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Job Ref:  00042412
Employer:  BAE Systems
Industry:  Marine
Power & Energy
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Cheshire
City:  Barrow-In-Furness
Post Code:  LA13
12/10/2016 08:07

Principal Engineer (Electrical Assurance)

Would you like to apply technical understanding to both the current and future class of submarine? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer (Electrical Assurance) at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Principal Engineer (Electrical Assurance), you will be providing the Chief Engineer (Assurance and Safety) with technical assurance advice relevant to the electrical engineering associated equipment, procedures, transversals and standards that have an impact on electrical systems and equipment operation, performance and safety; including Naval Reactor Plant (NRP), Propulsion and Platform systems.

This role will provide you with a real opportunity to gain a broad overview of a complex system.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer (Electrical Assurance) will involve:

Reviewing plans for surveillance and audit for all aspects of the submarine electrical activities and systems including through life capability and support

Working closely with Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Engineering, Projects and MoD in delivering assurance against design intent for build and commissioning phases of submarine production

Applying the Quality and Health, Safety & Environmental Management (HS&E) System documentation including process instructions, workmanship standards and risk assessments applicable to the scope of work, and to obey all HS&E rules and control measures

Compiling assurance evidence through review, surveillance and audit of Electrical Systems design, build, commissioning, and certification process, plans, activities and outputs, ensuring required levels of compliance, safety, performance and security

Conducting assurance of sub-contractors, supplier design, build activities and outputs as required by the technical assurance programme

Identifying and monitoring electrical engineering issues emerging from all product lifecycle stages that compromise or modify design intent, ensuring appropriate ownership and management to a satisfactory conclusion

Providing assurance evidence supporting the arrangements for safe management of electrical systems and components

Reviewing project surveillance evidence in support of qualifications, legislative requirements and safety justifications and provide specialist support for associated activities

Your skills and qualifications:

Demonstrable knowledge and experience of safety and engineering life cycles applied to maritime platforms within comparable safety critical industries

Electrical knowledge of maritime systems in either control and instrumentation or distribution

Experience of Health and Safety Management Systems

Demonstrable experience in technical briefings

Experience overseeing the integration of systems into complex platform domains

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to have strong stakeholder engagement capability and the ability to quickly establish professional relationships to ensure electrical generation and Control and indication systems are at the forefront of engineering solutions. You must also have the ability to influence others, whilst putting forward clear, concise and credible reasoning to support engineering decisions.

We are looking for an autonomous, motivated person. Taking responsibility for your own work, you will be confident to work without immediate supervision to ensure the swift and accurate delivery of high quality work

Salary: Competitive

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

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

BAE Systems Maritime Submarines has been safely delivering world class submarines to the Royal Navy for more than a century. BAE Systems Maritime Submarines is home to the design, build, test and commissioning of the Astute class - the Royal Navy's latest and most capable generation of attack submarines. In total, seven of these state-of-the-art vessels will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Split across nine UK locations, and with more than 5,000 employees, the business is also the industry lead for the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines.

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.

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