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Senior Engineer - Safety & Environmental Engineering

BAE Systems
Closing date
2 May 2024

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Job Title: Senior Engineer - Safety & Environmental Engineering

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: Competitive

What you'll be doing:

    Undertaking HAZID/HAZAN as required throughout the safety lifecycleContributing to the design of submarines in concept stages, and design modifications of mature and operational submarines to ensure safety from internal hazardsActing as a subject matter expert for internal hazard safety at various design review meetings and as a design peer reviewerDeveloping safety case reports for multiple safety casesUndertaking risk assessments and ALARP assessmentsProducing and peer reviewing technical papers relating to safety analysisLiaising with a network of engineering stakeholders on safety matersDeveloping, producing, and maintaining internal hazard safety processes and risk management strategies
Your skills and experiences:


    Safety Engineering knowledge or experience gained from any of the following areas: systems safety, process safety, technical safety, product safety, nuclear safety or safety caseDegree qualified in a relevant STEM discipline

    Experience in naval maritime safety case development or maintenanceExperience with a range of quantitative and qualitative risk assessment techniquesSafety Engineering experience in a high hazard industry

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 Safety & Environmental team:

This is an exciting time to be joining the BAE Systems Safety & Environmental Team. With the recent government contract won to help deliver the next generation of Submarine Fleet, BAE are in a very strong position to innovate new technologies within the Defence/Marine sector. The team works across multiple programmes across the life cycle including the Dreadnought Programme/SSNA programme/Astute Programme and in-service vessels.

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: 1st May 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.



BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company head-quartered in London in the United Kingdom and with operations worldwide.

Recognising that our people are our top priority we have set ourselves a number of corporate targets to improve the diversity and inclusiveness of our workforce, including uplifting our female representation in leadership roles by 15% by 2015. We recognise the challenge that this target presents, knowing that engineering is often seen as a “man’s world”. 

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