Senior Engineering Manager - Site Mechanical

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, England, Cumbria
Closing date
5 Sep 2019
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Senior Engineering Manager - Site Mechanical

Would you like to play a key engineering leadership role within our Site & Facilities Engineering Technical Authority? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineering Manager - Site Mechanical at our site in Barrow-In-Furness.

As a Senior Engineering Manager - Site Mechanical, you will establish and lead a new team of mechanical engineers who have technical authority responsibility to provide standards and support for all nuclear and non-nuclear related mechanical systems across the site.

This post will provide support to a variety of mechanical engineering projects and facilities (including gas pressure systems, hoists/cranes, water distribution systems and HVAC systems) which will involve engaging with a wide range of stakeholders, departments and external contractors.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineering Manager - Site Mechanical will involve:

Responsible for defining, planning, managing and delivering Technical Authority activities and documentation in accordance with the requirements, legislation and processes.

Accountable for setting and approving the competency for any persons working on mechanical systems on the Barrow site.

Provide advice and guidance with respect to the design in relation to the mechanical systems in the context of site facilities, including the application of design standards

Work with other key stakeholders, both internal and external to ensure that nuclear safety is established and maintained

Ensure their teams work is completed in accordance with the Site Project plans, Nuclear Site Safety Justification Plan, Hold Point Control and relevant policies, processes and legislation

Responsible for ensuring that the facilities are designed, constructed, commissioned, operated and maintained in accordance with the design intent and that design modifications are controlled, in accordance with the safety case documentation and where appropriate provide a commissioning report

Responsible for the production of Technical Authority documentation, ensuring that it is appropriately classified, is authorised through due process and maintained under configuration control

Point of contact for issues regarding mechanical design and health & safety for mechanical systems (e.g. pressure systems)

Ability to chair and lead improvements (policy, equipment, capabilities) with site risk cells set up to ensure compliance with relevant regulations.

Your skills and qualifications:

A degree in mechanical engineering

Experience in a senior mechanical technical/engineering role

Registered with an Engineering professional institute and have the ability to achieve chartered status

Demonstrable experience of leadership within a engineering environment and familiarity with commercial British standards

Strong engineering experience within a Technical role with transferrable skills to deliver Engineering Authority or Asset Management skill set

Experience within a Nuclear Environment to relevant ONR License Conditions or similar highly regulated business would be desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You must be resilient with good people management skills and be able to build strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. Excellent communication and influencing skills are desirable for 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.

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.




At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

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