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Engineer - Mechanical

BAE Systems UK

Location: South Gloucestershire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Engineer – Mechanical

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • You will be responsible for the engineering development of system designs and their integration into the Submarine

  • Ensure robust engineering solutions are compliant with the system and whole boat design criteria

  • Developing and maturing design solutions against the criteria. Writing design descriptions and justification documentation

  • Design drawings, interface management, stakeholder, and supplier engagement

Your skills and experiences:

  • Degree or equivalent in relevant engineering subject such as Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

  • Understand the fundamentals of the engineering lifecycle

  • Commitment to high standards of quality in engineering output


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 SSN AUKUS – Ocean Interfaces Team

Are you relishing an opportunity to work on unique platforms of national importance? If so, we currently have a vacancy for a Mechanical Engineer within our SSN AUKUS – Ocean Interfaces Teambased at our site in Barrow-in-Furness. This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on major, high profile engineering programmes for Submarine Platforms in design and build, enabling you to interact with several internal and external stakeholders.The SSN AUKUS platform and its Ocean Interfaces are unique and there are many opportunities for development.Opportunities for Engineering Chartership and career progression to S4 level is likely achievable in 12-18 months once development in domain knowledge of submarines and business processes has been achieved.

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: 7thth July 2023

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.