Commissioning Project Lead – Mechanical (PTS)

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

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Job Description

Job title: Commissioning Project Lead – Mechanical (PTS)

Location: Barrow-in-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide technical and behavioural leadership Propulsion Test Section – Mechanical
  • Responsible for research, compilation, reviews & feedback of appropriate documentation to the required standard
  • To represent the company internally & externally as required by contractual agreements
  • Responsible for delivering assigned activities in line with company policy, procedures and legislation
  • Identify to the Line Manager the required team resource & experience
  • Lead & develop the team to achieve the programme requirements & objectives implementing performance measures
  • Provide expertise & advice & guidance by acting as Subject Matter Expert at an Authorisation Group
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of planning activities
  • Perform the role of line manager to those Engineers identified in your hierarchy and demonstrate  management behaviours
  • To exhibit the required company SHE behaviours and to demonstrate SHE and Quality Leadership, ensuring your team have both a thorough understanding of the content, risk & control measures and can ultimately demonstrate their competence to apply them 

Your skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience of being a key person in their department beyond their per group for their technical knowledge competence
  • In-depth understanding and experience of delivery, with the ability to achieve key milestones
  • Detailed knowledge of safety controls & procedures in a high-risk operational environment
  • Ability to provide technical knowledge & instruction to emergent incidents
  • An understanding of capability & learning interventions, best practice and fundamental principles
  • Knowledge and understanding to provide technical guidance to Gas, Fluid & Fire Fighting
  • Knowledge and understanding of Mechanical Testing and Pressure & Endurance Testing
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to negotiate
  • Experienced in Stakeholder management
  • Degree/HNC/HND in a Engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • ILM Level 2/CMI Level 3

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 Propulsion Test Section team:

As the Commissioning Project Lead – Mechanical (PTS) you will have the chance to work on state-of-the-art Submarine Propulsion Systems. Working with a team of 6-20 engineers and staff to help deliver key objectives on this project within agreed timescales and budgets ensuring the right quality 100% of the time. This role also offers excellent progression opportunities within the Nuclear Propulsion discipline. 

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: 3rd May 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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