Engineering Manager (Commissioning)

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, England
13 Sep 2017
27 Sep 2017
Elizabeth Burn
Defence, Marine

Engineering Manager (Commissioning)

Would you like to be involved in one of the most challenging engineering projects in the UK? We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As an Engineering Manager, you will be controlling, monitoring and managing the reactor test section to meet the Integrated Master Schedule and ensure maturity and delivery is to the agreed time, budget and quality.

This role will provide you with an opportunity for succession planning to provide continuity in a reactor critical management role.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineering Manager will involve:

Reviewing and reporting on progress against plan and, where necessary, intervening to resolve issues so that the programme is delivered to plan

Liaising directly with senior management to advise on programme issues and progressing against the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) documentation to support the plan and any metrics in use

Managing & integrating an engineering programme or project, consisting of a number of major engineering systems, disciplines, platform assemblies, equipment and software products

Developing and maintaining relationships with customers to meet customer requirements, and leading in swift resolution of major issues

Leading and managing a team of Reactor Commissioning Project Leaders, with an overview of the wider Reactor Commissioning Team

Representing the company at design reviews and other outworking requirements

Delivering packages of work/services, involving new products and/or complex upgrades, utilising new and existing technologies, requiring multiple interfaces with customers/suppliers

Promoting safe working practices in accordance with company Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) policy and compliance with business quality best practice

Your skills and qualifications:

HNC/HND or equivalent experience in an Engineering discipline

Detailed knowledge of reactor systems

Experience in a management/team leader position

Experience of liaising with Senior Stakeholders both internally and externally

Experience in the delivery of projects to meet customer and contractual obligations for cost, quality, timeliness and specification - desirable

Ideally have experience of commissioning process/practices - desirable

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to be highly organised with the ability to effectively manage and coordinate a project with defined goals. You will have good interpersonal and communication skills across all levels of the business.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Salary: £40,800+

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, childcare vouchers, 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.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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