BAE Systems • Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

Commissioning Project Leader- RTS Mechanical

2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements depending on the role you apply for – explore your options with our recruiter during the application process.

Job Description

Job title: Commissioning Project Lead – RTS Mechanical

Location: Barrow-in-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role

Salary: From £43,373

What you’ll be doing:

  • Acting as reactor subject matter expert for test and commissioning
  • Assisting in developing the test and commissioning strategy
  • Assisting in creating the test and commissioning plan
  • Reviewing and commenting on engineering outputs and documents
  • Imbedding learning from experience

Your skills and experiences:


  • Degree/HNC/HND in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of Nuclear System and other associated systems and their testing and commissioning
  • Understanding of overall submarine systems and their operation
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Competent with IT systems and software (Microsoft products)
  • Planning test and commissioning programmes


  • Experience with SAP and Teamcenter
  • Cat B Nuclear Operator
  • Embedment of LFE


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave incentive 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 RTS Commissioning team:

As a Commissioning Project Lead – Mechanical, you will plan for and manage a Test Section and all associated activities, which is delivering as part of wider Test & Commissioning (T&C) programme or project consisting of a number of major engineering systems, commissioning disciplines, platform assemblies, equipment or software products.

This role will provide you the opportunity to be involved in embedding first of class LFE to the rest of class program and realisation of test commissioning strategy and provide input to support the delivery process. We offer relocation support packages across all Submarines roles, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

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: 11th July 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.



Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Buy or sell annual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Company shutdown periods
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
More information needed
More information needed
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Work-life balance
More information needed
Role modelling
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Working at BAE Systems

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Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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