Principal Project Engineer

Last updated 6 days ago
Location:Cumbria

Fwd MAIT Principal Project Engineer

Would you like to play a key part in the UK’s Dreadnought Submarines Programme? We currently have a vacancy for a Forward Major Area Integration Team (Fwd MAIT) Principal Project Engineer at our site in Barrow-In-Furness.

As a Fwd MAIT Principal Project Engineer, you will be part of the multi discipline team ensuring a smooth handover from the Engineering phase of work packages into build. This position will play an essential role within the Fwd MAIT organisation supporting and enabling the start and completion of key build activities for the Dreadnought Programme. You will be reporting to a Project Manager (MAIT Leader) within the Fwd MAIT as part of the wider Dreadnought Programme Integration Team.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work with some of the most advanced machinery in the world, critical to UK Defence Capabilities.

Your main responsibilities as a Fwd MAIT Principal Project Engineer will involve:

Support the maintenance, reforecasting and review of Level 3 KBA's for the Area through planning process to enable Level 4 planning

Facilitate and engage with Build Teams and Customer in Stage Gate & Handover Reviews

Support Major Areas Teams with scenario planning

Managing problems associated with integration of Dreadnoughts design into build

Creating status reports & presentations for the MAIT leadership team

Expediting PMBCR's
Your skills and qualifications:
Essential:
Experience in Stakeholder Management

Experience in operations or Build/ Manufacturing Experience/ Project Management Experience / Engineering Experience

Desirable:
APM Qualification
Experience of the Forward End Build of Submarines
What we're looking for in you:

You will be an excellent team player with a strong personable approach. You will also have a collaborative attitude to allow for efficient working within the team but will also be self-sufficient to completed task with minimal supervision. Being inquisitive and having the ability to work through queries in a structured manner will also be key to success in this role.

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.

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.