Principal Manufacturing Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Principal Manufacturing Engineer - Manufacturing Systems of Work

Location: Barrow-in-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role.


What you’ll be doing:

    Understanding the capabilities being delivered

      Creating documents

        Defining 'As Is' and 'To Be' process maps and documents

          Understanding the data architecture, and attributes as part of these activities

            Identifying any process workflows and data required

              Collaborating with others

                Creating plans to deliver required outputs

                  Taking responsibility for own delivery

                    Working to common objectives as a team

                      Leading and supporting others to achieve delivery of goals

                      Your skills and experiences:

                        Honours Degree in a STEM subject or Equivalent Experience in Manufacturing Engineering

                          Experience with process writing, map creation, and the ability to deliver presentations


                          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 leave incentive.

                          The Manufacturing team:

                          As a Principal Manufacturing Engineer, you will work with a team whose objective is to deliver a strategic improvement project, Manufacturing System of Work, into the BAE SYSTEMS Submarines business. As part of this exciting business change and transformation, the role will be to understand and deliver new business capabilities which enable the Manufacturing System of Work and improve business performance. As part of the MSoW delivery, a new MES toolset, SAP PE&O will be deployed, where your role will be to understand and create the data and processes required for the target operating model and achieve alignment to that required by SAP PE&O.

                          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.

                          You’ve got this!