Principal Engineer - Electrical

Location:Cumbria
Job Type:Full Time
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Principal Engineer (ElectricalAssurance)

Wouldyou like to play a key role in the assurance of submarine systems? We currentlyhave a vacancy for a Principal Engineer (Electrical Assurance) at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

Asa Principal Engineer (Electrical Assurance) within the Engineering ProductAssurance Department, you will be providing the Head of Engineering (Assuranceand Safety) with technical assurance advice relevant to a number of ElectricalSubmarine systems such as: Naval Reactor Plant, Propulsion and Whole BoatPlatform systems and associated equipment. You will be part of a team whoserole is to provide Assurance that all the products BAE Systems Submarinesproduce meet their requirements, are safe to operate and compliant withstatutory legal and regulatory requirements.

Thisdiverse role will provide you with a real opportunity to gain a broad overviewof BAE submarine enterprise with the chance to look and work across current andfuture classes of submarine.

Youwill be fully supported in your professional development with the potential forexcellent career progression opportunities in the future.

Your mainresponsibilities as a Principal Engineer (Electrical Assurance) willinvolve:

Compiling assurance evidence through review, surveillanceand audit of Electrical systems design, build, commissioning, and certificationactivities, as required by the Technical Assurance Programme

Conducting assurance of sub-contractors and supplierdesign and build activities and outputs, as required by the Technical Assuranceprogramme

Reviewing plans for surveillance and audit for allaspects of the submarine Electrical activities and systems including throughlife capability and support

Working closely with Quality Assurance, EngineeringFunction, Dockside Test Organisation (DTO), Projects and MoD in deliveringassurance against design intent for build and commissioning phases of submarineproduction including process instructions, workmanshipstandards and risk assessments applicable to the scope of work and to obey allHS&E rules and control measures

Yourskills and qualifications:

Degreeor equivalent qualification or experience within Electrical Engineering orclosely related discipline

Electricalexperience gained from a complex engineering environment either in the design,build or operational state

Knowledgeof safety engineering and engineering lifecycles applied to safety criticalindustries

Experienceof marine/ defence industry

CharteredEngineer or working towards Chartered Status

What we're looking forin you:

Youmust possess strong stakeholder engagement ability; quickly establishingprofessional relationships to ensure Electrical design and system integrationare at the forefront of engineering solutions.

Ableto put forward a clear and credible reasoning in either support engineeringdecisions or providing the argument why you do not support the decision.

Tohave experience of design proving, product verification, build surveillanceand/or product assurance and qualification activities.

Weare looking for an autonomous, motivated person. Taking responsibility for yourown work, you will be confident to work without immediate supervision to ensurethe swift and accurate delivery of high quality work

Location: Barrow-in-Furness,Cumbria

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receivean 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 employeeassistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local andnational employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annualincentiv

Maritime – Submarines

OurSubmarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UKRoyal Navy for more than a century.

TheAstute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capablegeneration of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, testand commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats willmake up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnoughtis the 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.

Wehave sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak andWeymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around.Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proudof.

BAE Systems is an equalopportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidatesfrom all backgrounds. 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 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.