Principal Structural Analyst - (PED)

BAE Systems
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom; United Kingdom
Competitive + benefits
12 Sep 2023
12 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Principal Structural Analyst - Production Engineering Department

Location: Barrow-in-Furness site only. Flexible working arrangements (Team currently operate on a 4-day week)

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

• Analysis of complex steel structures utilising Eurocodes, British Standards and BAE standards, to support submarine build

• You will utilise your knowledge of specific regulations & requirements beyond that used within BAE Systems i.e., LOLER, codes of compliance, weld specifications, geometric tolerance

• Responsible for interpreting computer based analytical techniques including finite element analysis, CAD modelling and engineering schematics (Abaqus, S-Frame)

• Supporting the manufacturing, assembly, lifting, handling, and installation processes

• Supporting a busy environment in utilising your knowledge of the facility and site restrictions applicable to the shipping, handling, alignment and installation of hull units, large equipment, and structures

• Support towards production of concept drawings, layouts, and other technical outputs consistent with contractual requirements to meet target dates and budget demands

• Responsibility for approvals, checking analysis and outputs

Your skills and experiences:

Essential :

• Engineering Degree BEng/MEng or equivalent / OR HND with extensive years’ experience

• Expertise in structural steel analysis

• Good understanding of mechanical engineering, structural steelwork, knowledge of lifting handling and LOLER

• Working knowledge of ABAQUS (Software) Foran, MathCAD and excel

• Previous knowledge in a production environment - experience in a marine production environment advantageous

• Chartered Engineer, advantageous


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 leave incentive.

The Product Engineering team:

As a Principal Engineer, you will be working with a dual function team (design and engineers) consisting of 14 people at various seniority levels (S3, S4, S5). The team is responsible for engineering assessments of the designs in support of build.

You will be working in conjunction with design to produce equipment and/or support operation in production to produce safety-critical equipment.

Why BAE Systems?

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: 16th October 2023

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.


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