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Project Leader - Designer Management- Hull & Outfit

BAE Systems
England, Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness
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4 Dec 2020
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Project Leader - Designer Management- Hull & Outfit

Would you like to work for a Business that has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century? We currently have a vacancy for a Project Leader - Designer Management- Hull & Outfit at our site in Barrow.

As a Project Leader - Designer Management- Hull & Outfit, you will be responsible for producing and overseeing the production of Engineering solutions in the form of models, drawings and other technical outputs in accordance with prescribed working standards and practices, and to carry out any special duties as directed.

This role will provide you with the opportunity of working alongside the most advanced tools in the industry. This role is unique within Engineering in that it is the first step into a management career and as such retains various duties whilst introducing management duties.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Leader - Designer Management- Hull & Outfit will involve:

Leading the Penetrations & Eyeplates team
Managing the output management schedule / work to list deliverables (Product and Output)
Managing programme updates and trade-offs which will include potential re-planning through work with stakeholders which could include Rolls Royce, Anglicisation activities, MoD and General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB)
Overseeing the design & delivery of stage 2 & 3 design models drawings
Leading and attending meetings at various levels of the business to drive progression in problem areas
Managing design resource, Enterprise Change Request's, Production Queries, Engineering Queries and activity enablement
Identify process improvement opportunities
Producing weekly reports with progression updates & performance reports to ensure the team is working to target along with assisting with budget planning & forecasts
Managing the day to day activities of the team and supporting the designers when using various programs i.e. teamcenter, FORAN, and SAP
Training & people development for team members & carrying out personal development plan's & personal development records management
Deputising for Engineering Managers where necessary

Your skills and qualifications as a Project Leader - Designer Management- Hull & Outfit:

Hull & Outfit Designer or Engineering experience is essential
CAD & Technical background
Experience of current toolset such as Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Such as Team Centre or Windchill
Microsoft Power point experience
Relationship building with Managers & outside stakeholders
Working with design stakeholders within a Defence programme

What we're looking for in you:

You will have good communication skills and be able to build relationships with key stakeholders. You have excellent organisational skills and be able to multitask effectively. You will have good problem-solving skills and an understanding of CAD Modelling techniques (2D & 3D).

Location: Barrow

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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