Head of Manufacturing Engineering

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Operations / Manufacturing

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job Title: Head of Manufacturing Engineering 

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Salary: £80k+ depending on skills and experience plus executive level benefits and relocation package available

What you’ll be doing:

  • Acting as the primary point of delegated authority from the Head of Manufacturing Engineering Function to the Future Submarine programme Manufacturing Engineering Teams
  • Embedding Manufacturing Engineering best practice in a multi-discipline team on an international programme
  • Interfacing between Engineering and Manufacturing to facilitate a design that is optimised for build
  • Working internationally to share processes and technology in support of the programme
  • Responsible for the strategic development, engineering excellence and maintenance of the Line of Business Manufacturing Engineering discipline, covering the development and sustainment of professional standards for engineering resource, processes and toolsets and manufacturing technologies

Your skills and experiences:

  • Masters qualification in Manufacturing Engineering or other engineering discipline. Chartership or recognised ability to obtain it, with a recognised engineering institute
  • Understanding of product life cycle in a complex engineering background
  • Demonstrated experience applying Manufacturing Engineering best practice in a large business
  • Demonstrated experience in developing new processes in complex environments
  • Experience holding and cascading Engineering Delegation of Authority
  • Experience of leading and setting up international teams
  • Demonstrated experience and success in developing new processes
  • Experience of international technology and process transfer
  • Knowledge of APQP manufacturing processes is advantageous and desirable

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 Manufacturing team:

This presents an exciting opportunity to join a team at the early stages of entry into an international program, offering a unique chance for career advancement. You’ll have the ability to influence all stages of the manufacturing lifecycle within a multinational environment, and you’ll be at the forefront of incorporating emerging technologies into existing systems. It’s an opportunity to make a significant impact and contribute to the development of cutting-edge solutions on a global scale. We offer relocation support packages across all Submarines roles, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

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: 29th 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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