Manufacturing Engineering Manager

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Manufacturing Engineer Manager

Would you like the opportunity to influence a new and exciting programme from the outset? We currently have a vacancy for a Manufacturing Engineer Manager at our site in Barrow.

As a Manufacturing Engineer Manager, you will lead the establishment of the Build and Test capability of the next generation SSN from the beginning of its life cycle.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on a new business programme and support through the entire life cycle. There will be career development opportunities within the SSNR Programme, the Manufacturing Engineering function, or more broadly within BAE Systems building on a successful outcome on SSNR.

Your main responsibilities as a Manufacturing Engineer Manager

will involve:

Responsible for leading the development of the SSNR Build Strategy and MBOM team, to design, define, modify, optimise and govern the Build Strategy throughout the product lifecycle

To lead a team of multidiscipline professional Manufacturing Engineers, planning and coordinating their activities to meet departmental and business requirements.

To undertake delegated authority roles as appointed, e.g. Area Discipline Licence Holder or

Capability Lead, as defined in the delegation of authority document.

Manage the interfaces between Manufacturing Engineering, Design, Operations and other stakeholders.

Provide specialist advice, product or process knowledge and output requirements.

Manage scheduling, planning, budgets, performance, task management, delegation, activity delivery, configuration control stages and detailed gate reviews and governance of outputs prior to formal release.

Chair technical meetings and reviews as necessary, that support the Manufacturing Engineering end deliverable.

Your skills and qualifications:

To be able to lead the development and growth of a new team

MS Office Packages – Excel, Word,

Previous experience leading teams, Resource Management, Budgetary knowledge & Project Management experience

Experience of Continuous improvement in a manufacturing environment

What we're looking for in you:

SAP knowledge

To have a good understanding of all relevant tools (software based or otherwise)

Awareness of Engineering processes in a complex environment, including Nuclear

Ability to influence key stakeholders

Location: Barrow- in -Furness

Grade: GG12

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.

Employee Referral Scheme bonus = £500

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.