Engineering Manager – Product Safety (Build Assurance)

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Job Description

Job title: Engineering Manager – Product Safety

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

Salary: From £55,000 dependent on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • You will support BAES-SM production of the safety Build Assurance Justification 
  • Be able to review and ascertain the appropriateness of the Safety Argument and Safety Evidence provided by BAE and ensure that the platform is being built to design intent
  • You will liaise with the Barrow Safety Assurance Manager on any concessions where the Platform build differs from design intent
  • Play a key part in acting as the MOD technical liaison with Platform and Nuclear Propulsion build committees
  • You will help to provide the safety interface with the propulsion/reactor/ships/weapons Test Groups

Your skills and experiences: 

  • Be able to demonstrate strong stakeholder management skillsets and experiences with senior board levels
  • You will have gained programme management experience
  • Previous experience in build assurance or maritime platforms of complex systems
  • You will have gained good experience of technical risk management/governance procedures
  • Hold a degree within a STEM subject

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 Safety Team:

The Dreadnought Alliance is a collaboration between Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems (BAES) and the Ministry of Defence to deliver the ‘Dreadnought Class SSBN’ programme.  The scope of the Dreadnought Programme is the delivery of four SSBNs to the Royal Navy to maintain Continuous At Sea Deterrence (CASD). This post is part of the Joint Design Authority within the Dreadnought Alliance, which is the Platform & Whole Boat Design Authority for Dreadnought, structured around the Alliance Project Team engineering team and BAES Office of the Chief Engineer (OCE) team.

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: 4th 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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