Senior Commissioning Engineer – Mechanical (Weapons)

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

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Job Description

Job title: Senior Commissioning Engineer-Mechanical (Weapons)

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:

  • To carry out routine work with limited supervision & have an understanding of safety consequences in a high risk environment
  • Liaise/Interface with relevant stakeholders to ensure activities are undertaken in a safe & compliant manner
  • Instruct & mentor less experiences members of the team within your knowledge & competency
  • Responsible for research, review & feedback of appropriate documentation to the required standard
  • Keep full and accurate records of work activities carried out as required by policy, procedure & legislation
  • Accountable for your own actions
  • Responsible for self-development and attending any mandatory training requirements
  • To represent the Company on Contractors Sea Trials and other outworking requirements
  • Responsible for delivering assigned activities in line with Company policy, procedures, and legislation
  • Demonstrates and awareness of product knowledge
  • At all times to be conversant with the Quality and SHE controls and measures

Your skills and experiences:

  • Weapon handling and discharge
  • Submerge signal ejectors and pyrotechnics
  • Combat systems masts
  • Experience of inbuilt submarines and testing of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Experience of conducting pressure tests
  • Experience of flushing to cleanliness standards
  • Experience of conducting mechanical inspections

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 Mechanical Weapons Team:

You have opportunities to work on various submarines and also have the chance to progress your career within BAE. You will work with various different stakeholders such as the Navy and MOD in order to assist with the submarine delivery.

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: 21st 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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  • Reward and benefits

    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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