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Commissioning Project Lead - RTS (Mechanical)

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title:Commissioning Project Lead – PTS (Mechanical)

Location: Barrow-In-Furness

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

    Collaborating with all relevant stakeholders about the T&C function in a timely, professional manner

      Being responsible for research, compilation, reviews & feedback of appropriate documentation to the required standard

        Identifying to the line manager the required team resource & experience

          Being responsible for delivering assigned activities in line with Company policy, procedures, and legislation

            Performing the role of line management to those Engineers identified in your hierarchy and demonstrate management behaviours

              Being accountable for directional responsibility for allocating & prioritising work, guiding day to day activities ensuring volume of workload is achievable & any issues are raised

                Supporting managers in offering coaching & development as well as providing input on performance reviews and career development

                  Being accountable for ensuring any Commissioning Engineers within their hierarchy are accurately booking their time

                  Your skills and experiences:


                    Detailed knowledge of safety controls & procedures in a high-risk operational environment

                      Ability to provide technical knowledge & instruction when required

                        Knowledge and understanding of Mechanical Testing and Pressure & Endurance Testing, and to provide technical guidance to Propulsion systems


                          Background in submarines or experience working on challenging engineering projects

                            Experience in authorising test documentation

                              HNC/HND/degree in engineering or equivalent 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 Test & Commissioning Team

                              As a Commissioning Project Lead, you will be the pivotal figure through the life cycle of the project and can significantly shape the direction it takes. You will be responsible for the administration, technical control & development of personnel in consistently achieving the following; Departmental goals, Performance metrics expectations and Milestones in accordance with the Contract Delivery Programme.

                              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.