Senior Metrologist

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

Engineer - Senior Metrologist

Would you like to play a key role in providing Instrumentation Measurement, Calibration, and Quality Systems support services to the business? We currently have a vacancy for an Engineer - Senior Metrologist at our site in Barrow-In-Furness.

As an Engineer - Senior Metrologist, you will support the Project Leader Metrology with technical Quality System requirements such as: audit planning, internal audits, report preparation, review of system effectiveness, and manage progress meetings and acceptance meetings.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to cover varied technical topics and quality systems analysis across many skilled activities and measurement parameters. This role will provide the chance to work within a constantly evolving and interesting area of our business

Your main responsibilities as an Engineer - Senior Metrologist:

Provide Instrumentation Measurement, Calibration, and Quality Systems Support Services to areas of the business.

Support technical Quality System requirements such as:

o audit planning

o internal audits

o report preparation

o review of system effectiveness

o manage progress meetings

o Acceptance meetings.

o Able to work autonomously in delivering the projects

o influencing stakeholders to drive change

Work to reportable metrics

Ensure that we are in adherence with customer contract requirements

Produce outputs to agreed time scales

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential HND in a relevant discipline or equivalent qualification / experience

Knowledge of calibration and metrology (i.e. measurement science)

Understanding of quality standards (i.e. ISO 9001, ISO 10012, ISO/IEC 17025)

Good IT Skills including Microsoft Office


Experience in Defence, Oil & Gas or Aerospace industries

Quality Systems Auditing experience in internal auditing

Comfortable working/talking with others and in front of others

Ideally will have experience in Defence, Oil & Gas or aerospace industries

Problem Solving and Root Cause Analysis experience

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication and all round stakeholder management skills with the ability to build good working relations at all levels whilst being able to push back where appropriate. A proactive attitude with a keen eye for detail is essential to the success of this role

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.

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