BAE Systems • Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

Senior Operations Engineer (Site & Facilities)

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: Senior Operations Engineer (Site & Facilities)

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: Circa £39,000 depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Communicating effectively with Stakeholders at all levels within the Submarines Business and External 3rd Party Contractors
  • Shouldering responsibility for your own SAP EAM Work Centres, Facilitating, and completing Planned Statutory Inspections as well as Planned & Reactive 3rd Party Specialist Maintenance
  • Controlling SAP EAM work orders, ensuring a high-quality detail of works is accurately recorded and available to support team work plans
  • Reviewing Risk Assessments & Method Statements (RAMS) as a BAE Responsible Person, with SHE Advisors and subject matter experts
  • Conducting internal audits and process confirmations to provide objective evidence of compliance

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience in an Engineering, Maintenance or Asset Management environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and able to liaise with Stakeholders at all levels within the Submarines Business and External 3rd Party Contractors
  • Experience in managing and working to safe systems of work (SSOW)


  • An understanding of LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations), PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations) and PSSR (Pressure Systems Safety Regulations)
  • An understanding of planned preventative and reactive maintenance
  • SAP EAM (Electronic Asset Management)
  • Health and safety qualifications (IOSH, NEBOSH)
  • Trade Background


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 Plant Maintenance Operations Team:

The Plant Maintenance Operations team is responsible for supplying a varied and wide scope of support to the Submarines Business. This role is an opportunity to join a growing team, maintaining the business site wide, in a varied day-to-day environment of office and on site responsibilities. We have the opportunity to pursue additional training and qualifications, potentially leading to further education opportunities for the right candidate. We offer relocation support packages across all Submarines 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.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people, who are BAE Systems employees and have been in their current role for 12 months or longer.

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: 12th 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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