Senior Operations Engineer - Manufacturing Engineering (Mechani

BAE Systems
Cumbria, England, Barrow-In-Furness
21 May 2019
04 Jun 2019
Justine Poulastides
Job Type
Engineer, Graduate

Manufacturing Engineer - Mechanical

Would you like to have the opportunity to influence the new trade processes? We currently have a vacancy for a Manufacturing Engineer at our site in Barrow in Furness.

As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will be joining the Manufacturing Engineering Process and Governance team within the Build Delivery Organisation

This role will provide you with the opportunity to support new document creation and update of existing documents for both Dreadnought and Astute contracts

Your main responsibilities as a Manufacturing Engineer will involve:

Support future projects and build readiness activity as design is translated to production. This role will work with Engineering and Subject Matter Experts to produce technical documentation and processes, enabling the Operations (Production) teams to manufacture and construct against engineering design

Review and refresh technical documentation associated with the Astute Programme and its transference, as well as the creation of new documentation and processes discrete to the design and build

Technical authoring activity will be conducted across tradal areas

Undertake Quality or Safety actions resulting from investigations or audits which involve the update of any tradal processes within the individual's remit within agreed time-scales

Carry out process confirmations of processes in line with agreed team targets and identify process improvement opportunities

Ensure effective deployment of processes to the Build Delivery management team

Interface with Quality Assurance to ensure adherence to the Business Management System policy and process

Your skills and qualifications:

Engineering background / experience preferable

Evidence of developing optimal manufacturing work flows and packages using manufacturing engineering disciplines, exploiting and leveraging business systems.

Experience of working within a mechanical installation or manufacturing environment

Strong MS Office knowledge

CAD, PLM, ERP, MES system solution awareness

Proven Experience/knowledge of manufacturing engineering principles and/or lean manufacturing principles

What we're looking for in you:

Good communication skills with the ability to liaise and influence internal stakeholders at all levels. Must have an eye for detail.

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.