Senior Engineer - Configuration Control

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Configuration Control Engineer

We currently have a vacancy for a Configuration Control Engineer at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Configuration Control Engineer, you will work within our newly established team who are responsible for the management of engineering asset information across our submarine site and providing advice on configuration control.

You will play a pivotal role in the transformation and development of Site Engineering processes to manage and help in determining the Site Engineering configuration baseline.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to influence change within a leading defence and engineering organisation. You will be fully supported in your professional development, with the potential for future career progression and support towards obtaining professional membership.

Your main responsibilities as a Configuration Control Engineer will involve:

Coordinating and executing engineering tasks, or packages of work, and to provide guidance and advice in a consistent professional manner within the discipline, taking cognisance of appropriate, timescales and quality standards, providing leadership where required

Ensuring the Barrow site & facilities configuration baseline is adequately maintained and is up to date, thus facilitating the provision of a safe basis for project/maintenance and engineering teams to manage, maintain or modify plant, equipment and facilities across the Barrow site

Storing, retrieving and updating engineering information/drawings, as well as inputting technical information into the relevant document management system

Providing guidance to Site & Facilities on configuration control

Supporting long term improvements, developing new processes and implementing/ developing new opportunities to ensure efficiencies within the team

Liaising with a wide range of departments across the BAE Barrow site, with opportunity to gain new contacts throughout BAE

Importing, exporting, building and reading reports

Assisting Engineering departments and determining engineering baselines

Your skills and qualifications as a Configuration Control Engineer:


Maintenance/ Engineering/ Project Engineering experience

Knowledge of CAD software/ Revit


Change management experience

Configuration management, experience and knowledge

What we're looking for in you:

You will be proficient in Microsoft packages, data and reporting skills. You will also have good written and verbal communication skills.

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.

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.