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BAE Systems • Warton, United Kingdom

Engineer – Engineering Governance

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.

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Job Description

Job title: Engineer – Engineering Governance

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

Salary: £47,683-£52,426 (commensurate with skills and experience)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working for the lead senior engineer, creating, and developing parts of the Engineering Operating framework and Governance Systems
  • Creating policies and processes to help reduce risk and improve program efficiency and effectiveness across the international engineering teams
  • Create and deliver several parts of the assurance framework and auditing plan
  • Deploying policies and processes across the engineering organisation
  • Supporting a culture of continuous improvement

Your skills and experiences:


  • Have a degree in a STEM subject or equivalent relevant experience
  • Have knowledge of Engineering Governance principles ideally gained from at least one project
  • Ability to travel (UK mainly with possible occasional international travel)


  • Experience in working with at least one external Customer (e.g. UK MOD)
  • Experience tailoring and applying engineering processes, tools, and approaches to develop innovative and creative solutions, whilst meeting governance requirements


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 Future Combat Air Systems Acquisition Programme (FCAS AP) Team:

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced Engineer working in Engineering Governance to join the Global Combat Air Programme/Future Combat Air System Acquisition Programme

Working within the programme integration team, your role will involve supporting UK industry and International Partners in the creation, development, and deployment of parts of the Engineering Operating Framework and Governance System. This role is an ideal entry into the Defence Aerospace Industry

The ideal candidate will be proactive, collaborative with effective communication skills to influence, resolve and explain Engineering Governance matters to non-specialists and other engineers. This role provides an opportunity to join the exciting programme at its early stage and offers an excellent opportunity to represent BAE Systems and UK Industry on the international stage, helping to secure a long-term healthy business for the Nation’s Industrial Air Sector

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: 30th 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.



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

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Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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