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      Principal Engineer - Mechanical Air Systems

      Real pride. Real advantage

      Join us in the high profile post of Principal Engineer - Mechanical Air Systems. The role is based in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. To execute, evaluate, deliver and manage complex engineering and/or cross functional tasks or programmes of work recognising stakeholder and customer requirements. Also to identify and implement opportunities for personal and team development to ensure that professional capability of the business and individual are maintained and improved.

      As the Principal Engineer - Mechanical Air Systems your main responsibilities will involve:

      In this pivotal role you will be responsible for the production of Air and Gas system diagrams and technical specifications for air storage cylinders, HP compressors, reducing stations, valves etc. and, in addition, produce supporting calculations and undertake design reviews to support the issue of the diagrams. On a day to day basis you will work collaboratively with the transverse teams (safety, ILS and human factors) in producing the documentation that underpins the design. Continuous liaison with internal and external customers is required, ensuring that their requirements are adequately supported and that their needs are fully considered and incorporated, where appropriate, and agreed.

      To ensure customer satisfaction you will work with BAE Systems' supply chain department and equipment suppliers to deliver equipment that meets customer requirements. By undertaking peer reviews or checking/verification tasks you will be in a position to identify problem areas and implement agreed recovery plans.

      As the Principal Engineer - Mechanical Air Systems your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

      BEng (Hons) / MEng or equivalent
      CEng, MIMechE (or be able to satisfy requirements for CEng)
      Background in mechanical engineering with ability to produce schematics/diagrams which show the systems functionality and the control and instrumentation requirement, based on a set of customer requirements
      Experience of working within submarines, shipbuilding, defence, oil and gas, automotive or building services
      Technical report writing skills
      Experience of detailed design of Air and Gas systems/circuits
      Experience of supporting the CAD integration of Air and Gas systems and equipment into a large product
      Experience of supporting production, setting to work and commissioning of Air and Gas systems and equipment
      Experience of specifying Air and Gas system equipment and system components, including air storage cylinders, HPA compressors, reducing stations, valves and associated equipment such as, manifolds and filters
      In-depth understanding of control system theory and control system design for control valve selection

      What we're looking for in you:

      Good analysis and communication capabilities as well as an ability to work well in a high pressure and multi-discipline environment. Successful applicants will be expected to be pro-active and seek out all required supporting information while demonstrating personal resourcefulness and a desire to develop and widen professional capabilities.

      BAE Systems Submarine Solutions

      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.

      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.

      Performance. It brings us together.

      BAE Systems welcomes applications from all sections of the community

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