Senior Engineer – Engineering Governance

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Engineer – Engineering Governance

Location:Warton. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: £52,084+ depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

    Creating and developing parts of the engineering operating framework and governance system along with policies and processes for the design and development phase of the programme

      Creating an internal assurance framework

        Working with the Airworthiness Team to support design organisation approvals and the appointment of technical roles

          Acting as one of the focal points for engineering governance between the joint business entity and the UK industry Lead Systems Integrator

            Working closely with the COO Central Engineering Governance team to share best practice and activity support

              Managing a small team of engineers

              Your skills and experiences:


                Degree qualified in a STEM subject or equivalent relevant experience

                oThis must include relevant experience in Engineering Governance experience on Defence programmes

                  Experience in creating, and applying engineering processes, tools, and approaches for creative solutions, whilst meeting governance requirements

                    Previous experience managing a small team, task management, performance reviews and talent management


                      Knowledge of engineering governance principles ideally gained from at least 2 different areas

                        Experience in working with at least one external Customer (e.g., UK MOD)


                        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 FCAS team:

                        As part of the FCAS Team, you will be representing both BAE Systems, and the UK. It is therefore critical that candidates maintain a professional approach, are mindful of other cultures, and actively welcome the benefits diversity can bring.

                        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.


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