Principal Engineer – Technology (TDP’s)
Would you like to play key engineering role within the technology sector? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer – Technology (TDP’s) at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.
As a Principal Engineer – Technology (TDP’s), you will be responsible for leading Technology Demonstrator Programmes (TDPs). You will be responsible for identifying and progressing new ones with the objective of benefiting the submarine platform programme, this could be within the design or build phase.
This role will provide you with a great opportunity to work on new and exciting projects, with the chance or career progression.
Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer – Technology (TDP’s) will involve:
Working with the Technology Management team and the wider stakeholder community to identify areas where a technology solution would benefit the submarine platform programme
Producing statements of work to support designs and manufacture contracts
Applying engineering knowledge to identify and apply appropriate technologies
Project leading TDPs as appropriate
Developing statements of work to support designs and manufacture contracts
Carrying out engineering feasibility studies and benefits analyses
Your skills and qualifications as a Principal Engineer – Technology (TDP’s):
Degree in a qualified engineering sector or equivalent experience
Awareness of commercial and/or procurement practices for contract placement and supplier down-selection processes
Demonstrable experience in key stakeholder management
What we're looking for in you:
You will be a methodical thinker, with a natural ability for problem-solving and have a keen interest in robotics. You will also possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
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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