Senior Compliance Engineer (Electrical %26 Electronic Systems)

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Senior Compliance Engineer (Electrical & Electronic Systems)

Would you like to play a key role in the implementation and delivery of legislative compliance within a dynamic engineering environment? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Compliance Engineer at our site in either Frimley or Weymouth.

As a Senior Compliance Engineer, you will be reporting to the Principal Engineering Manager, being responsible for the legislative compliance of electrical and electronic products, specifically relating to submarine combat systems.

This role will provide you with an exciting opportunity to create high quality guidance and processes for legislative compliance across submarine combat systems products, whilst influencing and shaping legislative compliance across the wider business.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Compliance Engineer (Electrical & Electronic Systems) will involve:

Defining the legislation applicable to our products

Monitoring the level of compliance of deliverables from subcontractors and internal product teams

Implementing and updating internal processes for legislative compliance

Interfacing with stakeholders across other BAE Systems Submarines sites to implement and improve legislative compliance processes

Educating the engineering and project community on legislative compliance and ensuring this is appropriately implemented and maintained across the relevant teams

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Compliance Engineer (Electrical & Electronic Systems):


Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline, or equivalent

CEng or working towards Chartered Status

Demonstrable experience of legislative compliance management for electrical/electronic products, ideally including:

    Health and Safety at Work Act


        Low Voltage Directive

          Machinery Directive

            EMC Directive

              REACH Directive

                Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive

                  Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations


                  Previous experience with Type Approval of Marine Systems

                  Awareness of the environment and structure of the submarine, essential requirements, standards and limitations would be beneficial

                  What we're looking for in you:

                  You will possess good stakeholder management skills, as well as the ability to build trust and influence others. You must be self-motivated, with the ability to organise your time effectively and use your initiative.

                  Location: Frimley or Weymouth

                  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

                  Complex Systems and Support:

                  Complex Systems and Support (CS&S) is part of BAE Systems Submarines. We predominantly supply to the UK MoD but with smaller derivative work done in support of international Customers. Our team is responsible for system design, build and/or procurement of the major electronic and mechanical systems on a submarine, as well as provision of test, integration and support services.

                  Innovation is central to our DNA and has produced the Common Combat System (CCS) to address the customer’s affordability, technology and capability challenges. It is based on commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS) coupled with bespoke military hardware and software and is being progressively rolled-out into the UK's Submarine flotilla.

                  We effectively incorporate rapidly evolving, commercial technology, new capabilities and changes coming from the operational environment into long-term build, maintenance and in-service programmes.

                  As a 'system of systems' integrator we work closely with our Customer, partners and suppliers to develop and provide innovative, intelligent and value for money solutions across all classes of UK Submarine both in build and in service with the Royal Navy, ensuring our submariners always have world-class, safe, capable and available products.

                  BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

                  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.