Senior Project Engineer

BAE Systems
Cumbria, England, Barrow-In-Furness
11 Apr 2019
25 Apr 2019
Rusila Halofaki
Project Engineering
Job Type

Senior Project Engineer

Would you like to play a role in shaping the future look and feel of the Barrow site? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Project Engineer to support the development and implementation of the Barrow site strategy and master plan.

As a Senior Project Engineer, you will consider business and programme needs and develop solutions that deliver the site and infrastructure required to support the Submarines business strategy.

The Senior Project Engineer role will provide the opportunity to engage with senior stakeholders across the business that will not only open up the chance to demonstrate capability at a senior level, but will also result in the execution of projects that will leave a visible impact on the site for future generations.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Project Engineer will involve:

  • Supporting the detailed design and implementation of the Master Planning approach engaging with senior stakeholders across the business
  • Involvement with development of specific site master planning projects such as future accommodation strategies
  • Liaising with stakeholders to capture and validate supply and demand information
  • Data collection and analysis during master planning process
  • Carrying out of what if analysis of the Site Master Plan to assess the impact of changes and emergent demands
  • Facilitation of Master Plan reviews
  • Configuration control of master plan

Your skills and qualifications:

Understanding of one or more elements of integrated planning which could include: scheduling; budgeting; financial forecasting, resource or capacity planning; etc

Ability to critically analyse large volumes of data with complex interdependencies in order to derive conclusions and recommendations to support decision making


Configuration control of plans and information to ensure outputs are managed appropriately.

Preparing compelling arguments to gain commitment for the investment required to deliver the Site Master Plan

Scenario and what if analysis of the master plan to understand the impact of changes and emergent demands.

What we're looking for in you:

Strong stakeholder management and engagement

Strong analytical capability

Great networking skills

Team player

Location: Barrow

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.

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.