Would you like to play a key role in delivering Submarines programmes for the UK Royal Navy? Are you looking to work with and develop skills within Electrical Generators/High Voltage Switchgear/Power System Protection/Power Electronics? We currently have vacancies for Engineers - Power Engineering at our site in Barrow-in-Furness. This may also be suitable for entry level graduates.
As an Engineer - Power Engineering, you will be supporting our ongoing Submarine programmes throughout the design phases of the engineering lifecycle, ensuring that we deliver an effective Royal Navy capability and a platform that ensures the safety of its crew.
This role will provide you with a great opportunity to challenge and test your technical skills working on an interesting and unique product. You will also be supported with the career development and opportunities you need to fulfil your potential and keep you at the top of your game.
Your main responsibilities as an Engineer - Power Engineering will involve:
Undertaking functional design, providing specialist advice and producing evidence in support of legislative, safety and technical requirements
Liaising with internal and external customers as part of a technical team
Articulating and presenting technical arguments, clearly, logically and simply
Exercising professional engineering judgement, initiative and skill in discharging allocated tasks in a positive manner within required constraints
Your skills and qualifications as an Engineer - Power Engineering:
Degree or equivalent qualification or experience in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)
Experience in modelling and analysis using e.g. Matlab and Simulink
What we're looking for in you:
You will be self-motivated and have the ability to work unsupervised and still meet tight deadlines. At the same time, you will have excellent communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with the wider team when required. The ability to proactively problem-solve is key to the success of this role.
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 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 at 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.