Senior Operations Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Senior Operations Engineer

Location: Barrow

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Responsible for facilitating meetings regarding nuclear facility requirements with ALL stakeholders

  • Collation of all end user requirements

  • Procurement of Tooling and Equipment following correct business processes

  • Supporting the development of organisational processes

  • Responsible for liaising with stakeholders both internal and external

  • Understanding, developing and implementing greater customer and external relations

  • Accessing, have a clear understanding of and applying the Quality and HS&E Management System documentation, for example Process Instructions, Workmanship Standards, Risk Assessments etc, applicable to your particular work scope and to obey all HS&E rules and control measures

  • Identify, assess and manage risks in relation to the project

  • Perform project reporting, including consolidation of input from multiple sources to provide coherent narrative reports and support effective escalation when required

Your skills and experiences:


  • Industry knowledge – Operational Background(Any Trade Background – EG Electrical/Mechanical)

  • Must have good knowledge of Microsoft Packages

  • Ability to manage and plan small varied projects working with own initiative


  • Ability to analyse and interpret technical drawings

  • Project Management experience


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive

The Submarine Solutions team:

This is an exciting opportunity to work on world class products for our client The Royal Navy. There will be variety to your working day and you will be involved with through projects across Operations. There is fantastic opportunities to progress within the wider BAE Systems Maritime Submarines business unit and the employee will be important in driving their own personal development plan

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation


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