design Maturity

Issues Management through to resolution and closure

Process development and evolution

Facilitate and evidence the Zonal Review Programme

Systems Maturity Management and reporting from Design intent through to Vessel Acceptance (Including Information Objects and Design Artefacts)


Typically degree qualified (or working toward a degree), likely to be in a technology, engineering or science related discipline

Meet the requirements for registration As Incorporated Engineer (or Chartered Engineer) with the Engineering Council and preferably be a member of a relevant Professional Body

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.