Principal Engineer - Site Safety Case (Technical Support)

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Job title: Principal Engineer - Site Safety Case (Technical Support)

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

Salary: Competitive

What you'll be doing:

  • Responsible for the Technical coordination for relevant committees (Nuclear Safety Committee, Nuclear Safety Documentation Committee)
  • Undertaking all activities in a manner consistent with Company Policy, Business Processes and the Quality Assurance programme
  • Supporting line management in undertaking project analysis to plan work efficiently, provide project status and identify risks and mitigation features
  • Assisting line management with the maintenance and continuous improvement of the Safety Management System
  • Ensuring that line management is aware of any shortfalls or additional requirements in relation to area of responsibility
  • Identifying training and personal development requirements and raise as appropriate with line management

Your skills and experiences:


  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline (Engineering or physical sciences)
  • Previous experience in safety analysis and safety case production for high hazard industries


  • Previous experience working for a nuclear site and/or on the submarine programme
  • Some relevant nuclear and/or safety degree programmes at these universities: Heriot-Watt, Aberdeen, Cranfield, Strathclyde, Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham


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 Site Safety Case Team:

The Site Safety case team is currently around XX strong and is growing and developing as we undertake the Dreadnought and Site Redevelopment Programmes. We are currently producing cases covering Astute and Dreadnought build and commission and have responsibility for Periodic Review of Safety.

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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