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BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Location: Barrow-in-Furness
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Hardware Engineering
Category: Management Jobs
Engineering Manager – Shore Integration Facility

Would you like to play a key role in the development and delivery of submarine combat systems? We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As an Engineering Manager you will be working within a brand new facility which is an integral part of the successful delivery of the platform. You will be responsible for the management of the internal communications team and the control and instrumentation team, ensuring that the facility is run in accordance with the agreed quality framework, management plans and processes, whilst being responsible for deliverable outputs.

This role will provide you with exposure to the wider BAE Systems business and the opportunity for progression.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineering Manager – Shore Integration Facility will involve:

Ensuring that the internal communication platform data systems and C&I capability designs are achievable and justified

Making sure internal communication platform data systems and C&I capability designs have been subjected to appropriate levels of rigour and lifecycle

Ensuring that internal communication platform data systems and C&I infrastructure and equipment procurement is achieved in line with the agreed spend forecast.

Delivering the overall validation and verification activities in line with the programme, ensuring that customer and user requirements are elicited and agreed, and that systems and equipment are compliant with these requirements

Ensuring all relevant LfE is fed back into the submarine programme across all engineering disciplines and across relevant functions e.g. other integration facilities, supply chain, quality department

Your skills and qualifications as an Engineering Manager – Shore Integration Facility:


Degree qualified in relevant engineering disciplines e.g. BEng (Hons) / MSC (Eng) or equivalent

Knowledge of electrical and communications systems

Demonstrable experience in communicating to senior management both oral and written

Experience in a test and trials environment


Knowledge of information assurance, product security and routes to accreditation with MOD DIAS

Experience of working with the MOD, including knowledge of the MOD Engineering Lifecycle

Knowledge of integration of complex systems into platforms

Knowledge of product safety policy and processes

Knowledge of submarine systems, design and operation, including transverse aspects, safety and certification

What we're looking for in you:

To be a successful Engineering Manager within the Shore Integration Facility you will have high level of communication skills both written and oral and be technically minded. It is important to also be analytically minded and diplomatic. Being able to thrive under pressure is also essential for this position.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Submarines – Combat Systems

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century. It currently employs approximately 7,700 people, with 500 of these working for Combat Systems across our sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Ash Vale, Broad Oak, Filton, Frimley and Weymouth.

We are currently responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of the Royal Navy's latest and most capable generation of attack submarines, as well as their intelligent Combat Systems trusted to detect threats in the naval environment.

Our Combat Systems team designs, builds, integrates and supports all of the submarine combat systems in the UK fleet – essentially, the eyes and ears of each platform. We provide through-life support for combat systems, sensors and radars, and deliver complex programmes and technologies by applying expert programme management and world-class engineering.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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