Senior Engineering Manager - Structures

Last updated 14 days ago
Location:Cumbria

Senior Engineering Manager – Structures

We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineering Manager - Structures at our site inBarrow-in-Furness.

As a Senior Engineering Manager - Structures, you will be managing a large team who oversee the Design and verification of the submarines structure. The team also play a key role in Supporting with design & build issues.

This role will provide you with a pathway for you to move forward into a multifunctional business view. Being middle management & executive level, there is a vast career path which will enable you to get a strategic view of a business unit at a corporate level.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineering Manager - Structures will involve:

Leading and managing engineering staff; ensuring each team member is assessed, developed, deployed and skilled to maximise their personal contribution and to meet the requirements of contracts, schedules and specifications

Managing the structural engineering department & pipe stress department

Identifying resource requirements through the lifecycle of the project and manage engineering resource within agreed limits

Ensuring that the Design & deliverables are achieved to plan & budget

Performing appropriate engineering planning, management and review activities to ensure Products are integrated, safe, and fully compliant and delivered within agreed requirements for cost, quality, time and schedule

Chairing Engineering Reviews and Technical Reviews in order to provide significant contribution to major projects, as well as Authorising of report writing & calculations on a regular basis

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree or equivalent experience in Structural Engineering

Experience managing large teams & multi project teams

Knowledge of structural design

Knowledge of Engineering outputs/drawings

Submarine knowledge – desirable

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to be self-motivated and a good team motivator in order to achieve targets and budget. You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise with a variety of different people within the business.

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.

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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