Principal Operations Engineer

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, England, Cumbria
Closing date
23 Oct 2020
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Principal Operations Engineer

Would you like to play a key part in supporting the Build Delivery Organisation? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Operations Engineer at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Principal Operations Engineer, you will be working directly for the Standards Compliance Team (Nuclear) within the Nuclear Consultancy function of the Nuclear Integration Directorate working on both the Astute & Dreadnought programmes.

This role will provide you with diversity and challenges as no two days are the same with surveillance activities covering all contracts at all phases of the build.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Operations Engineer will involve:

Being a trusted and valued member of the team and being a point of contact for all NSRP related issues

Advising and supporting the operations team in delivering to quality and safety standards and right first time

Ensuring relevant standards and processes are adhered to and complied with on a day-to-day basis

Interfacing with a broad spectrum of personnel across all levels both within and out with the business

Your skills and qualifications:

5 years minimum NSRP build experience across any Operations / Quality / Test & Commissioning or Engineering background

Nuclear Reactor Systems Course (Levels 1 & 2)

IT literate especially with Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Familiarisation of SAP, Windchill & Teamcenter

Knowledge of BMS & Risk Assessments

Understanding of Audits & Investigations

NSRP Build & Installation knowledge and experience

Effective communication skills

What we're looking for in you:

You will be proactive, approachable, conscientious and have an open mind and be prepared to challenge and be challenged, you are self-motivated and have a can-do attitude being ready to go beyond the role and responsibilities.

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.

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.

We’re pleased to launch a BAE Systems first; an interactive video. If you are interested in learning more about working with submarines, click the link below to experience, in your own way, a day in the life at the BAE Systems submarine shipyard.

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