Principal Manufacturing Engineer (Assurance)

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Workforce Planner (Assurance)

Would you liketo lead and manage a team of professional Manufacturing Engineers in deliveringhighly complex, cross functional tasks and products whilst managing stakeholderand customer requirements? We currently have a vacancy for a Workforce Planner(Assurance) at our site in Barrow in Furness.

As a Workforce Planner (Assurance), you will bejoining the Manufacturing Engineering team within the Build DeliveryOrganisation at BAE Systems – Maritime Submarines. You will have the chance toeffectively utilise your technical background, and detailed knowledge andexperience of working in at least one of the specialist Manufacturing Engineering sub disciplinese.g. Manufacturing Build Planning, Dimensional Management etc, to deliveroptimum Production outputs.

ManufacturingEngineering is currently at an early stage of maturity and this role is key toforming the current and future state, through developing, implementing andassuring the governance framework.

Your mainresponsibilities as a Workforce Planner (Assurance) are as follows:

To provideguidance on the interpretation, understanding and application of the Disciplineprocesses

To perform afirst line of governance – e.g. violations of Discipline Processes

To conductfunctional audits and process confirmation to support Discipline Assuranceassessment

To champion thedeployment of new discipline technologies and methodologies including tools andIT to meet the future needs and improve efficiency

To maintain anddevelop the Management System for their Discipline within the area ensuringthat Engineering Processes applicable to the Discipline are correctly deployed

To approvedemand and manage supply solution for their Discipline within the Area

To supportrecruitment by assessing CVs, conducting interviews and signing off competencyi.e. that recruit meets professional standard

To provideinput to and contribute to review of Manufacturing Engineering Strategy

Yourskills and qualifications:


ManufacturingEngineering Process Experience

Experience ofusing Microsoft packages

Understandingof through Business processes and product life cycle (including Life cyclemanagement)

Workforceplanning/ operational delivery experience


Trained Auditor

Whatwe're looking for in you:

Goodcommunication skills will be key in this role, as you will be regularlyliaising with a wide range of stakeholders. You will also possess goodleadership ability and be comfortable working to deadlines, whilst ensuring correctprocesses are followed.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes acompetitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Companycontributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefitssuch as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and nationalemployee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annualincentive.

Maritime –Submarines

Our Submarinesbusiness has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navyfor more than a century.

The Astuteclass will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation ofattack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test andcommissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats willmake up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought isthe successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We willdeliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine enteringservice in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of theworld's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sitesin Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and wepride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'llbe part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems isan equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applicationsfrom candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications fromsections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems,including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will notuse any personal information relating to your background at any stage of theapplication process.

Please be awarethat many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security andexport control restrictions. Theserestrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previousnationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those rolesthat you can perform for the organisation.