Principal Designer – Hull & Outfit

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title:  Principal Designer – Hull & Outfit

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: Negotiable, Depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • You will be involved in the design and production of the 3D model of the whole boat primary structure which includes the shell plate / stiffening, all steelwork decks, bulkheads, and compartmentation as well as major castings, Seating and Mounting arrangements, Penetrations,  Component parts & Production aids
  • You will use your design knowledge in related systems and processes to solve design problems using well proven analytical techniques, while also ensuring the work being carried out by other members of the team is to standard
  • You will also Diagnose and resolves complex specialist operational, repair, installation and commissioning problems and issues and share best practice throughout the team to ensure quality and standard

Your skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience within a design role with a background from a high hazard industry such as Civil, Structures, Marine, Oil & Gas Environment / background
  • Ability to use CAD Packages, particularly FORAN, NX and / or Solidworks
  • Specialists in techniques, processes and tools for large scale detailed designs of platforms, assemblies, systems and equipment installation 

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 Hull & Outfit team:

The Hull & Outfit Design teams are organised and specialised teams.  As a Principal Designer you will report to a Project Leader. You will be surrounded by other Principal Designers, Assistant Project Leaders and Project Leaders to ensure you are supported and set up for success in your new role with us.  The team will consist of Designers of various abilities and capabilities. The specialised teams within the overall design team include but are not limited to: Seating, Penetrations, Eye plates, Primary Structure, Hull Mechanics. Career progression from this role could be Lead Designer or Assistant Project Leader to Project Leader. 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: 16th June 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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