Principal Operations Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Principal Operations Engineer

Location: Barrow-in-Furness (Onsite)


What you’ll be doing:

    Developing and overseeing the implementation of department processes

      Communicating effectively with the team, management, contractors, and customers and developing efficient customer relations with other areas of the business and external customers

        Producing documentation accordingly e.g., process instructions

          Responsibility for liaising with planning and other technical departments

            Responsibility for developing innovative process solutions which link to own and other key business areas and identifying development opportunities

              Being conversant with the Quality and HS&E Management Systems, specifically the processes and documentation, training & risk assessments

                Deploying the applicable Quality Management System and HS&E documentation to your team ensuring they have both a thorough understanding of the content, risks and control measures and can ultimately demonstrate their competence to apply them

                Your skills and experiences:


                  Ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers and customers

                    A solid understanding of HS&E Requirements and knowledge and demonstrable experience of engineering regulations

                      Experience in Technical document writing and reporting experience (Reports, Specifications etc)

                        Good knowledge of end-to-end Test and Commissioning processes within Teamcenter

                          Experience working with SAP and skilled in Microsoft Packages

                            Project Management understanding and experience


                              A recognised trade background with indentures and 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 Operations team:

                              The main aim is to afford assurance that SMITE Test and Commissioning comply with relevant standards, statutory regulations, and safety requirements. This is an exciting opportunity to utilise leadership and development skills to coach a team to achieve their work programme through the utilisation of performance measures (Cost, Schedule, Quality and Safety).

                              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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