Senior Consultant – Nuclear

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title: Senior Consultant – Nuclear

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: 

  • Act as safety engineering lead, providing recommendations through analysis to improve the safety engineering performance and delivery of departmental outputs
  • Facilitating the Reactor Plant build and commissioning delivery programme  through innovative engineering solutions and problem solving
  • Ensuring the maintenance of Reactor Plant design intent during the build and commissioning
  • Advise and conduct Intelligent Customer duties regarding documentation, advice and services provided to the business
  • Supporting assessment of plant design changes
  • Assessing plant build maturity for entry into subsequent build phases
  • Providing technically sound challenges to existing requirements
  • Writing and presenting reports to communicate nuclear safety matters to a variety of internal and external stakeholders

Your skills and experiences:

Essential: 

  • Degree Qualified Engineering/Physical Science discipline; Electrical, Mechanical, Nuclear, Materials, Chemistry, Physics
  • Knowledge of the nuclear industry and Nuclear Regulations 
  • Previous exposure to Engineering Lifecycle
  • Proven experience of justifying design change, ideally on a Nuclear plant
  • Previous Nuclear plant experience

Desirable:

  • Proven technical report writing skills
  • Presentation skill

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 Platform Nuclear Engineering team:

The Platform Nuclear Engineering Department is a growing capability to accommodate the growing Nuclear Engineering demand on the business as the shipyard takes on an unprecedented challenge of delivering multiple classes of Naval Reactor Plant.  The team covers activities ranging from design safety assurance, engineering/technical problem solving to practical innovation and improvement projects across the Engineering Lifecycle with a strong focus on the Build and Commission of the reactor plant.  There is ample opportunity for professional development and career progression. 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: 29th July 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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