Commissioning Project Lead – STS (Mechanical)

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title: Commissioning Project Lead – Mechanical (Ship Test Section)

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:

  • Responsible for the development and leadership of a team of Mechanical Engineers in the Test Section
  • Responsible for delivering the Ship Test Section Mechanical Programme
  • Review, authorise and evaluate test documentation to enable delivery of a testing/commissioning programme and support contractual acceptance
  • Deputise for the Commissioning Manager in their absence and act as temporary lead, covering all section meetings
  • Liaise with other test departments and sections to ensure safe control of work, and collaborate with other internal and external stakeholders including operations and engineering
  • Demonstrate SHE behaviours in-line with company SHE policy and a zero tolerance toward unsafe acts and conditions 

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • HND or degree qualified in an engineering subject, or equivalent experience
  • Managing a team of people to deliver their aspect of a complex, diverse and challenging engineering delivery programme
  • Working knowledge of the Engineering Lifecycle
  • Aware of statutory regulations

Desirable:

  • Maritime background would be preferrable
  • Specialist engineering knowledge and experience in a subject area
  • Knowledge and experience of Submarine Ship systems and equipment – Hydraulics, High Pressure Air, Trim & Ballast Systems, etc 

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 Ship Test Section team:

As the Commissioning Project Lead – Mechanical (STS) you will play a pivotal role throughout the lifecycle of the project and will significantly shape the direction the project takes. You will be given the opportunity to not only assist but help develop a team of up to 10 engineers throughout the project whilst working on progression and being part of future Submarine projects.

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: 25th April 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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