Senior Engineer – Mechanical Engineering (Propulsion)

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job Title: Senior Engineer – Mechanical (Propulsion)

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

Salary: Competitive 

What you’ll be doing:  

  • Support the design of systems, sub-systems and equipment for the next generation Royal Navy submarines
  • Undertake functional design activities, modelling and analysis
  • Produce design documentation, Verification & Validation evidence and safety justifications
  • Support specification qualification and procurement of components, working collaboratively with suppliers
  • Undertake peer reviews / checking to support engineering governance activities

Your skills and experiences:

  • Experience with rotating machinery design and specification – Gearing, Shafts, Bearings and couplings (electrical machine experience also desirable) OR Experience with fluid systems design – Compressible and/or Incompressible Fluid Systems, Thermo-dynamics, Heat Transfer, Pumps and Control Valves
  • Experience with pressure vessel design – pressure piping and vessels to internationally recognised standards (ASME BPVC, PD 5500, EN 13445 etc.)
  • Familiarity with engineering lifecycle through concept design, detailed design, manufacture, test & commissioning, operation and disposal
  • Chartered engineer or working towards professional accreditation

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 Propulsion team:

As a part of the Propulsion team, you will be involved in the design and development of the propulsion plant across all major systems and equipment alongside specifying and supporting the procurement of all propulsion equipment.

This role provides a unique opportunity to be involved at the early stages of design, helping to shape and drive the design forward. You will be working with a broad range of key stakeholders including the MoD and, with an expanding team, there will be clear opportunities for career progression. Experience in industries such as Maritime, Defence, Aerospace, Oil and Gas or Nuclear could be beneficial for this role.

 

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: 8th 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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