Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

BAE Systems
Brettenham, UK
12 Jul 2019
27 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description - Principal Mechanical Design Engineer (00062248)Job Description Principal Mechanical Design Engineer-00062248Description Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

you like to play a key role in the design process within the Weapons Systems
Mechanical Engineering function? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal
Mechanical Design Engineer at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer, you will manage a team providing and
supporting the resolution of Engineering issues for the existing product
portfolio as required.

role will provide you with the opportunity to work as part of a
multi-disciplined team providing design and manufacturing solutions to support
weapon platforms.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal
Mechanical Design Engineer will involve:

to the planning, control and delivery of projects taking into account risk
management, quality and SHE in line with requirements and processes

in collaborative ventures at a technical level

specifications and developing designs in line with requirements and all quality
and technical standards

out investigations into operational problems and developing and preparing

customer requirements and their subsequent decomposition into functional system
and sub system design requirements

and reviewing technical reports

as a point of contact with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on engineering
matters, to resolve problems and issues and to maintain an awareness in both
parties of priorities and objectives

in internal and external meetings or design reviews with the customer

Your skills and qualifications as a Principal Mechanical
Design Engineer:


of Design qualification calculations including Structural / Stress analysis (MS
Excel, Mathcad, FEA (PTC Simulate/ANSYS)

qualification or experience in a relevant discipline/engineering environment

of Weapons Systems or design for military use

CAD (Ideally PTC Creo) experience

Design knowledge in Military or challenging environments


knowledge of technical office process standards and standard instructions (BMS
and LCM)

with PLM tools (TeamCenter) and links to the ERP system (SAP)

of Weapons Ordnance Components and Systems Engineering

What we're looking for in you:

You will be proactive worker with strong
problem-solving skills. You will communicate well and have the ability to
influence and manage relationships with senior internal and external
stakeholders. You will have a positive attitude, flexible and highly adaptable.

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, Cycle2work and many local and
national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual

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.

BAE Systems - Weapon Systems UK

As part of BAE
Systems Platforms and Services organisation in the USA, Weapon Systems (UK) designs,
develops, manufactures and supports artillery systems, naval guns, small and
medium calibre barrels and provides engineering capability to the wider BAE
systems business. Our global reach brings our customers a depth and
breadth of expertise that meet critical needs in the air, on land, and at sea. Our
mission strives for us to be our customer's trusted and affordable weapons
provider, delivering enhanced effects on target and complete mission solutions.
We are looking for innovation, commitment and drive to help define the future
of Weapon Systems capabilities.

Our UK
manufacturing site is based at BAE Systems Barrow in Furness site and is
supported by a design team which includes Electronics, Software and
Mechanical engineering disciplines. We pride ourselves on employing the
best professionals around. Our commitment to our employees and their
development is always a priority and our investment in you means working for us
will provide you with endless opportunities to create your desired career with
us. 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
Job EngineeringPrimary LocationGB-ENG-CMA-Barrow-in-FurnessClosing Date 24/Jul/19, 5:59:00 PM

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