Principal Engineer - Mechanical Real pride, Real advantage A number of exciting opportunities for Senior Mechanical Engineers and Principal Engineers - Mechanical has arisen to join BAE Systems Submarine Solutions in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. The successful candidates will be required to work on a number of cutting-edge, complex and challenging projects with the defence/marine industry. As Principal Engineer - Mechanical, your main responsibilities will involve: Your key responsibility will be to execute, evaluate, deliver and manage complex engineering and/or cross functional tasks or programmes of work recognising stakeholder and customer requirements and to identify and implement opportunities for personal and team development to ensure that professional capability of the business and individuals are maintained and improved. You will be responsible for the production of mechanical systems diagrams and technical specifications for pumps, compressors, etc, used in system (e.g., air, hydraulics, sea water, cooling water systems); in addition you will produce supporting calculations and undertake design reviews to support the issue of systems diagrams. You will produce supporting calculations and support the transverse teams (safety, ILS and human factors) in producing documentation, confirm beyond reasonable doubt by review, surveillance and audit, that those assumptions underpinning engineering data, analysis methodologies, and interpretation of results have been validated. You will liaise with both internal and external customers as required ensuring that their requirements are adequately supported and that their needs are fully considered and incorporated where appropriate and agreed. This work could also include attending factory acceptance trial and submarine system trials. You will undertake peer reviews or checking/verification tasks as directed and provide realistic programme status, identify problem areas and implement agreed recovery plans. You will provide support to the Certificate of Design activities appropriate to the discipline and articulate and present complex technical argument clearly, logically and simply. You will be able to access, have a clear understanding of and apply the Quality and HS&E Management System documentation. As Principal Engineer - Mechanical, your skills and qualifications will ideally include: You will be degree educated or have equivalent experience and be a chartered engineer or working towards your Chartership. You will have a background in mechanical engineering with the ability to produce schematics/diagrams which show the systems functionality and the control & instrumentation requirement, based on a set of customer requirements. Typically your experience will ideally be from within submarines, shipbuilding, oil & gas, automotive or building services industries. What we're looking for in you: Sufficient knowledge of the range of disciplines involved in the product design to be able to identify the best design compromises, the ability to analyse complex problems and identify the most critical issues; while focusing on design for cost, design for manufacture, and deliver to exacting schedule demands. Submarine Solutions BAE Systems Submarine Solutions has been safely delivering world class submarines to the Royal Navy for more than a century. BAE Systems Submarine Solutions is home to the design, build, test and commissioning of the Astute class - the Royal Navy's latest 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. Split across nine UK locations, and with more than 5,000 employees, the business is also the industry lead for the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. 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. 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. Performance. It brings us together. BAE Systems welcomes applications from all sections of the community.