Principal Engineer (vehicle control)

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, England
16 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2019
Justine Poulastides
Defence, Marine
Job Type

Principal Engineer (Vehicle Control)

Would you like to work on the most complex Project ever attempted in the UK? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer (Vehicle Control) at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Principal Engineer (Vehicle Control), you will be encompassing almost every aspect of the Successor submarine, and offering opportunities to gain experience in the widest range of engineering disciplines.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within and across team boundaries, diverse skills and views need to be synthesised into a coherent single design.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer (Vehicle Control) will involve:

Understanding what are the challenges to developing and justifying the design at Whole Boat, system and sub-system level

Facilitating collaboration between engineering teams

Maintaining progress against the Engineering Plan

Working with Engineering & Project Managers to achieve deliverables that align with the design and take an active lead on evolving Principles of Operation for the submarine

Demonstrating that the submarine meets all Requirements safely and effectively in all operating circumstances

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree (Honours) or equivalent experience in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) related discipline

Demonstrable knowledge of engineering design integrated systems at whole platform level

CEng or working towards

Demonstrable ability to collaboratively lead on projects

Inquisitive in engineering disciplines beyond their core domain expertise

Demonstrable experience with liaising crosses functionally/departmentally

Submarine domain knowledge - desirable

Experience of integrating manoeuvring control related systems - desirable

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to be a credible source of technical knowledge with the ability to instigate results through a collaborative approach. We are looking for you to engage in professional engineering debates across multiple teams to ensure the facilitation of solution in a diplomatic fashion and without compromise to professional relationships.

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.

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