Engineering Manager - Pipe Stress

BAE Systems
Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness, England
11 May 2018
25 May 2018
Elizabeth Burn

Engineering Manager - Pipe Stress

We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager - Pipe Stress at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As an Engineering Manager - Pipe Stress, you will be accountable for the analysis and substantiation of pipe systems and related component structures within the Dreadnought Hull and Outfit team.

This role will provide you with to lead a team of experienced pipe stress engineers with a goal to deliver an analysis/design solution on projects at the forefront of technology.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineering Manager - Pipe Stress will involve:

Leading the development and justification of mechanical pipe system design solutions and mechanical components for major submarine programmes

Promoting engagement with the wider programme teams to ensure that the mechanical pipe systems functional requirements are achieved, and are appropriately balancing with other stakeholder requirements

Progressing reporting, including the identification of relevant issues, risks and opportunities

Providing realistic programme status, identify problem areas and implement agreed recovery plans

Undertaking detailed peer review and checking/verifying as required

Confirming beyond reasonable doubt, by review, surveillance and audit, that those assumptions underpinning engineering data, analysis methodologies, and interpretation of results have been validated

Producing evidence in support of qualification, legislative requirements and safety justifications and provide specialist support for associated activities

Developing detailed process documentation (Maps, Instructions, Forms etc.) as appropriate

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree qualified in STEM (Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics) or equivalent experience

Demonstrable experience in stakeholder engagement

Demonstrable experience within pipe stress engineering

Knowledge of Pipe Stress Analysis Calculations including PSA5 and Finite Element Analysis

PM qualification ILM - desirable

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to have strong project management and leadership skills with the ability to liaise with a variety of different people within the business.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

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.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and 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.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.