Product Safety - Graduate Development Framework (GDF)
graduate scheme

Product Safety - Graduate Development Framework (GDF)

BAE Systems
Time left to apply
13 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

Our Product Safety Engineers work at the heart of our products. They are key figures throughout the product lifecycle, ensuring that all products are safe and fit for purpose.

From torpedoes to nuclear submarine reactors - we make some truly complex and safety-critical products and Product Safety Engineers work at the heart of these.

Working at all stages of the product lifecycle, from identifying and analysing hazards to developing robust controls and safety procedures, you’ll play a pivotal role in the product development. Indeed, you’ll be a key figure through the entire project lifecycle, determining initial requirements, supporting functional prototypes, developing production standard solutions, and supporting the testing of finished product, it’ll be down to you to ensure these products are safe and fit for purpose.

As well as individual products, you’ll help us develop the comprehensive safety management systems for entire platforms. As a specialist in your field, you'll form an integral part of any Engineering team and essential to every product developed or supported by us.

Welcome to Product Safety in the real world.

Company information

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 83,100 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability and national security solutions – helping to protect people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure. That’s work that matters and inspires us.

Person requirements

In terms of personal qualities, we look for people who are highly motivated and analytical. You’ll be able to see how the smallest detail affects the whole system and must be focused on quality, safety and reliability as these are the factors which give our products an advantage. Good communication skills are also essential, as you’ll be frequently working in multidisciplinary environments.

Qualifications and experience requirements

To apply, you’ll need a minimum 2:1 bachelor's degree in a relevant degree subject – please refer to the BAE Systems website for further details. You must also be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance.

Accepted degree subjects




£2,000 welcome payment • Regular development reviews • Mentoring • Competitive pension scheme • Car lease and share schemes • 20% of salary available up front as an optional advance • 25 days’ holiday per year



Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

Start date


How to apply

Closing date: 31/12/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 31/12/2017

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