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Principal Engineer - Support Engineering (LSA & Supply Support)

BAE Systems
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Principal Engineer - Support Engineering (LSA & Supply Support)

We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer - Support Engineering (LSA & Supply Support) at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Principal Engineer - Support Engineering (LSA & Supply Support), you will be responsible for the development of the Supportability, Obsolescence and Disposal Strategies of the Active Vehicle Control Management System across the AVC "One Team" to meet the overall AVC programme requirements to schedule and quality.

This role will provide you with the opportunity of delivering core duties whilst undertaking continued professional development and undertaking succession planning.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer - Support Engineering (LSA & Supply Support) will involve:

Developing and managing a RACI (Responsible, Accountable, Consulted and Informed) Matrix for Supportability across the "AVC One Team"

Ensuring the "AVC One Team" Plans and Processes are valid and available for the end to end Supportability Lifecycle

Interfacing with Integrated Logistic Support Teams to ensure the AVCM strategies support the Whole Boat Supportability Strategies

Developing a full understanding of the available Supportability Documentation Hierarchy, and how it drives the development of the AVCM System Supportability strategies

Interfacing with the Shore Integration Facility and Test & Commissioning Teams to ensure the Plans and Processes are valid and available to support the AVCM Supportability Strategy

Ensuring any AVCM Supportability Requirements are captured and fit for purpose

Providing the Supportability element during design and documentation reviews

Facilitating Workshops and Stakeholder engagement to assist in the development and maturation of the AVCM Supportability Strategies

Maintaining close liaison with key stakeholders

Ensuring technical activities are performed in accordance with engineering procedures and are compliant with the AVC Engineering Management Plan and associated subservient plans

Ensuring that safety management is applied in accordance with the Safety, Environmental and Legislative Management Plan

Appreciation of Supportability Processes; Maintainability Analysis Report (MAR), Level of Repair Analysis (LoRA), Maintenance Task Analysis (MTA), Mean Time to Repair (MTTR), Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM), Training Needs Analysis (TNA)

Your skills and qualifications:

Demonstrable understanding of support engineering activities in accordance with defence & international standards such as DEFSTAN00600 and or ASDS3000L

Degree or equivalent (HND) and relevant experience in a STEM subject

Member of or working towards membership of IET/ IMECHe

Ideally a member of a professional qualification organisation or working towards

Application of support engineering principles within a defence environment

Knowledge and experience of working within complex engineering projects

What we're looking for in you:

You will be an excellent communicator enabling you to execute, evaluate, deliver and manage complex engineering and/or cross functional tasks or programmes of work, recognising stakeholder and customer requirements. You will be able to identify and implement opportunities for personal and team development to ensure that professional capability of the business and individual are maintained and improved.

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 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 challenges.

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.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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 organisation.

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 Systems.

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