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Reactor Commissioning Manager – Electrical

Posted: 11/01/19
Recruiter:BAE Systems
Reference:1054811142
Type:Permanent
Disciplines: Engineering
Salary:£34632
Location:Cumbria
Description: Reactor Commissioning Manager – Electrical

Would you like to manage the Reactor Test Section to meet the Astute Integrated Master Schedule? We currently have a vacancy for a Reactor Commissioning Manager –Electrical at our site in Barrow.

As a Reactor Commissioning Manager –Electrical, you will be responsible for ensuring maturity and delivery is to the agreed time, budget and quality, regularly reviewing and reporting on progress against plan

This role will provide you with the ability to be involved in one of the most challenging Engineering projects in the UK. The Astute Submarine Project is providing high class vessels to retain and maintain a 'Continuous At Sea Deterrence' for the United Kingdom.

Your main responsibilities as a Reactor Commissioning Manager – Electrical will involve:

Liaise directly with Senior Management to advise on programme issues, progress against the IMS, documentation required to support the plan and any metrics in use.

Management & integration of an engineering programme or project, consisting of a number of major engineering systems, disciplines, platform assemblies, equipment or software products.

Develop and maintain relationships with customers to meet customer requirements, and lead in swift resolution of major issues.

Lead and manage a team of Reactor Commissioning Project Leaders, with an overview of the wider Reactor Commissioning Team.

Represent the Company at Design Reviews and other outworking requirements as applicable.

Delivery of packages of work/services, involving new products and/or complex upgrades, utilising new and existing technologies, requiring multiple interfaces with customers/suppliers.

Promote safe working practices in accordance with company HS&E policy and compliance with business quality best practice.

Your skills and qualifications:

Detailed knowledge of Reactor Systems

Experience of liaising with Senior Stakeholders both internally and externally

Engineering degree in relevant discipline (or equivalent qualifications/ experience)

Ideally have experience of commissioning process/practices, but not essential

Experience in the delivery of projects to meet customer and contractual obligations for cost, quality, timeliness and specification.

Proven track record of strong leadership

What we're looking for in you:

Proven leader

Organised – able to effectively manage and coordinate a project with defined goals

Good interpersonal skills and communication skills across all levels

Location: Barrow in Furness

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime – Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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