Engineering Manager - Electrical Engineering (AVC)

BAE Systems
Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness, England
20 Mar 2019
03 Apr 2019
Rusila Halofaki

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 an Engineering Manager - Electrical

at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As an Engineering Manager - Electrical, you will be part of 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 an Engineering Manager - Electrical

will involve:

Generating KPI's to monitor activities and review against cost, time, quality and schedule ensuring activities undertaken are prioritised according to the overall strategy of Active Vehicle Control (AVC)

Ensuring team members are assessed, developed, deployed and skilled to maximise their personal contribution 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

Managing engineering resources to agreed budgets

Collaborating across the wider team, across networks and locations to ensure activities are in harmony, ensuring optimal delivery of engineering design activities

Your skills and qualifications as an Engineering Manager - Electrical:

Demonstrable experience of leading a team of Engineers through the design process

Experience of activities required by safe integrity levels (SIL)

Experience of setting and monitoring KPI's to ensure deliverables are executed

Degree STEM/equivalent experience

CEng or eligible for Chartership

Strategic leadership skills

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to encourage and engage across networks, embed a 'one team' approach and inspire with strategic thinking. You will also be confident in influencing stakeholders to realise the strategic vision and cut through complexity.

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.