Principal Engineer – Mechanical Engineering (Secondary Propulsion)

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Submarines

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Job Description

Job title: Principal Engineer – Mechanical Engineering (Secondary Propulsion)

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

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead rotor dynamic analysis tasks to inform equipment and system design and specification
  • Produce verification evidence to underpin system and equipment performance
  • Undertake model validation including comparison of predicted and test data at systems and equipment level
  • Provide direction to more junior engineers and undertake mentoring and coaching
  • Undertake peers’ reviews / checking of rotor dynamics analysis deliverables
  • Opportunity for further training and development

Your skills and experiences:

  • Experience in rotor-dynamic analysis and/or machine design and dynamics
  • Experience with structural and rotor-dynamic analysis software advantages (ANSYS, CFX, Maxwell, Shaft Designer, Dyrobes or similar)
  • Masters level qualification including knowledge of: Rotor Dynamics. Tribology, Gear Design, Machine Design, Turbo Machinery Design or Electrical Machine Design
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards professional accreditation
  • Applicable industry experience: Power Generation, Oil & Gas, Automotive (Engine or Powertrain), Nuclear, Marine, Defence and Aerospace

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave incentive 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 Secondary Propulsion team:

As part of the Secondary Propulsion Team, you will be involved in the design and development of the propulsion plant across all major systems and equipment alongside specifying and supporting the procurement of propulsion equipment. This will be an opportunity to help build a rotor-dynamics capability within the BAE Systems Submarines business to support delivery if the next generation of Nuclear Submarines for the Royal Navy. We offer relocation support packages across all Submarine 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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