BAE Systems

BAE Systems Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, UK
17 Apr, 2018
Full Time
Would you like to understand how investment & change activities are identified, prioritised and managed at the portfolio level in order to deliver the business strategy? We currently have a vacancy for a Project Manager at our site in Barrow.   As a Project Manager, you will be supporting the Senior Project Manager - Investment and Change, through advising the Business on change and investment opportunities with a focus on managing the consolidated benefits of the change portfolio in order to inform strategic decision making. You will project manage the specific change and investment projects benefit realisation plans, report status, raise risks, issues and drive a consistent application of the submarines benefits management framework.   This role will provide you with the opportunity to shape and develop the role itself. Together with working in the portfolio office, which will give you a unique insight into the business at all levels and across all programmes, with exposure to Directors and Senior Managers, this role will give you the opportunity to progress into many different areas of the business.     Your main responsibilities as a Project Manager will involve:    P roject managing an integrated approach to the portfolio investment and change lifecycle from initial identification, through solution development to implementation and close out of the investment.   Supporting analysis and reporting of Investment and Change activities to support strategic decision making with a focus on benefits   Developing and managing a "good practice" Submarines benefits management framework, supporting programmes and functions to develop tailored strategies aligned to the framework   Validation of benefits strategies for programmes and functions   Supporting programmes and functions through the benefits lifecycle from identifying and quantifying benefit, agreeing benefit measures and tracking and validating benefits realisation   Aggregating individual benefits to a portfolio of benefits identifying double counting and dis-benefits, incorporating outcomes and reporting in the overall end to end investment processes   Advising the business on appropriate causes of action if benefit realisation deviates from commitment feeding recommendations into Integration Authority   Supporting and providing evidence benefits realisation to the customer through agreed and contractual mechanisms such as SEPP   Developing and deploying portfolio investment, change & benefits management processes, aligned to the joint approach and in support of the Programme Controls Transformation activities, in order to ensure effective and consistent management across the product portfolio     Your skills and qualifications as a Project Manager :   Project management experience with complex multi-stakeholder programmes and portfolio   Experience managing and influencing senior stakeholders   Ability to identify, deploy, analyse and monitor appropriate KPIs and measure   Stakeholder and Customer focused ability to build new and existing relationships   What we're looking for in you:   You will be self-confident, with excellent communication skills. You will have the ability to use your own initiative, whilst influencing those around you. You will be able to work in a team and have strong stakeholder management skills.     Salary:  Competitive   Location:  Barrow     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   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.   Inspiring Work, Inspiring People
BAE Systems Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, UK
17 Apr, 2018
Full Time
Would you like to be involved in shaping the perception of our Submarines business? We currently have a vacancy for an External Communications Manager at our site in Barrow-in-Furness. As External Communications Manager, you will be responsible for all media relations on behalf of the Submarines business, working with a network of internal and external contacts to deliver communications in support of strategic aims and objectives. You will have close working relationships with key media contacts and undertake media management duties, including acting as a company spokesperson, where appropriate.   The role reports directly to the Head of Communications for Submarines. Your main responsibilities as an External Communications Manager will involve:  Developing and delivering media communications for the Submarines business Having close working relationships with key media contacts, across print, broadcast and digital channels Using digital media effectively to deliver media relations activity Acting as a spokesperson for the Submarines business, where appropriate Developing strong working relationships with the head office communications function and peers across BAE Systems Liaising with key Government communications departments Leading a small team in the delivery of media relations Your skills and qualifications: Expert domain knowledge in PR and media with a strong track record of delivery in either communications or journalism Experienced and innovative in using digital and social media channels Experienced in dealing with print, broadcast and digital media outlets Good networking and relationship-building skills People management experience What we're looking for in you: You will be a strategic thinker and able to identify opportunities to positively promote the company.  You should be confident working individually or as part of a team and have a track record of delivering to tight deadlines. You will also have excellent verbal and written communication skills. 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, childcare vouchers, 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. 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. Inspiring Work, Inspiring People
