Senior Engineer - Structural Engineering

Location:Cumbria
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Senior Engineer – Structural Engineer

Would you like be part of a team who are beginning to start work on the future Submarine contracts? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer – Structural Engineer at our site in Barrow-In-Furness.

As a Senior Engineer – Structural Engineer, working in multi-functional teams to determine the best integrated solutions, and engagement with other industrial partners and specialist resources to agree technical requirements, methodologies and acceptance criteria for the development of future options.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to support both existing programmes and start to work on future submarine contracts with various development options taking place over the next three years.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer – Structural Engineer:

Developing and Justifying structural design and analysis on existing and future submarine contracts, producing technical calculations as evidence of analyses undertaken

Engaging with the wider programme teams and business partners to ensure that structural requirements are achieved, and appropriately balanced with other stakeholder requirements

Liaising with industrial partners and the UK MoD to coordinate technical development and research activities, or define/influence design requirements, methods and acceptance criterion

Producing evidence in support of qualification, legislative requirements and safety justifications and provide specialist support for associated activities

Identifying relevant issues, risks and opportunities associated with structural design

Providing support to the establishment of realistic programme status, the identification problem areas and support the implementation of agreed recovery plans

Your skills and qualifications:
Essential

Degree or equivalent experience in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline

FEA (Finite Element Analysis) knowledge
Analytical structural calculation skills
Desirable

Submarine, Shipbuilding, Aeronautical or Civil structural design/analysis experience.

Familiar with Pressure Vessel Codes PD5500/ASME, fatigue analysis code BS 7608, and Structural Design code BS 5950.

Familiar with Naval design standards.
Fatigue and fracture mechanics analysis experience.
What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to be forward thinking with the ability to liaise with a variety of different people at different levels and functions 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.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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.