Engineering Manager - Process Dev (Specialist Infrastructure)

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

Engineering Manager - Process Development (Specialist Infrastructure)

This is an exciting time to come and join the team at BAE Systems Submarines, as we work to improve and modernise the facilities and the working environment to deliver affordable, world-class submarines.

We currently have a vacancy for Engineering Manager - Process Development (Specialist Infrastructure) at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

You will be based on a shipyard which is undergoing a large scale redevelopment project. As a member of the Engineering function, you will be able to influence and shape the future of Engineering. BAE Systems is the only manufacturer of Submarines within the UK, providing you with a unique opportunity to work within a company with an interesting and extremely complex product.

This role provides an excellent opportunity for high level exposure and will appeal to an ambitious and driven individual.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineering Manager - Process Development (Specialist Infrastructure) will involve;

In conjunction with Site Engineering and other functions as necessary and on behalf of the Engineering Function:

Define and implement the Maritime Submarines (MS) Engineering Specialist Infrastructure strategy.

Ensure the Specialist Infrastructure strategies are an integral and aligned with the wider Engineering Function strategy, incorporating people, technology and infrastructure. Liaise closely with the Engineering Domain leads and stakeholders in each of these areas.

Develop & manage development the requirements for specialist infrastructure in line with Engineering strategy and Domains needs. This shall ensure there is a robust definition of requirements in place, that is able to drive the delivery in the appropriate functions.

Lead and manage a pan MS Engineering Specialist Infrastructure Integrated Working Team (IWT) responsible for defining and delivering the capability related Engineering functional objectives, as agreed with the Engineering Management Committee

Interface with relevant functional leadership to ensure alignment with the umbrella Site Master Plan and drive consistent delivery of capability to the function.

Your skills and qualifications as an Engineering Manager - Process Development (Specialist Infrastructure):

Engineering or Operations Background is essential

Experience with Definitions of Infrastructure requirements; able to define and be part of a project

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 analytical with the ability to prioritise your workload appropriately in order to deliver to tight deadlines. You will be a positive team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to consider the bigger picture.

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.

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.

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.