Principal Manufacturing Engineer – SSNA Infrastructure

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Operations / Manufacturing

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title: Principal Operations Engineer – SSNA Infrastructure

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 joining a team where every member has scope to influence change, establishing and owning all requirements for a new Production Line Operating Model for existing and new facilities  
  • While retaining appreciation for the current way of work within the production line, you will be able to bring forward fresh, innovative ideas for Process Improvement
  • This will see you Deploying new industrial capabilities and technologies and becoming Future Subject Matter Experts for areas throughout the new business
  • Using your knowledge and expertise to support business cases for operations improvements
  • Building and managing relationships with facility owners and Contractors, Networking / Interfacing cross function

Your skills and experiences:

  • HNC with extensive Engineering / Operations experience OR Appropriate degree with some Operations experience
  • Experience of Engineering oversight to major projects, oversight of facility configuration and management of system / facility health
  • People management and networking experience
  • Experience in facility and site management / process mapping 

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 Build & Test (SSNA Infrastructure) team:

Your new team will consist of experienced, proactive individuals, who oversee and lead change / change requirements within our business. Bringing forward ideas for improvements and leading / implementing these changes throughout the business and production lines.  Reporting to the Infrastructure management team you will be proactive in leading the delivery of highly complex, cross discipline projects. You will have the opportunity to improve and implement new processes on the production of these projects providing you with the opportunity to make a real impact through your work and on our World Class Submarines. 

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: 19th March 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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  • Diversity, equity and inclusion

    We want everyone here to feel valued and empowered to thrive. Who you are should never define what you can do. We believe when you bring together different people and different perspectives it inspires creativity and drives innovation. It helps us fulfil our purpose and it’s integral to our culture. Everyone is heard and respected here.
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    If you’re curious, hungry for more responsibility, and prepared to step out of your comfort zone, there are endless opportunities to grow with us. At every stage of your career our first-class training, coaching and development programmes, role models and mentors will help you embrace your potential and take the next step.
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    Great work deserves benefits that go beyond your salary. Whether it’s health, wellbeing, or financial security for you and your family – our flexible benefits help you focus on what’s important to you.
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  • Making an impact

    Together we embrace every opportunity to have a positive impact. On the world around us, our communities, and each other.
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