Senior CAD Designer

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title:  Senior CAD Designer

Location: Barrow-In-Furness – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role

Salary: £35,000

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working in the Hull & Outfit team, you have the opportunity to enhance your design skills, getting involved in the design and production of the 3D model of the whole boat primary structure
  • This 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 also gain experience in producing 2D drawing outputs to support the manufacturing and production teams in product build and delivery of our World Class Submarines
  • Collaborating as a team, where you can learn from others, share best practice and improve our product and design to ensure we are meeting the clients expectations 

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. You will be surrounded and supported by other Designers such as 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.

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: 22nd 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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