Engineer - Site Engineering

BAE Systems
England, Cumbria
Closing date
23 Sep 2020

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Design, Safety
Defence, Marine
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Engineer - Site Engineering

Would you like to be a part of BAE's newly established site engineering authority team within the site and facilities department? We currently have a vacancy for an Engineer - Site Engineering at our site in Barrow in Furness.

As an Engineer - Site Engineering, you will be responsible for supporting and ensuring that assets are safe, reliable, and predictable to meet the site short and long term operational needs. You will be working within the top yard looking after prime manufacture & external facilities

This role will provide you with the opportunity to have a varied focus on asset management principals and engaging with relevant stakeholders, departments and external contractors. You will be able to develop where necessary and the potential to progress your career further within BAE.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineer - Site Engineering will involve:

Producing evidence in support of qualification, legislative requirements and safety justifications and providing specialist support for associated activities.

Liaising with both internal and external customers as required ensuring that their requirements are adequately supported and that their needs are fully considered and incorporated where appropriate and agreed.

Supporting peer reviews or checking/verification of tasks as directed

Supporting realistic programme status, identifying problem areas and implement agreed recovery plans and supporting the assessing/ controlling process for any proposals of modification and or new build projects

Supporting with functional design and providing advice and qualification of their scope of responsibility and providing evidence for acceptance and fitness for purpose as well as supporting the investigation of events to identify and correct the root causes affecting asset performance

Presenting and supporting technical discussions clearly, logically and simply

Supporting meetings and conference calls on a regular basis regarding designer and maintenance reviews

Delivering support on assigned systems, ensuring the overall performance, safety, condition and associated documentation of these assigned systems are maintained to the standard required

Helping to determine the condition of the asset and its ability to meet the safety case, regulatory standards, business needs and future obligations

Assisting with preparing system, area or equipment health dashboards or reports to demonstrate present and target asset performance (safety and operational, statutory compliance & legislation awareness)

Your skills and qualifications:


Previous stakeholder management experience.

Proficient with Microsoft packages

Degree/HNC or equivalent in an engineering STEM subject

Strong experience in safety principals.

Previous experience of asset management


Chartered engineer or working towards this.

Previous experience of lifecycle management.

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to communicate effectively to stakeholders on all levels and build strong working relationships with other team members. You will be able to analysis problem areas while working and come up with solutions to rectify this.

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.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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.

Find out more at #subsgodeeper on LinkedIn

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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