BAE Systems is looking for Senior or Principal Engineers – Power Engineering in Barrow-in-Furness (UK)

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Oct 2, 2014
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[SIZE=11pt]Would you like to play a key role in delivering Submarines programmes for the UK Royal Navy? We currently have vacancies for Senior or Principal Engineers – Power Engineering at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]As a Senior or Principal Engineer – Power Engineering, you will be supporting our ongoing Submarine programmes throughout the design phases of the engineering lifecycle, ensuring that we deliver an effective Royal Navy capability and a platform that ensures the safety of its crew.[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]This role will provide you with a great opportunity to challenge and test your technical skills working on an interesting and unique product. You will also be supported with the career development and opportunities you need to fulfil your potential and keep you at the top of your game.[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Your main responsibilities as a Senior or Principal Engineer – Power Engineering will involve: [/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Undertaking functional design and providing specialist advice in any of the following areas:[/SIZE]

  • [SIZE=11pt]LV distribution including but not limited to 115V, 24V, 230v Distribution across primary, secondary and emergency systems[/SIZE]
  • [SIZE=11pt]HV and switchboards including but not limited to 440V, Main Battery, Switchboards and Load Centres[/SIZE]
  • [SIZE=11pt]Propulsion (Power) including Turbo and Diesel Generators, Variable Speed Drives and Synchronising[/SIZE]
  • [SIZE=11pt]Power Systems Analysis including Power Systems Modelling, Data Analysis [/SIZE]
[SIZE=11pt]Liaising with internal and external customers as part of a technical team[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Undertaking peer reviews[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Articulating and presenting technical arguments, clearly, logically and simply[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Executing, evaluating, delivering and managing complex engineering and/or cross functional tasks/ programmes of work recognising stakeholder and customer requirements[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Identifying and implementing opportunities for personal and team development to ensure that professional capability of the business and individual are maintained and improved[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Your skills and qualifications as a Senior or Principal Engineer – Power Engineering:[/SIZE]


[SIZE=11pt]Degree or equivalent qualification or experience in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) [/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Demonstrable experience of engineering system design in any of the technical specialities listed below:[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Electrical generators[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]High voltage switchgear[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Power system protection[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Power electronics[/SIZE]


[SIZE=11pt]Experience in Power system modelling and analysis using Matlab and Simulink[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Chartered Engineer status or willingness to achieve[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Background in Marine/Maritime engineering[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]What we're looking for in you:[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]You will be self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised and meet tight deadlines. At the same time, you will have excellent communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with the wider team when required, managing both internal and external stakeholders. The ability to proactively problem-solve is key to the success of this role.[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Location:[/SIZE][SIZE=10pt] Barrow-in-Furness[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Salary:[/SIZE][SIZE=10pt] Competitive[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]Benefits:[/SIZE][SIZE=10pt] 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.[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]BAE Systems[/SIZE]

[SIZE=11pt]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.[/SIZE]

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