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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.

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Job Description

Job title: Aerospace Engineer

Location: Warton/Samlesbury

We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £35,047 – £45,154 (depending on skills and experience)

What you’ll be doing:

  • We have a number of exciting opportunities available for talented individuals looking to shape the future of the aerospace industry.
  • Innovating new solutions for some of the world’s leading defence aircraft
  • Developing future technologies, and supporting the fleet of in-service aircraft
  • Actively contributing to team projects, applying advanced engineering methods to solve problems
  • Understanding customer needs to support requirements capture
  • Supporting trade-offs for optimization and risk reduction

Your skills and experiences:


  • A degree in the field of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Aerospace, Systems or Software)
  • Post-graduate experience in an engineering or technology role
  • Innovative and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and team-working skills


  • Experience working with engineering toolsets (e.g. MATLAB, Simulink, PLM Teamcenter)
  • Awareness of Model Based Systems Engineering approaches (e.g. SysML, UML)
  • Awareness of the engineering product development lifecycle


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 Air Engineering teams:

You will be working with a diverse team of experienced engineers, in a collaborative office-based environment. We offer rewarding career opportunities at the forefront of industry innovation, and development opportunities to accelerate your career in the aerospace industry.

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: 14th August 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
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Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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