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BAE Systems

BAE Systems

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Cumbria; North West
Location of affected unit(s): Barrow on Furness


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30.11 - Building of ships and floating structures
Number Employed: 5000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 17-02-2012
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2012
Planned Job Creation: 280

Additional Information

BAE Systems, a British defense, security and aerospace company, has announced to create 280 jobs in 2012 at its shipyard in Barrow on Furness. The new positions will include 100 engineers, 30 designers, 30 test and commissioning engineers and 50 project managers. The jobs are to be created in 2012.

BAE employs around 5,000 at its shipyard in Barrow where is produces submarines.