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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: Fluid Systems Engineer

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Brough, Filton, Frimley, Portsmouth, Weymouth or Manchester. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • To develop functional engineering solutions that meet a complex array of cross-functional interactions and requirements
  • Engaging with suppliers to develop and capture equipment and component specifications that meet the challenging demands of the product
  • Working directly with the customer to develop requirements and acceptance criteria based on operational scenarios, use cases and other design considerations
  • Performing and reviewing engineering calculations and analysis is to make design decisions and demonstrate system performance
  • To develop the package of design evidence required to justify a safe, effective design and generate customer confidence in the design solution
  • Co-ordinating, managing and leveraging a wide stakeholder base to solve complex engineering problems and make responsible engineering decisions

Your skills and experiences:

  • Educated to Degree level in Engineering, Mechanical or Science Subjects, working towards Chartership
  • Background in Fluid Systems Design
  • Design documentation with the ability to present these to customers and wider groups
  • Solving complex calculations


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave incentive 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 Mechanical Engineering team:

The Senior Engineer – Mechanical will be responsible for the design and development of the Mechanical Platform Systems that deliver crucial ship services and crew life support capabilities for the next generations of Nuclear Submarine. You will be heavily involved with the SSN AUKUS as well as future submarine programmes supporting the design and development of various critical systems. We offer relocation support packages across all Submarine roles, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

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: 18th 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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