Principal Engineer - Human Factors (Training Needs Analysis)


Principal Engineer - Human Factors (Training Needs Analysis)

Would you like to be working on the new exciting Dreadnought Project? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer - Human Factors (Training Needs Analysis) at our sites in Barrow-in-Furness and Filton.

As a Principal Engineer - Human Factors (Training Needs Analysis), you will have the potential to analyse the emerging training needs of all aspects of future submarine design and will involve an understanding of current submarine operating / training practices, including working with several stakeholders within the Royal Navy.

This role will provide you with submarine design and operation training, liaising with the Royal Navy and including visits to MOD and Royal Navy bases with future opportunities for progression either to management, or specialist consultant depending on interest and availability.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer - Human Factors (Training Needs Analysis) will involve:

The delivery of training needs analysis in accordance with JSP 822

Analysing and delivering dreadnought class training needs analysis to the royal navy

Assisting in the review and assessment of in service and build changes in relation to dreadnought class training

Assisting and supporting the senior engineer in training service activities aligned to the submarine design authority (SDA) key deliverables plan and support to Dreadnought class training providers

Working to a project plan agreed by future submarines (FSM)

Working closely with royal navy subject matter experts to fulfil training requirements

Working closely with submarine design and build teams to gain expert knowledge to capture training requirements

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential Skills:

Qualified and experienced to JSP 822

Can conduct and present Training Needs Analysis to meet MOD DSAT requirements

Strong communication skills with the ability to explain specialist information clearly and concisely

Concise and effective report writing skills

Previous experience of Training Needs Analysis (TNA) including a sound understanding of the MOD DSAT process

Desirable Skills:

Submariner experience of Vanguard or Astute class submarine

CIPD qualified

working in a team environment.

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to generate enthusiasm within a world class engineering environment, to develop methods and challenge issues based on commercial reasoning which may involve implementing innovative and unique ideas.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness and Filton

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.

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