Head of Engineering Delivery

Barrow-in-Furness

Platforms and Services

Engineering

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Job Description

Job title: Head of Engineering Delivery

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

Salary: £63,700+ (Commensurate with skills and experience)

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Management & integration of multi-disciplined engineering teams and leadership of engineering resources
  • Delivery of packages of work/services, involving new products and/or complex upgrades, utilising new and existing technologies, requiring multiple interfaces with customers/suppliers or partners
  • Delivery of projects to meet customer and contractual obligations for cost, quality, timeliness and specification, resolution of engineering conflicts between disciplines, systems and capabilities
  • Integration and solution development to meet a coherent and prioritised set of demands, tailor and apply engineering processes, tools and approaches to develop innovative and creative solutions to contracts and specifications
  • May hold Sign off for design, legal and technical requirements for a project or service in accordance with local business DOA process

 

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • Design, development and solving engineering problems – Implements engineering tasks and evaluate the effectiveness of engineering solutions.
  • Plan the work and resources needed to enable effective implementation of a significant engineering task or project
  • Bring about continuous quality improvement and promote best practice.
  • Developing technological solutions to unusual or challenging problems, using knowledge and understanding and/or dealing with complex technical issues or situations with significant levels of risk
  • Lead teams or technical specialists and assist others to meet changing technical and managerial needs

 

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.

 

Weapons Systems UK Business Unit:

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen for a Head of Engineering Delivery within Weapons Systems UK.  As Head of Engineering Delivery, you will have a wide remit, from delivering on production programs, Leading, and developing R & D programs and leading on campaigns to win new business.

As part of BAE Systems Platforms and Services sector, Weapon Systems (UK) designs, develops, manufactures, and supports artillery systems, naval guns, and provides engineering capability to the wider BAE Systems business. Our global reach brings our customers a depth and breadth of expertise that meet critical needs in the air, on land, and at sea. Our mission strives for us to be our customer’s trusted and affordable weapons provider, delivering enhanced effects on target and complete mission solutions. We are looking for innovation, commitment and drive to help define the future of Weapon Systems capabilities.

There will be opportunities for career progression, which is actively encourage within the team and the wider business.

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:  27th February 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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