Senior Engineer - Nuclear Propulsion Integration

Location:Cumbria
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Senior Engineer (Nuclear)

Would you like to act as a liaison point primarily between the BAE and Rolls Royce Industrial Partners? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer (Nuclear) at our site in Barrow.

As a Senior Engineer (Nuclear), you will confirm by review and surveillance assumptions underpinning engineering data, analysis methodologies, and interpretation of results are appropriate to the need of the whole boat provider teams.

This post will play a key role in the Development, Manufacture Build Test & Commissioning of the NSRP to support the Dreadnought Programme and will require significant design, build and interaction.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain wider visibility across the business and customers, specifically within engineering. You will be able to build long lasting relationships and develop your knowledge and skills.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer (Nuclear) will involve:

Representing BAES Engineering to ensure interfaces & requirements are met by Rolls Royce

Facilitating good communication between the Derby site and the teams in Barrow

Liaising with customers both internal and external and suppliers to ensure their requirements and needs are considered, incorporated, and where appropriate agreed

Representing BAES for your scope of work

Monitoring relevant progress against the program schedule

Regular reporting on activity through the Engineering Integration Team [PEIT]

Occasional travel to Rolls Royce based in Derby

Your skills and qualifications:

STEM degree

Possess sufficient experience of submarine nuclear steam raising plant (NSRP) and ideally submarine design.

The aptitude to identify unusual characteristics and other departures from normal practice that may require deeper investigation

Have an understanding of how the product is operated

Must be experienced in Microsoft Excel, Word, Visio, and Project

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for a self-disciplined, proactive individual who can work in a pressurised situation where issues may arise on a regular basis, acting as a point of contact between BAE and Rolls Royce.

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.

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.

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.