Senior CAD Designer – Electrical

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title: Senior CAD Designer – Electrical

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: Negotiable, depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Direct involvement with the design of our World Class Submarines, joining the team responsible for producing 3D models of Electrical Systems and Equipment Integration
  • Using the CAD toolset to produce 3D models of electrical routed systems and electrical equipment integration e.g. switchboards and power units etc.
  • Mature and develop 2D electrical schematics / system diagrams
  • Producing outputs (including 2D drawings and electronic data) to support manufacturing, installation and testing of our products
  • Developing and maintaining close working relationships with other design teams and stakeholders
  • Working as a team to produce an integrated design that meets the customer’s expectations and agreed set of requirements
  • Working with a mentor to develop your skills with tailored training and learning opportunities

Your skills and experiences:

  • Relevant apprenticeship, engineering qualification or previous experience as an Electrical Designer / Draughtsperson e.g. HNC, ONC or degree qualification in relevant STEM subject or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in electrical compartment integration and Engineering Standards at component and sub-component / assembly level
  • Knowledge and understanding of electrical routed systems at both 2D and 3D level
  • Understanding of CAD toolsets and techniques

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 Electrical Design team:

Joining the Design team will provide you with the exciting opportunity to make the future more secure for everyone. No two days will be the same as you work with a powerful combination of advanced technology and cutting-edge products on World Class Submarine programmes.
You will be supported in your role with training and mentoring from colleagues to ensure you are always set up for success. Your role will also include producing a Bill of Materials for your specific area in the Submarine Design, providing you with the interesting challenge of working with varied stakeholder groups to drive the successful resolution of design vs spatial problems. You can also enjoy a variety of future career progression choices across our numerous business areas; including Principal Designer or leadership roles within the team.

These roles also offer paid overtime, subject to business requirements. 

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: 12th April 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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