Engineer (Non Metallic Materials)
Would you like to work in a technology and research function? We currently have two vacancies for Engineers (Non Metallic Materials) at our site in Barrow-in-Furness, one of these positions is part time and one is full time.
As an Engineer (Non Metallic Materials), you will be responsible for areas of materials assessment and become recognised and trusted point of contact for an area of non-metallic materials.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to become a practitioner of legislation and standards, as well as an opportunity to work towards your chartership.
Your main responsibilities as an Engineer (Non Metallic Materials) will involve:
Being involved in material assessment to specific standards and legislations
Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to obtain accurate information and contributing to discussions and outcomes as to the optimum material to be used
Being a technical lynch pin with stakeholders, steering the review of material to bring a decision on usage or recommendations on alternative material solutions and then presenting that information back to the customer
Your skills and qualifications:
Degree or equivalent experience in a STEM related discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) or equivalent experience in a materials capacity
Demonstrable materials awareness and lab practice experience
Demonstrable ability to be able to handle information and reports
Appreciation of governing legislations and standards involved with marine applications – desirable
What we're looking for in you:
We are looking for you to have the ability to conduct yourself professionally to customer and have awareness of self-development areas.
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.
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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