Technologist – Materials Technology (Non Metallic)

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job Title: Technologist –Non Metallic Materials Technology

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria – We also offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements with satellite offices in Frimley, Filton, Weymouth, Portsmouth and also home working. Please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Competitive

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide subject matter expert advice to BAE Systems Submarines as part of the design authority, for all aspects of non-metallic material safety assessments
  • Steer research and development opportunities for Non-Metallic Materials
  • Lead working groups within both the immediate business unit and the wider enterprise
  • Track external non-metallic material developments and identify potential business applications
  • Engage with academic leaders for external technology organisations and represent BAE Systems on external technology bodies
  • Provide solutions to engineering problems and technology input to support technical reviews
  • Assure the findings of local investigations, supplier queries and qualification plans for proposed design solutions
  • Advise and support the development of Material Engineers

Your skills and experiences:

  • Qualified to degree level (BEng/BSc) in either polymer, chemistry or a material related science/engineering based discipline
  • Attained C Eng or CSci
  • Detailed SME level knowledge and understanding of Non-Metallic Material properties and failure modes
  • Detailed understanding of the capability and use of test equipment used within Materials Technology Centre

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 Non Metallics team:

You will be working alongside other industry leading experts to develop holistic solutions and strategies for material applications in the design of Nuclear Submarines.  The team play a pivotal role in ensuring the safety of submarines which requires involvement in all aspects of the design.  We work end to end across the submarine build program from the selection and purchase of materials through to final installation and inspection.  This creates opportunities to build a full and detailed understanding of the programs and to support the business with varied problem solving. 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: 31st May 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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