Project Leader - Production Engineering Department

Location:Cumbria
Job Type:Full Time
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Project Leader (Production EngineeringDepartment)

Would you like tolead a team of Engineers and oversee Production Engineering Design activities?We currently have a vacancy for a Project Leader at our site in Barrow. Thereare very few projects nationally that design and produce engineering outputs tothe scale required of Production Engineering Department (PED).

PED is currentlyexpanding; this is a specialist Engineering team containing designers andEngineers who collaborate to support specialist build processes and techniqueswithin Submarines including Build Strategy, Engineering Design, and support ofManufacture and Operational activities.

As a Project Leaderyou will be a key member of the PED working in a multidisciplinary team ofDesigners, Engineers and Designer Engineering Managers as well as working withinternal customers including the jig design, transport and heavy lifting teamsto complete manufacturing tasks safely and on time.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Leaderwill involve:

Responsibility foroverseeing the design output deliverables for a team of designers

Fit for purposereview of designs and drawings in readiness for technical assessment

First line managementresponsibilities; organisation, resource planning & monitoring the teamagainst key deliverable dates.

Represent the PED inEngineering Design Reviews & supporting regular jig design reviews.

To provide technicaldrawing & drafting advice and guidance to the team and undertake activitiesto support team deliverables.

Your skills and qualifications:

Qualified Designer toHNC level of equivalent experience

A depth of experiencein maritime manufacturing procedures

A depth of experiencein design of jigs and lifting equipment

Demonstrableexperience of working with a large engineering organisation and interfacingwith the supply chain and internal customers

Proven linemanagement experience

What we're looking for in you:

You will be anexceptional leader with an ability to motivate your team in meeting challengingschedules.

Location: Barrowin Furness

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Ouremployees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitivepension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed ShareIncentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexibleworking, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local andnational employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annualincentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leadingglobal defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edgeof technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customersin over 100 countries.

Maritime – Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safelydelivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy withits largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We areresponsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of thesestate-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, eachweighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguardclass of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to theRoyal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnoughtis widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineeringchallenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton,Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employingthe best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of somethingimportant; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer.We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from allbackgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of thecommunity which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, includingwomen, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use anypersonal information relating to your background at any stage of theapplication process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAESystems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factorsincluding your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/oryour place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for theorganisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive,we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply asearly as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAESystems.