Engineering Manager - Electrical Systems


Job summary

BAE Systems
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Engineering Manager - Electrical Systems

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Filton - we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: Competitive

What you'll be doing:

  • Leading & managing an engineering team to deliver the functional design and definition of Electrical Power Systems equipment
  • Managing the processes and reviews of technical documentation
  • Managing associated technical risks, assumptions and dependencies
  • Providing advice on electrical power technical aspects across a broad range of engineering disciplines
  • Engaging with customers and suppliers to provide solutions to complex problems
  • Taking a leading role by guiding the team through the systems definition process
  • Providing leadership and mentoring of more junior team members to ensure the necessary capability and skills development

Your skills and experiences:

  • Degree qualified Electrical Engineering or equivalent Engineering background
  • Engineering Chartership required (or equivalent experience demonstrated)
  • Significant knowledge of AC and DC electrical power systems
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Team Leadership 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 Electrical Power Systems Definition team:

Working on the UK's next-generation SSN design that incorporates technology from the UK, Australia and the United States you will be part of the Electrical Power team who are responsible for leading a team of engineers in defining the system elements required to feed into the submarine design and build process, including design documentation, spatial modelling and build outputs.

This role will provide you with an opportunity to travel to various locations throughout the UK, including various BAE, customer and supplier sites.

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.

Closing Date: 23rd May 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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