Engineering Manager - Process Development (LCM, Policy and DoA)

BAE Systems
England, Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness
04 Dec 2018
18 Dec 2018
Jonathan Patton

Engineering Manager - Process Development (LCM, Policy and DoA)

This is an exciting time to come and join the team at BAE Systems Submarines, as we work to achieve Engineering functional excellence and deliver affordable, world-class submarines.

We currently have a vacancy for Engineering Manager - Engineering Manager - Process Development (LCM, Policy and DoA) at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

You will be able to enact changes in the business to improve our effectiveness and quality by driving best practice and being able to demonstrate the business is compliant.

This role provides an excellent opportunity for individuals who enjoy driving change, setting clear boundaries and accountabilities through engagement and strong communication across a wide business area. As we look to improve and demonstrate that we are aligned and compliant with a consistent approach this role is pivotal to the success of this.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineering Manager - Process Development (LCM, Policy and DoA) will involve;

In conjunction with relevant business functions and on behalf of the Engineering Function:

Define and implement the Maritime Submarines (MS) Engineering Life-cycle Management (LCM), Policy and Delegation of Authority Management (DoA)

Ensure the Engineering LCM, Policy and DoA are aligned with the wider Engineering Function and wider BAE Systems Corporate Frameworks. Liaise closely with the Engineering Domain / Cluster leads and stakeholders in each of these areas.

Develop & manage LCM, Policy and DoA in line with Engineering Strategy and Domains needs. This shall ensure there is a robust enterprise that is sustainable in supporting effective LCM, Policy and DoA within the Function.

Lead and manage a pan MS Engineering LCM, Policy and DoA Capability Integrated Working Team (IWT) responsible for defining and delivering the related Engineering functional objectives, as agreed with the Engineering Management Committee

Interface with senior functional leadership, as necessary, to ensure alignment with the other functions strategies and drive consistent delivery of capability to the function.

Represent Maritime Submarines Engineering at the Corporate Councils / Maritime Group Boards / Steering Groups / Task Teams / working groups as required that support LCM, Policy and DoA.

Your skills and qualifications as an Engineering Manager - Process Development (LCM, Policy and DoA):

Preferred - Chartered Engineer in relevant discipline or equivalent

Experience of the use of LCM as part of a project

Experience of development of policies within an organisation

Understanding of DoA

Experience of Developing process methods or Tools

Ability to gather information in a timely and accurate manner and report findings

What we're looking for in you:

You will be confident, enthusiastic and determined with the ability to communicate at all levels. Attention to detail and tenacity are essential skills to be successful in this role.

Location: Barrow-In-Furness

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, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

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.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.