Senior Engineering Manager

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, England
14 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Rusila Halofaki

Senior Engineering Manager

Would you like to be responsible for shaping the engineering side of the Combat Systems Equipment Group across build and in service submarine platforms for the future? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineering Manager - CSEG (North) at our site in Barrow.

As a Senior Engineering Manager - CSEG (North), you will be play a pivotal role in the management and integration of multi-disciplined engineering teams; leadership of engineering resources and the delivery of packages of work/services, involving new products and/or complex upgrades.

As a Senior Engineering Manager this role will enable you to manage and contribute to the successful delivery of projects to meet customer and contractual obligations for cost, quality, timeliness and specification and place you in a position of authority over the resolution of engineering conflicts between disciplines, systems and capabilities.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineering Manager - CSEG (North) will involve:

Leading and managing engineering staff ensuring each team member is assessed, developed, deployed and skilled to maximise their personal contribution and to meet the requirements of contracts, schedules and specifications.

Ensuring developed solutions are clearly defined, integrated, configured, controlled and delivered, including resolution of conflicts and integration issues that occur through development and delivery phases.

Identifying resource requirements through the lifecycle of the project and managing engineering resource within agreed limits.

Defining, planning, managing and delivering assigned Engineering programmes of work which meet programme, business and customer requirements.

Performing appropriate engineering planning, management and review activities to ensure

Products are integrated, safe, fully compliant and delivered within agreed requirements for cost, quality, time and schedule.

Ensuring capability and skills development, performance optimisation and maximisation and efficient use of engineering and functional resources

Ensuring all engineering activities are undertaken in line with the Operational Framework and that compliance with all engineering policies is maintained.

Signing off for design, legal and technical requirements for a project or service

Using learning from experience (LfE) to continually improve processes and practices, reducing waste and improving efficiency

Your skills and qualifications:

Proven experience managing diverse teams of engineers

Experience in executing lifecycle management frameworks

Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartered status would be desirable

Electrical / electronic engineering background desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You will have strong leadership skills with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels in a confident, articulate and innovative manner.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

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.

Complex Systems and Support:

Complex Systems and Support (CS&S) is part of BAE Systems Submarines. We predominantly supply to the UK MoD but with smaller derivative work done in support of international Customers. Our team is responsible for system design, build and/or procurement of the major electronic and mechanical systems on a submarine, as well as provision of test, integration and support services.

Innovation is central to our DNA and has produced the Common Combat System (CCS) to address the customer's affordability, technology and capability challenges. It is based on commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS) coupled with bespoke military hardware and software and is being progressively rolled-out into the UK's Submarine flotilla.

We effectively incorporate rapidly evolving, commercial technology, new capabilities and changes coming from the operational environment into long-term build, maintenance and in-service programmes.

As a 'system of systems' integrator we work closely with our Customer, partners and suppliers to develop and provide innovative, intelligent and value for money solutions across all classes of UK Submarine both in build and in service with the Royal Navy, ensuring our submariners always have world-class, safe, capable and available products.

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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