Principal Engineer – Metrology

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title: Principal Metrology Engineer

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: Competitive

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Review the impact of problems, issues and solutions that impact across platforms, systems, assemblies, and units to ensure that there is no unforeseen impact between or across remedial solutions and other systems on the platform or unit
  • Lead, coach and mentor teams, ensure that they understand the systems and protocols associated with the work and task, ensure that their work is reviewed and approved
  • Ensure work of the team meets quality, cost, and schedule requirements. Complete and report status against own and team’s workload
  • Analyse problems related to platform and support system issues generate proposed solutions that impact on operation, efficiency and performance improvement
  • Review solutions including all documentation and approved data and either approve solution (where approval is within own limits of authority) or submit and sponsor approval from higher level authority

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • CMI L5 / HNC / HND or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience in Metrology, Calibration, or other related field
  • Experience with apprenticeship standards, developing and coaching new starters
  • Ability to apply depth of expertise relating to engineering systems in order to resolve the most complex challenges, issues and faults associated with installation, commissioning, operation, and performance of systems
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining direct contact and interface with the customer and management and delivery of projects

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 Instrumentation Calibration Services (ICS) team:

You will be working with a team that is responsible for the calibration, maintenance, managed collection, storage and delivery of test and production equipment on the Barrow site.  As a Principal Engineer, you will research problems and issues, gather information from a range of physical and informational sources, review defects on platform or assembly to gain a complete understanding of the problem and all relevant circumstances. 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: 20th 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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