Senior Operations Engineer

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Senior Operations Engineer - Maintenance Compliance

Would you like to play a key role in delivering Submarines programmes for the UK Royal Navy? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Operations Engineer - Maintenance Compliance at our site in Barrow.

As a Senior Operations Engineer - Maintenance Compliance, you will be responsible for ensuring facilities are maintained to the statutory requirements set out by HSE (Health Safety Environmental), ONR (office of Nuclear regulations) and the EA (Environment Agency). Part of this role is to liaise with service providers and enforcing authorities to ensure customer requirements are met.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work in a diverse role in a dynamic work environment. The scope of work can be varied depending on the schedule and there is always a new challenge around the corner.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Operations Engineer - Maintenance Compliance will involve:

Ensuring compliance to statutory requirements relevant to site and facilities infrastructure

Safe Systems of work – reviewing both internal and external safe systems of work, (risk assessments etc.)

Supporting in the development of department processes

Ensuring that plant and facilities are maintained to a high standard and are in a safe and efficient condition

Producing appropriate department documentation, including the development and review of Business processes

Developing innovative process solutions

Developing and mentoring new employees and team members, providing peer support

Understanding, developing and implementing greater customer and external relations

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Operations Engineer - Maintenance Compliance:

Mechanical or Electrical or Pipe trade background, (experience or qualification)

Health & safety

Knowledge of risk assessments

Knowledge of SHE statutory and regulatory requirements

Microsoft packages, office and excel

Building trade, construction industry knowledge, in relation to the maintenance and upkeep of facilities, Roofs drainage systems etc.

Knowledge or at least recognition of one or more of the following,

  • Standards including
safety and environmental and building regulations for example of 17th Edition/Building regulations

  • Statutory
Regulations LOLER (Lifting of Loads and Equipment Regulations)

  • PSSR
(Pressure Safety Systems Regulations) Legionella etc.

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication skills along with the ability to liaise effectively with key stakeholders.You will have good problem-solving skills and the ability to lead others. You will work well within a team whilst using your initiative to improve workflow and resolve emergent issues.

Location: Barrow

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.

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.

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