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BAE Systems • Warton, United Kingdom

Systems Engineering Manager

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: Systems Engineering Manager

Location: Warton (Lancashire) – 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 to £52,426 (Commensurate with skills and experience)

What you’ll be doing:

As a Systems Engineering Manager you will take a leading role interfacing with our customers, understanding their requirements and keeping them involved during product development. The ability to influence a diverse and highly skilled community of engineers, whilst also interfacing with non-engineering functions across the business will be essential. As well as managing a team and senior stakeholders, you will also have the confidence to work closely with other Engineering Leads through the integration lifecycle, proposing, developing, and delivering engineering products and solutions that meet expected standards as well as meeting our customers’ needs.

Your skills and experiences:

  • Degree educated in a STEM discipline or HND/HNC with sound experience of the Engineering Lifecycle
  • Evidence based experience in an engineering integration environment. (Applicants encouraged from Aerospace, Automotive, Rail and Nuclear Industries)
  • Experience of Model Based Engineering approaches and the supporting methods and toolsets (Teamcenter PLM, DOORs, CAMEO, MATLAB, ANSYS)
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Good communication skills across all levels of an organisation
  • Self-starter and pro-active but with the ability to work effectively in a team

Accreditation to the International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE), or equivalent body / institute, is desirable but not essential.

The Systems Integration Team:

Would you like to play a key role in the Aerospace and Defence sector? We currently have multiple vacancies for Systems Engineering Managers, at multiple sites in the UK.

These opportunities for Systems Engineering Managers will complement our highly skilled and growing teams, working on cutting edge defence projects. These roles will give you a career in Engineering Integration, giving you a fantastic opportunity to build on your solid engineering experience and to develop your career. Our Systems Engineering Managers, manage complex engineering projects through all stages in their lifecycle, from concept to delivery.

Career progression and development is encouraged within the team and the wider business.


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.

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: 29th June2024

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

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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