Test Engineering Manager

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, England, Cumbria
07 Feb 2019
21 Feb 2019
Danielle Darragh

Test Engineering Manager

Would you like to have a that role encompasses what is the true end to end process of the business If so we have an opportunity for a Test Engineering Manager to join our business in Barrow. .

As Test Engineering Manager you will be responsible for specifying and delivery of engineering information and outputs that define the test equipment and facilitators that are required to facilitate and enable test and commissioning of the Dreadnought Class submarines

The role requires the individual to work with a multitude of stakeholders, and internal business functions, in particular Engineering & Design, and the Engineering Standards team to understand the processes employed for Part Management, Build and Test, Supply Chain and internal Manufacturing, the other facets of Build and Test and Astute Test & Commissioning.

Your main responsibilities as a Test Engineering Manager will involve:

Accountable for the setting up of, and management & integration of a multi-disciplined Drive Pack team of Designers and Engineers. Who will be responsible for the delivery of the Test Equipment solution for Dreadnought; responsible for delivering all aspects of that will enable specification, procurement and manufacture of the Test Equipment solution?

Delivery of the Test Equipment Solution will meet customer and contractual obligations for cost, quality, timeliness and specification.

The solution development and delivery of the Test Equipment deliverables for the Dreadnought Programme will encompass development of the toolsets, processes and planning activities to meet a coherent and prioritised set of demands across a multiple Boat programme.

Accountable for ensuring and assuring that the deliverable plans and documents are consistent with the design intent and provide the necessary evidence to satisfy contractual and safety commissioning schedule requirements.

Responsible for the management and maintenance of all configured structures, deliverables and outputs defined in any of the business toolsets for the execution of the planned scope of work. Responsible for the management of Enterprise Change Requests impacting any of the configured baseline objects.

Lead and manage engineering and design team members; ensure each team member is assessed, developed, deployed and skilled to maximise their personal contribution and to meet the requirements of contracts, schedules and specifications.

Your skills and qualifications:

Relevant understanding and knowledge of BAE SYSTEMS Maritime Submarines Engineering, Design and Commissioning processes.

Experience of the Dreadnought Business toolsets.

Experience of planning and scheduling activities.

Experience of writing controlled documents.

Experience of implementing process and toolset change.

What we're looking for in you:

Candidates that can demonstrate good communications skills, who have the ability to challenge the norm and demonstrate good leadership skills in a complex environment, and who also understand the need for business change to drive continuous business improvement.

Location: Barrow

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 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.

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