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Electrical Assurance Engineer

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BAE Systems Plc
30 July 2014
13 August 2014
Matthew Jeffery
Contract Type
£35000 - £45000 per annum

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Principal Engineer Assurance (Electrical)

An opportunity has arisen for a Principal Engineer Assurance (Electrical) to join BAE Systems at our site in Barrow-in-Furness. The successful Principal Engineer Assurance (Electrical)will be working across the whole Engineering function across the Astute and Successor submarines, providing assurance that the design intent is maintained.

The role will cover all electrical aspects including Control & Instrumentation, Power and software, and will give you an opportunity to be an integral part of the UK’s most exciting defence project in generations.

As Principal Engineer Assurance (Electrical) your main responsibilities will involve:

Reviewing documentation pertaining to the design and production of submarines

Undertaking reviews and technical assessment of electrical design aspects at various stages

Reviewing plans for surveillance and audit for all aspects of Submarine electrical activities and systems including through life capability and support

Working closely with QA, QC, Engineering, DTO, Projects and MOD in delivering assurance against design intent for build and commissioning phases of Submarine production

Compiling assurance evidence through review, surveillance and audit of electrical design, build and certification activities and outputs, as required by the Technical Assurance Programme

Conducting assurance of sub-contractors and suppliers design and build activities and outputs, as required by the Technical Assurance Programme

Identifying and monitoring issues emerging from all product lifecycle stages that compromise design intent, ensuring appropriate ownership and management to a satisfactory conclusion

Supporting the development and delivery of the CE (Assurance) Technical and Safety Assurance Programmes

Providing assurance against qualification evidence and statements from testing, trials and other product proving work

Reviewing project and surveillance evidence in support of qualification, legislative requirements and safety justifications and provide specialist support for associated activities

Liaising with both internal and external customers as required, giving assurance that their requirements are adequately supported

As Principal Engineer Assurance (Electrical) your skills and qualifications must include:

HND qualified (or equivalent) with relevant industry experience or degree qualified in Electrical Engineering

Submarine experience

As Principal Engineer Assurance (Electrical) your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Nuclear experience

Software experience or understanding

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for an autonomous, motivated person. Taking responsibilities for your own work, you will be confident to work without immediate supervision to ensure the swift and accurate delivery of high quality work.

Grade: S5

Salary: £35,414+ depending on experience

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

BAE Systems Maritime Submarine

BAE Systems Submarine Solutions has been safely delivering world class submarines to the Royal Navy for more than a century. It is home to the design, build, test and commissioning of the Astute class - the largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. In total seven of these state-of-the-art vessels will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

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