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Senior Marine Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: United Kingdom

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Marine Engineer

Location: Scotstoun

We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to £44,000 dependent on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • As a Senior Marine engineer, you will be working with the Marine Systems teams to support the commissioning, demonstration and acceptance of the integrated system. You will be supporting the test, trial and acceptance programme, in accordance with Naval Ship standards, processes and best practice. This role will include the following typical tasks:
  • Working with the Test and Commissioning team in the generation of the Integrated P&P system test forms
  • Co-ordinate the relationships between the P&P acceptance event schedule and the integrated P&P functional requirements
  • Monitor overall P&P acceptance status and report findings
  • Witness and support P&P acceptance events at Ship
  • Liaise with the R&A (Requirements and acceptance) team to achieve the sign-off of Whole Ship Requirements related to P&P systems
  • Support the Integration team, when required, to resolve emergent integration issues within the Marine Systems

Your skills and experiences:


  • Knowledge of integrated Marine systems, specialising in propulsion, electrical or control engineering
  • Knowledge of approval and acceptance life cycle
  • Engineers at all levels should possess an academic qualification in Engineering or other related STEM subjects as well as specific (either academic or professional) qualifications and become recognised as Incorporated or Chartered Engineers through an appropriate recognised professional institution. Engineers are encouraged, and will be supported, to achieve the relevant accreditation. Preference will be given to candidates who are already professionally registered


  • Knowledge of integrated power and propulsion or electrical systems
  • Understanding of systems engineering
  • Understanding of Ministry of Defence acceptance processes


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 leave incentive.

The Naval Ships team:

As a Senior Marine engineer, you will provide specialist engineering expertise to support the integrated Power and Propulsion test, evaluation and acceptance programme during Type 26 Setting to Work and Trials. You will also provide technical support in the physical and functional integration of P&P systems, comprising Power Generation, Propulsion, Ancillary systems and related control and monitoring interfaces.

This role will support the Marine Systems, Electrical and P&P Technical Authorities in enabling their authorisation of Test and Acceptance evidence, by gathering the evidence and ensuring requisite records are developed and maintained through the programme.

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.