BAE Systems

Export Engineer

BAE Systems
Lancashire, Preston
11 Jan 2021
25 Jan 2021
Lauren Duff
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Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Apprenticeship

Export Engineer

Would you like to gain experience within the exciting and challenging International Trade Solutions Team? We currently have a vacancy for an Export Engineer at our site in Samlesbury.

As an Export Engineer, you will be required to meet the increasingly complex needs for the physical delivery of Air Sector assets for existing and emerging international customers. You will also contribute to the reporting within the company framework and for the escalation of all business issues relating to import and export operations.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to gain import/export operational experience across all Air platforms including US Programmes and Europe & International

Your main responsibilities as an Export Engineer will involve:

Planning and implementing the importing/exporting deliveries of military equipment under current legislation.

Ensuring compliance to regulatory, legislative and contractual requirements and adhering to UK trade controls, delivery terms and their implementation.

Liaising with customers and other internal or external bodies (e.g. - freight forwarders) on Import or Export matters.

Ensuring governance and compliance in regard to the physical delivery of customer and BAE Systems' assets are always considered.

Ensuring the financial element of import/export operations are considered at every opportunity.

Your skills and qualifications:


Professionally qualified in an international trade discipline or equivalent experience with supply chain and management

Solid applied knowledge of international trade management matters with good experience of applying up to date export techniques.

Strong attention to detail skills

Good team player but have that ability to work your own


Ideally be a member of the institute of Export

Experience in Supply Chain and Logistics

Working knowledge of the international delivery of explosives, weapons related equipment and hazardous goods.

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to work effectively within established teams, follow process and understand current legislation. You will be an excellent communicator and have proven problem solving abilities and a positive approach to support continuous improvement initiatives. You will be able to think outside the box and execute clear instructions.

Location: Samlesbury

Grade: Grade D

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.

Employee Referral Scheme bonus = £500

BAE Systems Air

If you'd like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent - at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

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.

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