Project Leader - Electrical (C&I)

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, England
17 Jan 2019
16 Feb 2019
Danielle Darragh
Job Type

Project leader - Electrical C&I

Would you like to work in an exciting and critical role within Submarine Solutions? We currently have a vacancy for a Project leader - Electrical C&I at our site in Barrow-In-Furness.

As a Project leader - Electrical C&I, you will be responsible for innovative design solutions for a variety of distributed control systems, as well as engaging with suppliers and industry, in order to manage the complex network of dependent systems.

This role will give you the opportunity to work on one of the most complex engineering programmes ever undertaken in the country, which will deliver a product of national importance.

As a Project leader - Electrical C&I, your main responsibilities will include:

Interfacing with systems owners and industry suppliers, ensuring the accurate flow of technical information

Applying your deep knowledge of design on distributed control systems, ensuring the delivery of engineering solutions within the programme

Ensuring the distributed control systems interface with the submarine control systems correctly and effectively

Reporting on design and adherence to customer requirements to senior management, and innovating and driving delivery within the engineering team

Carrying out system design, equipment specification, safety justification, equipment qualification, and testing

As a Project leader - Electrical C&I, your skills and qualifications must include:


BEng, Degree qualified within an Engineering discipline or equivalent in relevant field

Chartered or working towards Chartership

Demonstrable experience complex systems including submarine, Marine, Nuclear, Defence or Instrumentation and/ or control system design or manufacture and control processes


ILM 2 / 3, PRINCE 2 or equivalent

An understanding of instrumentation and control system theory

An understanding of electrical circuits design, EMC precautions and power supply characteristics

Understanding of Safety Integrity Levels and BS EN 61508 or 61511

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to be technically minded, but confident to communicate both with internal engineering teams, and suppliers. You should have a detail-driven, methodical approach to your work, and capability to mentor those around you.

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, 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.



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