Principal Engineer - Submarine Operability

Recruiter
Location
England, Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Sep 2017
Closes
19 Sep 2017
Ref
45845
Contact
Caroline Dey
Discipline
Systems
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer

Principal Engineer - Submarine Operability

Would you like to play a key role in the operability and development of submarines for the Royal Navy? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer - Submarine Operability at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Principal Engineer - Submarine Operability, you will be working as part of a team of engineers driving the solution of complex engineering issues and considerations to improve conditions for future submariners. You will be responsible for various engineering activities across the whole boat area, platform area, propulsion area and related systems dependent upon your area of expertise and experience.

This role will provide you with the ability to utilise and develop your current skills, whilst contributing to large projects of national importance. You will be fully supported in your professional development, with the chance for excellent career progression opportunities in the future.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer - Submarine Operability will involve:

Liaising with system owners, integrators, the customer and end users optimising functional and spatial design for future submarines.

Covering areas of Whole Boat, Propulsion, Ships Systems, Damage Control and Submarine Escape, Rescue, Abandonment and Survival Systems (SMERAS) dependent upon your area of expertise and experience.

Providing submarine subject matter expertise to product safety activities i.e. HAZIDs, HAZOPs, SWIFTs, Fire Risk Assessments, ALARP pioneering workshops etc.

Supporting the Product Safety team in the review of safety related documentation in support of the Whole Boat Safety Case

Providing subject matter expertise into advanced submarine programme Training Needs Analysis (TNA)

Your skills and qualifications as a Principal Engineer - Submarine Operability:

Operational knowledge serving on the Astute (preferred) or Vanguard Class of Submarine

Demonstrable experience in a supervisory capacity leading people

What we're looking for in you:

You will possess excellent communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with and influence stakeholders at all levels. You must also be a strong problem-solver with a flexible and adaptable approach.

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