Senior Engineering Manager - Electrical

BAE Systems
England, Cumbria
11 Mar 2019
18 Mar 2019
Charlotte Light

Senior Engineering Manager - Electrical

Would you like to play a key role in the Active Vehicle Control (AVC) team, working on a complex submarine platform? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineering Manager - Electrical at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Senior Engineering Manager - Electrical, you will be leading a team who are responsible for the implementation of control systems that impact the manoeuvrability of a submarine. You will be working with whole boat systems, ensuring the complex electronics are delivered to a level of high integrity.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work with industry leading practices and help set the way ahead to ensure platform capability.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineering Manager - Electrical will involve:

Strategic lead for internal governance, setting the framework for governance going forward

Stepping through the design process, driving deliverables according to the requirements ensuring a robust solution for the Dreadnought platform

Setting direction and policies, advising on industry leading practices

Ensuring alignment and interface with other sites across BAE Systems

Scheduling detail design work

Overseeing leadership of a team at a strategic level

Influencing significant stakeholders to drive towards certification

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Engineering Manager - Electrical:

Demonstrable track record in delivering a strategic vision

Experience in strategic leadership particularly within internal governance

Experience of activities required by safe integrity levels (SIL)

Experience in policy setting, thorough understanding of industry leading practices across SIL platforms

Degree STEM/equivalent experience

CEng or eligible for Chartership

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to create a culture that befits a 'one team' approach, ensuring management and professional engineers are clear on its execution. You will be inspiring with the ability to generate excitement in others to achieve the key deliverables.

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.