Control and Instrumentation Engineer

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

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Job Description

Job Title: Control & Instrumentation Engineer

Location: Barrow-In-Furness, Filton, Manchester, Portsmouth, or Frimley.  We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: £40,000 – £60,000 depending on experience

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Develop a functional design and associated Bill of Materials for C&I solution for complex propulsion, mechanical and electrical systems, including deriving the functional design from Piping & Instrumentation diagrams
  • Specifying instrumentation measuring pressure/temperature/flow/level/analysis that is fit for purpose for specific process conditions
  • Specifying remote functionality for the C&I solution, whether that be Human Machine Interface, Cable Management & Interface Protocols
  • Producing a C&I design that satisfies a wide range of requirements such as; functional; safety; defence standards, British standards, naval standards, nuclear standards
  • Judging and measuring compliance against non-functional stakeholders (EMC, Shock, Metallics etc.)
  • Produce verification evidence to demonstrate design compliance with requirements
  • Production of various design documents such as; I/O schedules, instrument schedules, cable schedules, functional design specification, instrument specification
  • Implementation of physical system-to-system interface design
  • Undertaking/leading technical design reviews for C&I

Your skills and experiences: 

Essential

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) Degree or equivalent qualification and experience within an engineering background
  • Possess a multi-disciplinary understanding of engineering through experience including; Mechanical / Process / Instrument / Electrical / Control / Safety

 Desirable

Understanding of/or previous exposure to;

  • Control system architecture and communication protocols (i.e RS-485, PROFIBUS)
  • Completion and verification of designs in accordance with IEC 61508 – Functional Safety (or similar) and production of supporting evidence to substantiate safety claims
  • Specifying equipment for use in Hazardous Areas and producing verification evidence such as; Hazardous Area Schedule, Intrinsically Safe Loop Calculations

Benefits: 

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance 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 SSN-AUKUS Control and Instrumentation Team:

Reporting to a C&I Engineering Manager, we have opportunities for both Principal and Senior C&I professionals to join our ever growing, ever developing team at the forefront of defence and maritime technology.

We will be delivering the Control & Instrumentation solution for the future class of attack submarines for the Royal Navy, to enable this you will be working within various integrated delivery teams to closely engage with key stakeholders ensuring the design solution satisfies the wide range of submarine functional and non-functional requirements.  Within the SSNA-AUKUS Control & Instrumentation team you will be on the cutting edge of industry trends, working directly with this wider industry to ensure that we provide the technical advantage to our customer, and ultimately provide the safety and security of our nation.

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: 15th 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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