Senior Engineer

BAE Systems
England, Cumbria
13 Feb 2019
27 Feb 2019
Charlotte Light
Job Type

Senior Engineer

Looking to drive your Engineering career to greater heights?

Designing the most complex vehicle on the planet is no mean feat, and the professional development offered by engineering a nuclear submarine is a once in a generation opportunity.

Would you like to play a key role in the design and development of submarines? We currently have vacancies for Engineers at our site near England's distinguished Lake District.

You will be working as part of key Engineering teams such as Materials, Dynamics, Safety, Product Security, Mechanical Engineering, Human Factors, Structures, Systems Engineering, Propulsion, Naval Architecture, Boat Control & Instrumentation and Communication Systems, each of which are responsible for the design and development of vital submarine structures, systems and equipment.

These varied roles will provide you with the opportunity to engage in a range of design activities, throughout the lifecycle of a submarine from setting requirements and conducting performance analysis, through writing technical specifications for subcontracted equipment to generating test procedures and reviewing evidence to prove the submarine is fit for purpose. You will also have exposure to major customers, as well as future opportunities to progress into engineering management or technical specialist roles.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer will involve:

Leading and managing engineering staff; ensuring each team member is assessed, developed, deployed and skilled to maximise their personal contribution and to meet the requirements of contracts, schedules and specifications

Ensuring developed solutions are clearly defined, integrated, configured, controlled and delivered, including resolution of conflicts and integration issues that occur through development and delivery phases

Identifying resource requirements through the lifecycle of the project and managing engineering resource within agreed limits

Performing appropriate engineering planning, management and review activities to ensure products are integrated, safe, fully compliant and delivered within agreed requirements for cost, quality, time and schedule

Assuring the maturity of the developed solutions is appropriate for the specific requirement and that all technical risks and opportunities are captured

Interfacing and influencing internal and external customers and other stakeholders such that product offerings meet requirements and specifications

Ensuring that all engineering activities are undertaken in line with BAE Systems' policies

Signing off design and technical requirements for a project or service

Chairing Design Reviews and/or technical bid reviews for minor projects and providing significant contribution to larger projects

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree in relevant STEM subject

An experienced professional engineer and / or technical manager with knowledge in the relevant discipline area

Understanding of the interaction between the relevant discipline area and other disciplines

CEng or able to achieve full membership of an appropriate institution

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for people who can be accountable and output driven. You will need to be flexible to meet changing business demands, open to new ideas and approaches, and willing to adapt in a programme environment where the Safety and Quality of our people, business and products is paramount.

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, 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.

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.