Lead Engineer Control and Instrumentation

BAE Systems
Cumbria, England, Barrow-In-Furness
10 May 2019
24 May 2019
Justine Poulastides
Defence, Marine
Job Type
Engineer, Graduate

Lead Engineer Control and Instrumentation

We currently have a vacancy for a Lead Engineer C&I at our site in Barrow.

As a Lead Engineer C&I (Control & Instrumentation), you will be leading and overseeing a team of engineers.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on the Submarine within an established team where there will be lots of career progression within the function.

Your main responsibilities as a Lead Engineer C&I will involve:

Producing system designs and documentation, including design descriptions, schematic diagrams and safety justifications

Equipment specification and selection and collating equipment attributes to supporting build model and bill of material compilation

Supporting system design reviews and model reviews

Collating equipment qualification evidence

Supporting the production of test forms

Preparing test plans, attending equipment factory acceptance tests and reviewing test evidence and reports

Supporting procurement process

Supporting ILS studies

Interacting with transversal stakeholders

Co-ordinating C&I user trials

Your skills and qualifications as a Lead Engineer C&I:

BEng or equivalent working experience

CEng, MIET (or be able to work towards satisfying requirements for CEng) or M Inst M & C

ILM 2 / 3, PRINCE 2 or equivalent

An understanding of instrumentation and control system theory

An understanding of electrical circuits design, EMC precautions and power supply characteristics

Experience of: Submarine, Marine, Nuclear, Defence or Instrumentation and/ or Control System Design or Manufacture

Understanding of Safety Integrity Levels and BS EN 61508 or 61511

Awareness of PLC programming to IEC 61131-3 standard

Team Centre Awareness

What we're looking for in you:

You will have good communication and stakeholder management experience. You will have good attention to detail and good organisational skills. You will be confident with the ability to challenge when required.

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.

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.