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Product Safety Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: United Kingdom

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Product Safety Engineer

Location:Nationwide - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: Up to £57,000 dependent on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing product safety assurance of Combat System products supporting the Technical Design Authority and software/hardware teams
  • Producing safety & environmental management plans
  • Producing safety & environmental cases
  • Developing safety & environmental arguments for complex systems (including software) sometimes from first principles
  • Selecting and executing the most appropriate and recognised hazard identification, analysis and risk classification / reduction techniques
  • Developing Hazard Logs and assuring technical documentation

Your skills and experiences:


  • HNC/HND or equivalent qualification or experience in Engineering
  • Experience in System Engineering including safety, requirements, and compliance
  • Experience of working with multiple project stakeholders at various levels
  • An awareness of legislation, standards, and processes used in electronic based product engineering


  • Understanding of MoD safety management activities and processes, e.g. DSA01.1, DSA02.DLSR, DSA02-DMR (Defence maritime regulations for health, safety and environmental protection). DEF STAN 00-051, 00-055, 00-056 and the ALARP process
  • BS EN IEC 62368-1 (Audio/video, information, and communication technology equipment)
  • EC 61508 (Functional Safety of electrical / electronic / programmable electronic safety-related systems)


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 team:

The Safety Team, is responsible for ensuring the safety of our armed forces personnel whilst they operate in hostile environments, providing both physical and functional safety expertise as well as product environmental expertise to specified projects. Whilst working with cutting edge technology, this role offers a lot of day-to-day challenges and variation with excellent career progression opportunities, and you will be fully supported in your development within BAE Systems

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.