Engineering Manager - Site Human Factors

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, England
04 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Hannah Bence
Engineering Manager - Site Human Factors

Would you like to work in an exciting and critical role in Submarine Solutions where you can help shape the future of this expanding department and their activities? We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager - Site Human Factors at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As an Engineering Manager - Site Human Factors, you will lead and manage a team responsible for site safety and all Human Factors related activities, ensuring it is incorporated into Site Safety Cases, including Nuclear Safety Cases and associated processes and procedures.

This role will provide the successful individual with the opportunity to work in a unique environment that covers a large variety of areas within Human factors. You will be joining the team at an exciting time when we are exploring new avenues of work and building our capabilities.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineering Manager - Site Human Factors

will involve:

Leadership of the Human Factors Team dedicated to Safety related activities and Human Reliability Analysis in relation to site facilities design and support to site safety case development

Review and maintenance of processes to ensure the quality of Human Factors (HF) outputs

Overview of HF input to site and facilities related programmes of work

Planning to ensure that schedules are understood and adhered to

Resource management to ensure appropriate skills and experience are assigned to key HF activities

Maintain an overview of HF activities under facilities

Provide management support to Hazard Identification, Safety Functional Requirements, Design Substantiation Records

Provide management support to Human Factors work carried out in support of Site Redevelopment Programme design and engineering

Your skills and qualifications as an Engineering Manager - Site Human Factors:

Degree or higher qualified in a Human Factors or Safety Related discipline e.g. Psychology, Industrial Design or equivalent experience

Experience of producing and reviewing Human Factors reports

Knowledge of Human Factors in nuclear Safety cases or other safety critical industries

Experience of Hazard Identification

Experience in conducting Human Reliability Analysis and detailed Human Error Assessments

Understanding of nuclear site licensing conditions - desirable

Experience managing a Human Factors Team and activities - desirable

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for an individual who is diligent, thorough and prides themselves on being so. The work that the individual undertakes lends itself to these qualities

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, 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.

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.