Commissioning Manager SWS – Mechanical

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Operations / Manufacturing

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title: Commissioning Manager – Mechanical (Strategic Weapons Systems)

Location: Barrow-in-Furness.

Salary: Competitive

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing support and delegate for the Senior Commissioning Manager SWS
  • Liaise with Operations Management as appropriate to ensure collaborative working to deliver the installation/test programme
  • Support to Strategic Weapons Test Group (SWTG), Technical Exchanges, Working Groups and other key meetings
  • Ensure SITP Plan is implemented through business tools to enable conduct in the Shipyard
  • Develop and maintain relationships with MoD customer and US Department of Defence (DOD SSP) and their contractors to meet customer requirements, and lead in resolution of major issues
  • Support and ensure safe working practices in accordance with company HS&E policy and compliance with business quality best practice
  • Integration of multidiscipline commissioning team, resolutions of engineering conflicts between disciplines, systems and capabilities

 

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • HNC Engineering/Equivalent experience
  • CEng (or working towards)
  • Strong engineering background with similar industry

Desirable:

  • Test and Commissioning experience
  • Knowledge of Strategic Weapon Systems (SWS)
  • Experience working within Regulated Environment (e.g. Nuclear Licensed Site)

 

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave incentive and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

 

The SWTO team:

The Strategic Weapon Test Organisation is responsible for ensuring the correct installation, testing and setting to work of the Trident II D5 Weapons Systems into Dreadnought Class Submarine. This is a Multi-discipline and multi-agency team of commissioning engineers and subject matter experts with the sole focus of delivering the Shipyard Installation Test Program (SITP) to deliver SSBN capability in support of Continuous at Sea Deterrence (CASD).

 

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

 

Closing Date: 8th March 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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