Electrical Engineer (EMC)

BAE Systems
Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness, England
13 Jun 2018
27 Jun 2018
Caroline Dey
Job Type

Electrical Engineer - EMC

Would you like to play a unique role in the delivery of electromagnetic performance for submarine platforms? We currently have a vacancy for an Electrical Engineer - Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As an Electrical Engineer - EMC, you will be working within the Electromagnetics Department, supporting Royal Navy submarine programmes. You will be reporting into the EMC Test House Manager, supporting and carrying out engineering activities to ensure EMC evidence is obtained through EMC testing.

This role will provide you with the chance to develop your skills within electrical engineering, as well as the opportunity to become a specialist within the field of EMC. There will be ample opportunity for future career progression within the team, as well as the wider business.

Your main responsibilities as an Electrical Engineer - EMC will involve:

Working with a dedicated EMC team; evaluating the electromagnetic performance of the submarine platforms

Performing EMC testing both on-board and within a dedicated newly built electromagnetic test facility

Assessing boat electrical equipment for electromagnetic suitability and in particular its susceptibility failure modes

Fault finding and diagnostic work

Working with equipment manufacturers, alongside collating, assessing and reviewing EMC qualification evidence to address electromagnetic issues in a cost-effective manner

Preparing calculations to demonstrate that the electromagnetic environment is safe

Assisting the EMC facility manager in the day-to-day running of the facility

Your skills and qualifications as an Electrical Engineer - EMC:


Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) discipline or equivalent qualification or experience

A background in an electrical discipline


Awareness of EMC qualification activities

Previous experience of working within an engineering organisation

Demonstrable experience from a testing background

What we're looking for in you:

You must be an adaptable team-player, with a keen interest in developing your engineering knowledge. You must also be a good problem-solver, with the ability to work to deadlines.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

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.

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