£35,576 yearly
BAE Systems Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, UK
17 Apr, 2018
Full Time
Would you like to work in a team responsible for keeping everyone safe and healthy at work? We currently have a position as a SHE Advisor at our site in Barrow.   As a Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Advisor, you will be involved in one of the most exciting engineering programmes in the UK, providing professional and accurate SHE advice to ensure safe systems of work in the construction and delivery of both Astute and Dreadnought Submarines.   This role will provide you with excellent career progression opportunities and you will be fully supported in your development with your SHE career.   Y our main responsibilities as a SHE Advisor will involve: Ensuring that there is timely and consistent advice, support, coaching and governance of SHE standards and legislation to support all non-build delivery activities across the organisation Supporting in the development and embedding of an improved safety culture in the business across all submarines sites and support the SHE improvement programme Supporting the production of quality audits and investigations, and produce evidence and reports Ensuring professional and accountable interface with all stakeholders including all functional leads, regulators, contractors and customers Ensuring all applicable aspects of the Safety Health and Environment Operational Plan and Strategy is delivered to schedule across all submarine sites Providing support to the investigation of accidents, incidents and non-conformances, producing comprehensive reports with root cause analysis   Your skills and qualifications:   Essential: Nebosh Certificate or equivalent NVQ in health and safety Previous experience of working as a SHE professional in a heavy manufacturing/ engineering environment Working knowledge of SHE Regulations, Approved Codes of Practice and Guidance Demonstrable experience of driving safety culture and safety improvements Investigation and Report writing experience   Desirable: IEMA certificate Previous experience of working in a Manufacturing or Production environment Ability to deliver training / coaching Working towards Chartered Membership of IOSH or equivalent professional membership   What we're looking for in you: You will be a team player with the ability to work off your own initiative. You will be a creative thinker who can come up with solutions to problems and take responsibility for delivering solutions. You will be an excellent communicator who has the ability to interface with all levels of personnel.   Location:  Barrow Salary:  £35,576 +   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 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.   Inspiring Work, Inspiring People
BAE Systems Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, UK
17 Apr, 2018
Full Time
Quality Inspector – Dimensional Control Would you like to take an integral role in supporting the Dimensional Control element of the Quality function on our state of the art Dreadnaught programme? We currently have a vacancy for a Quality Inspector – Dimensional Control at our site in Barrow-In-Furness.   As a Quality Inspector – Dimensional Control, you will have responsibility for carrying out inspections and having the ability to specialise in key inspection disciplines whilst compiling reports of inspections undertaken. This role is extremely interesting, challenging & rewarding. The work is different from day to day and the tasks are varied and can be extremely complicated. You will be involved in many different aspects of submarine build from design and build to commissioning whilst working with a wide range of stakeholders.   Your main responsibilities as a Quality Inspector – Dimensional Control will involve:   Carrying out as built surveys and analysis of the product through the various stages of build using the latest 3D measuring equipment.   Taking Lessons learnt from Astute (LfE) and feeding back into the Dreadnaught team whilst learning both the program processes and deliverables. Large volume metrology surveys of submarine structures Establishment of datum’s for the whole Dreadnaught Programme Weapons alignment Propulsion (Rudder and Hydroplane alignment) Sonar Alignment (Bow and Flank array) Modelling and pre prediction of alignment fit up   Your skills and qualifications:   Essential Demonstrable knowledge of Engineering Ability to interpret drawings and or CAD models Previous trades experience within construction or manufacturing Previous experience in surveying NVQ Level 3 in a related discipline or equivalent qualification or experience   Desirable Ideally be from an engineering background Previous metrology or surveying knowledge would be greatly beneficial Experience and proficiency with SAP Submarine, heavy engineering or aircraft build experience Experience or knowledge of Spatial Analyzer software (Polyworks will also be considered as we will be using it in the near future) HNC in a related discipline or equivalent qualification or experience   What we're looking for in you: You will have excellent communication and all round stakeholder management skills with the ability to build good working relations at all levels whilst being able to push back where appropriate. A proactive attitude with a keen eye for detail is essential to the success of this role   Location:  Barrow-In-Furness Salary:  £29,780   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 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. Inspiring Work, Inspiring People