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BAE Systems • Warton, United Kingdom

Senior Engineer / Safety Case Engineer

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: Senior Engineer/Safety Case Engineer

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

Salary: £47,683 – £52,426

What you’ll be doing:

  • Development of safety solutions – both technical engineering solutions as well as safety systems and procedures
  • Performing safety analyses to understand how different components of a system interact and identifying potential failure modes and their consequences
  • Creating comprehensive safety cases that document the safety measures, risk mitigations, and overall safety performance of a system. This documentation is crucial for regulatory compliance and stakeholder understanding; and involves staying up-to-date with changes in regulations and guidelines
  • Effectively communicating safety-related information to diverse stakeholders, including regulatory authorities, project managers, engineers, and other team members. This may involve presenting complex technical information in a clear and understandable manner
  • Supporting safety governance within the Wind Tunnel Department and ensuring multiple operations teams are complying with safety systems and processes
  • Ensuring product records are kept on significant technical information/decisions
  • Participating in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance safety performance, identify lessons learned from incidents or near-misses, and implement changes to prevent future occurrences
  • Participating in safety audits and inspections to assess the effectiveness of safety measures and identify areas for improvement

Your skills and experiences:

  • Experience operating electrical control and mechanical systems in an operational environment
  • Ideally a person with a strong mechanical OR pressure system background
  • Relevant test/facility experience
  • Engineering apprenticeship / Engineering degree


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 Wind Tunnel Department:

As a Safety Case Engineer you will be responsible for ensuring complex systems and processes meet the required safety standards and regulations through the development of safety systems / engineering safety solutions across multiple tasks within the Wind Tunnel Department.

You will also be responsible for producing safety case arguments and hazard logs which will be used to approve tasks with local technical authorities and GF&T Chief Engineer.

As a Safety Case Engineer you play a crucial role in promoting and maintaining a culture of safety within BAE Systems. Your work is essential for ensuring that complex systems operate safely in order to protect our operations teams

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: 17th 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
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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