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BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Location: Barrow-in-Furness
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Hardware Engineering
Category: Software Jobs
Senior Engineering Manager - Mechanical

Would you like to lead an Engineering team in
the Astute Programme? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineering
Manager - Mechanical in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Senior Engineering Manager - Mechanical, you
will be part of one of the most exciting, complex and challenging engineering
projects in the world today where we’re harnessing the unique skills of our
workforce and drawing on years of experience to deliver a step change in
capability for the Astute Class of submarines. The Astute class is designed and
engineered to be the stealthiest submarine of her type, equipped with the
latest and most powerful sonar suite and secure communications facilities,
while exhibiting a low noise signature and optimum detection avoidance

This role will be within the Astute Class
programme, supporting the build of the new Class of Submarine, supporting the
operations teams and implementing capability enhancements into the design, as requested
by the Customer, the UK MoD.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior
Engineering Manager - Mechanical are as follows:

To lead an Engineering Team with responsibility
for Platform Mechanical Systems to ensure delivery of the Astute Programme

Manage the day to day activities of the
Mechanical Team alongside EDM Safety, EDM Propulsion, EDM Electrical, EDM
Nuclear, EDM Integrated Systems, EDM Combat Systems, EDM Payload and EDM

To use and manage available SQEP resource
within the Stage 1 Mechanical Team to solve emerging issues with the aim of
avoiding delays to schedule and delivery.

To work closely with the Office of the Chief
Engineer to ensure agree and gain approval of Engineering outputs which are
compliant with contractual and non-contractual requirements

Technical Lead for RFQ bids, including Phase
Review Approval

Maintain and provide authorisation for System
Design Descriptions for Astute Stage 1 Mechanical Systems

To liaise with both internal and external
customers as required, providing solutions to Engineering defects, design
queries and process improvement where necessary to maintain the Astute Delivery

Working Closely with Operations, QA, QC, Supply
Chain, DTO, Projects, EPAD, ILS, MoD and Ships Company to provide Engineering
Technical Authority for Astute Mechanical systems

Specify and maintain Mechanical Team budget,
schedule and resource to meet Project Engineering tasking and being accountable
to the Control Account Manager (CAM)

Review and give TA approval to ships operating
documentation via SubSOC

Your skills and qualifications:


Chartered Engineer


Management Experience

Submarine Experience

What we're looking for in you:


Clear communicator

Ability to lead their teams effectively



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,
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

Our Submarines business has been safely
delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with
its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are
responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these
state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each
weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard
class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the
Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought
is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton,
Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing
the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something
important; something you can be proud of.

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.

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/or
your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the

Due to the volume of applications we receive,
we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as
early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE

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