BAE Systems • Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

Engineering Manager – Product Safety

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Job Description

Job Title: Engineering Manager – Product Safety

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

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

· In this role you will manage a team of safety engineers and will be responsible for the delivery of safety case activities across all of the submarine projects within BAE Systems submarines, including Dreadnought class, SSN AUKUS, and Astute.

· The team conducts activities to ensure our submarines are resilient to major internal hazards such as fires, explosions, floods and steam releases.

· You will work alongside the team engaging with multiple engineering teams across the programmes to ensure risks are managed and reduced through good design.

· You will ensure the team has the right size, skills and experience to deliver against each of the programme demands and prioritise the team’s support to ensure major programme milestones are supported.

Your skills and experiences:


  • Educated to a degree level in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience working in high hazard industries, such as Defence, Oil & Gas, Rail, etc
  • Safety case development/Engineering skills


  • Previous role in Engineering Management
  • Capability Management
  • Programme/Engineering Delivery


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 Safety & Environmental Team:

This is an exciting time to be joining the BAE Systems Safety & Environmental Team. With the recent government contract won to help deliver the next generation of Submarine Fleet, BAE are in a very strong position to innovate new technologies within the Defence/Marine sector. You will be given the opportunity to develop within your role with the support from Senior Management to help you advance within your career.

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: 24th April 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
Annual bonus
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
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More information needed
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Work-life balance
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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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