Principal Engineer – Metrology (Dimensional Calibration)

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

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Job Description

Job Title: Principal Engineer – Metrology (Dimensional Calibration)

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: 

·       Contribute to ICS Dimensional team leadership when required – Including people management wherever required, resource management, workflow management, and workload signoff

·       Perform high end calibrations & repairs on a wide variety of Dimensional test, measurement and diagnostic equipment (TMDE) including maintaining and increasing capability, and capacity through investment projects

·       Deliver and measure effectiveness of specific on the job training/experiential learning to ICS Dimensional team members and apprentices/graduates

·       Design, review, and approve calibration procedures and measurement uncertainty budgets

·       Take part in a range of Quality audits (including UKAS/ISO 17025), achieving UKAS signatory status

·       Drive increase in issue of UKAS/ISO 17025 accredited parameters and certification issue

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

·       Extensive experience working in a precision Dimensional Calibration/metrology laboratory environment

·       Understanding of quality systems & standards (ISO 17025/ISO 9001)

·       Relevant academic qualification (STEM Degree, HNC/HND) or equivalent

Desirable:

·       Existing UKAS signatory status for Dimensional Calibration

·       Knowledge in creation of measurement uncertainty budgets to ISO 17025 level

·       Demonstrable use of automation software (PC Dimis, Fluke Metcal, Met/Track, Met/Teams, Labview)

·       Experience in Mechanical, Electrical, Temperature and other engineering calibrations

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 ICS Dimensional team:

The Calibration department currently supports 30,000 pieces of equipment per year, ranging from traditional analogue equipment through to state-of-the-art digital systems. ICS Dimensional Laboratory focuses on the calibration, maintenance, and repair of TMDE capable of making length, flatness, parallelism, surface roughness, angular, optical, screw gauge (1D) and CMM (3D) measurements. ICS Dimensional consists of around 8+ team members. ICS Dimensional sits alongside various other teams within the overall Calibration department, consisting of 50+ team members. 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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