BAE Systems • Glasgow, United Kingdom

Principal Engineer – BoM Integration

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.

Job Description

Job title: Principal Engineer – BoM Integration

Location: Glasgow, Bristol or Portsmouth; We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to £52,300 depending on qualifications and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop and progress the CSC (Canadian Surface Combatant) Supply Chain & Planning Bills of Material (BoM) in line with Supply Chain strategy and plan
  • Co-ordinate cross-functional BoM Reviews to develop and confirm the Engineering BoM by contract
  • Carry out complex BoM analyses and investigations, present findings and suggest recommendations if needed
  • Resolve and work to a resolution complex Bill of Material issues raised by stakeholders
  • Develop new or updated processes when required
  • Engage with IM&T function to ensure toolset functionality is correct and enhancements are implemented effectively
  • Manage and work to resolution data quality issues raised within the team

Your skills and experiences:


  • Degree qualified or national level qualification in relevant subject, e.g. supply chain, materials management or engineering/technical, or relevant industry experience in lieu
  • Meet the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council and preferably be a member of a relevant Professional Body
  • Familiar with Product Data Management tools and approaches
  • Demonstrates expertise in the use of PTC Windchill, Aveva ERM or equivalent tools and MS Office packages


  • Experience working within a supply chain environment
  • Experience with CAD tools (Foran)

Engineers at all levels should possess an academic qualification in Engineering or other related STEM subjects as well as specific (either academic or professional) qualifications and become recognised as Incorporated or Chartered Engineers through an appropriate recognised professional institution. Engineers are encouraged, and will be supported, to achieve the relevant accreditation. Preference will be given to candidates who are already professionally registered.


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 BoM Integration team:

The team manages the supply chain BoM, producing BoM’s to go to contract. Working with the engineering teams on systems and products, the team is currently working on over 300 contracts which are being managed on the programme. The successful candidate shall demonstrate the ability to support the technical delivery of the CSC BoM Integration capability.

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: 13th June 2024 – Interviews for the position will take place: W/C 24th June & W/C 1st July

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
More information needed
More information needed

Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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