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Principal Engineer – Electrical Engineering (Power)
Location: Barrow-in-Furness – we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements
Authoring and reviewing technical specifications and other technical documentation
Liaising and collaborating with external suppliers and the customer
Analysing and resolving engineering issues that occur during platform
Providing technical consultation to multi-discipline teams, suppliers and stakeholders as a subject matter expert on the power system
Preparing technical reports, calculations, and presentations to communicate results and recommendations effectively
Taking a leading role by guiding more junior team members
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical engineering or related field
Proven experience as a power systems engineer
Knowledge of medium voltage power machines and power electronics
Strong knowledge of power systems, including conversion, distributions, and generation
Complex design programmes experience
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
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 Power Systems team on the in build platform work at pace to deliver the platform safely to the Royal Navy as an operational vessel. To do this, the team dynamically resolve engineering issues throughout the build, utilising expertise to advise internal and external stakeholders across various functions on the most effective way ahead. The team also specify equipment requirements within the Electrical Power System and manage the technical delivery from staged design reviews through to design completion, working closely with external suppliers to meet the standards of engineering excellence required to provide the Royal Navy
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: 31st January 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.
BAE Systems is a global defence, aerospace and security company employing around 88,200 people worldwide.