Senior Welding Engineer

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job Title: Senior Welding Engineer

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:

  • Providing welding engineering guidance and technical support to structural and piping areas across the Submarines business unit
  • Supporting and undertaking Procedure Qualification Record development, testing and qualification of welding procedure specifications to support process improvements within the production environment
  • Assisting with preparation and transmittal of welding documentation to production areas
  • Monitoring weld quality within structural and piping areas and reporting findings to internal stakeholders
  • Investigating and evaluating emerging process technology and consumables for suitability to submarine construction
  • Liaising with internal departments to ensure welding process control is enforced and maintained
  • Conducting routine process audits within production areas to investigate defect trends and facilitate improvement and reporting findings for line management review

Your skills and experiences:

  • Degree qualified, or equivalent, in a relevant engineering subject
  • Recognised Welding Institute Qualifications – European Welding Technologist (EWT) or above
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of the main welding processes typically used for structural and piping applications within a heavy engineering environment and familiarity with associated national and international codes and specification
  • Demonstrable experience of developing welding procedure specifications for ferrous and non-ferrous materials used for structural and piping applications
  • Knowledge of mechanised, orbital and/or automated welding techniques would be advantageous

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 Welding Engineering team:

The welding engineering team is part of the Materials Technology Department and comprises approximately 20 multi skilled welding engineers and technicians working across the three submarine programmes, providing technical support for all weld related activities on site and adjacent BAE businesses.  Working with a wide range of metallic materials and welding processes, the team are responsible for the development and implementation of new and innovative processes to maintain our position at the forefront of weld engineering and process technology.

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: 17th 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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