Daniel Hartridge

BAE Systems currently has a number of opportunities for Mechanical Designers at varying levels in Barrow-in-Furness (UK)

Discussion created by Daniel Hartridge on Apr 2, 2020

Would you like a great opportunity working in our Mechanical Designer discipline on complex submarine platforms?  We currently have a number of opportunities for Mechanical Designers at varying levels at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.


As a Mechanical Designer, you will be carrying out 3D modelling (design and integration) of various pipe routing systems within the submarine design using CAD. The 3D models are then to be matured, as required, to then produce a 2D drawing output. The role also involves construction of a bill of materials for your specific area in the submarine design.


This role will provide you with the challenge of working with the stakeholder group to drive the successful resolution of design vs spatial problems with the production of 3D models and 2D drawing outputs to cost and schedule. Future career progression could include Principal Designer or leadership roles within the team.


These roles also offer paid overtime, subject to business requirements.

Your main responsibilities as a Mechanical Designer will involve:


Using the CAD tool to produce 3D models and mechanical equipment integration


Producing 2D drawing outputs to a demanding schedule to support the manufacturing and production teams in product build and delivery


Developing and maintaining working relationships with interfacing teams and team members


Working with the client to produce an integrated design that meets their expectations and agreed set of requirements

Your skills and qualifications as a Mechanical Designer:


Essential Skills:


Previous experience within a Mechanical/Piping Designer/Draughtsperson role


Experience and knowledge of a CAD package

Desirable Skills:


Submarine or ships product knowledge


Understanding of CAD modelling techniques

What we're looking for in you:


You will be a proactive individual and possess a resolute approach to problem-solving whilst having the ability to communicate with various stakeholders at all levels.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria


Salary: Competitive


Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.


Apply now: BAE Systems Taleo