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: Principal Electrical Engineer

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: Negotiable, Depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Joining the team responsible for producing 3D models of Electrical Systems, Electrical Compartments and Cableways Integration, you will get the opportunity to have direct involvement in the design of our World Class Submarines
  • You can make your mark, utilising your knowledge and experience, advising other members and sharing best practice ensuring work is to standard while also building upon your skills
  • You will also have involvement in supporting the Manufacturing and Production teams with Product and Delivery by producing 2D Schematic & cabling diagrams
  • Working jointly with the client to produce an Integrated Design that meets expectations and agreed set of requirements on a project you just wont find anywhere else

Your skills and experiences:

  • Relevant Electrical Engineering qualification OR previous experience working in an Electrical Design role
  • Experience / knowledge of a CAD toolset 2D Drawing & 3D Modelling
  • Confident in sharing knowledge and advising others within a team


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 Design team:

You will be joining the Design team who work to produce 3D models and 2D drawings for our World Class Submarine programmes. You will be supported in your role with training and mentoring from colleagues to ensure you are set up for success within our business. The role also includes work to produce a Bill of Materials for your specific area in the Submarine Design and will provide you with the exciting challenge of working with the stakeholder groups to drive the successful resolution of design vs spatial problems. Future career progression could include Lead Designer or leadership roles within the team. We offer relocation support packages across all submarine 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: 21st June 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.

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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
More information needed
Work-life balance
More information needed
Role modelling
More information needed
More information needed

Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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