Senior Engineer - (Product Legislation Management)

Job Description

Senior Engineer - (Safety & Environmental Engineering (Product Legislation Management)

Would you like a key role within our legislation management team? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer - (Safety & Environmental Engineering (Product Legislation Management) at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Senior Engineer - (Safety & Environmental Engineering (Product Legislation Management), you will be reviewing systems designs and looking at legislation requirements and that they are legal and good to go before handing over to MOD. You will maintain the legislation register and update legislation monthly.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to build on both strengths, engineering and legislation and making the role your own where career development is supported & encouraged.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer - (Safety & Environmental Engineering (Product Legislation Management) will involve:

Supporting the technical assessment of products to provide through life support to Engineering and other business functions in BAE Systems Maritime -Submarines (BAESM-S)

Supporting the reviews and approvals of product documentation: conformity of the product breakdown structure, material assessment, spatial arrangements, operation and activities associated with the products, procurement/ supplier responses

Supporting the development, maintenance and upkeeping of core documentation with regards to: Legislation registers, Principles, Processes and Plans, Specific Project Deliverables, Surveillance of changes to legislation and Presentation and guidance

Supporting the provision of Product Legislation support and guidance to engineering and other functions within BAESM-S

Supporting the audit of legislative conformity of BAESM-S products

Organising and running meetings, workshops, desktop studies, walk downs etc. as required to support deliverables, participating in the appropriate meetings and working Groups

Key Accountabilities with regards to: Product legislation management, Document reviews, Upkeep of the product legislation database and Technical report writing

Your skills and qualifications:


Degree qualified/ NVQ Level 5 or equivalent experience in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) related discipline or Law degree

Working with legislation - legal background

Technical report writing

MS Office proficient - Word, Excel etc

Manage large databases


Experience of managing data integrity and large data sets in data bases such as but not limited to Team Centre, SIMPLIFI, Lexis Nexis and Euro-lex

Auditing experience

Process writing

Lifecycle management knowledge/ Experience

Demonstrable understanding of BAESM-S (BAE Safety Management Systems) products through their lifecycle

What we're looking for in you:

You will be proactive and have excellent communication skill both written and orally as stakeholder management is key.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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