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Engineering Manager Product Safety - OME

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Engineering Manager - Product Safety

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Weymouth, or Frimley. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role

Salary: Up to £56,500 per annum

What you’ll be doing:

  • Checking and assuring the design and products produced by MOD key suppliers including BAE Systems for Combat Systems and OME (Ordnance Munitions & Explosives)
  • Participating and reviewing safety analysis, hazard analysis and safety case development for the submarine
  • Working with Subject Matter Experts in the MOD and across industry to assure safety of design and fitness for purpose
  • Building and presenting the Safety Case to the Naval Authority Group (NAG) for the submarine and its combat systems as safe for Royal Navy operation
  • Liaising with Product Environmental groups to build and present the environmental case for the submarine

Your skills and experiences:


  • Degree or equivalent qualification/experience in STEM subject
  • Experience in Product Safety, Hazard Analysis and in producing robust and compelling ALARP (As low as reasonably practicable) and Safety Arguments
  • Previous experience liaising with authorities, regulators and various approving bodies
  • Experience of working with Ordnance Munitions & Explosives (OME)


  • Chartered status or working towards chartership
  • Member of the Institute of Explosives Engineers (IExpE)


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 Product Safety team:

You will be joining a Team that ensures the Dreadnought Class design and as built Submarines deliver a safe, fit for purpose nuclear deterrent capability for the Royal Navy, for decades to come.

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.