Principal Mechanical Engineer: Auxiliary & Support Systems

Ref No. EMP460717
Salary £50/hour
Location Barrow-In-Furness, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Applicants Required


BAE Systems are currently seeking a Principal Mechanical Engineer to work within the Platform Mechanical Team on auxiliary & supporting systems for the Dreadnought Submarine.


Experience as a Mechanical Engineer on Auxiliary or Supporting Systems.

The Job

Principal Mechanical Engineer: Auxiliary & Support Systems | Barrow (Cumbria) | 6 Months | £50ph Umbrella or £39.51ph PAYE | Inside IR35

This role requires the successful candidate to obtain a Full Security Clearance (SC) prior to starting. You therefore must be a UK national, born in the UK with no dual or relinquished nationalities to apply.

BAE Systems at Barrow are currently undertaking the design and build of the new Royal Navy/ MOD Nuclear Submarine (Dreadnought). They require a Principal Mechanical engineer to work on auxiliary/ support systems onsite within one of the following teams: Domestics, Survival, Air and Gas, Atmosphere Control, Hydraulics, Cooling or Diesel Generator teams.

Engineers are required to develop and mature the system and equipment design across a range of systems, completing calculations, supporting equipment development, resolving design and build issues, preparing design justification documents and working with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

The Individual

Must be degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline.

Desirable: A Chartered Engineer or someone working towards a chartership.

As a Principal engineer a range of experience is anticipated ideally in system and equipment design, experience in naval ship systems would be an advantage but engineers with experience in nuclear / offshore / oil and gas would also be considered.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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