Structural Designers

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Location:Cumbria

Structural Designers

Would you like a great opportunity working with structural design activities for complex submarine platforms? We currently have a number of opportunities for Structural Designers at varying levels at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Structural Designer, you will be working as part of a team of Designers at varying levels within our submarine Hull & Outfit and Production Engineering departments.

The Structural Designer role consists of 3D modelling (design and integration) of various structural assemblies, consisting of decks, bulkheads and shell plate in the Primary Structures area of Hull & Outfit. Minor structural assemblies are also produced which include various categories of seats, walkways and structural module arrangements. The Production Engineering department specifically, involves the design of various jigs and fixture arrangements to support the build programme.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on a project of national importance. You will also have the potential to progress your career to Principal Designer, or leadership roles within the teams.

These roles also offer paid overtime, subject to business requirements.

Your main responsibilities as a Structural Designer will involve:

Using the CAD tool to produce 3D models of Hull & Outfit systems and equipment integration

Producing 2D drawing outputs to a demanding schedule to support the manufacturing and production teams in product build and delivery

Maturing the 3D model and producing 2D drawing outputs

Developing and maintaining working relationships with interfacing teams and team members

Working with the client to produce an integrated design that meets their expectations and agreed set of requirements

Skills and qualifications required as a Structural Designer:

Essential Skills:

Relevant engineering qualification or previous experience within a Structural Designer/ Structural Draughtsperson/ Welding/ Fabricator/ Civils/ CAD (or similar) role

Desirable Skills:

Experience and knowledge of a CAD toolset

Skills and qualifications required as a Senior Structural Designer:

Essential Skills:

Previous experience within a Structural Designer/ Structural Draughtsperson role

Experience and knowledge of a CAD toolset

Experience of working with various stakeholders

Desirable Skills:

Submarine or shipbuilding product knowledge

Understanding of CAD modelling techniques

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a proactive individual and have a resolute approach to problem solving whilst having the ability to communication with various stakeholders at all levels.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

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.

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