Product Safety Lead.

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Sector: Safety Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Principal Product Safety Lead

Are you keen to apply your safety engineering knowledge to the design of cutting edge systems for the UK's existing and future submarine fleet?
We have a new role open for a Product Safety Lead to join an established Safety team based in Farnborough, Surrey.

As a Product Safety Lead you will be defining and leading a range of safety engineering activities and analyses on Combat System equipment. This work will contribute to the development of 'New' and maintenance of 'Existing' Def Stan 00-56 Product Safety Cases, to demonstrate that the safety risks associated with the design, operation and maintenance of Combat System equipment remain As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP), throughout the product lifecycle.

Joining this team will give you a unique and exciting opportunity to apply your knowledge to a range of complex systems and platforms. You could be working on existing submarines such as the in-service Astute class, new classes currently in the design stage, and even future programmes, which are looking at concept designs for submarines that won't be in service for generations.

What we're looking for:

We are looking for you to be hardworking, self-motivated and driven, with the ability to prioritise your workload appropriately. You will be adaptable, as you will be exposed to a wide variety of engineering problems often troubleshooting to meet project deadlines.

Location: Farnborough, Surrey

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 Plus a competitive pension scheme,
Enhanced annual leave allowance.
Company contributed Share Incentive Plan.
We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working.
Childcare vouchers.
Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Product Safety Lead will involve:

Development of safety justifications for Combat System equipment in support of Def Stan 00-56 safety cases.

Assessing, documenting and monitoring equipment compliance with Legislation, Company and MoD regulatory requirements, policies and safety standards.

Organising and chairing Hazard Identification workshops and Safety Committee meetings.

Analysing and assessing product designs and associated qualification test data, requirements acceptance evidence, non-conformances, limitations etc.

Guiding and directing other engineers involved in the production of Safety Case artefacts.

Engaging with third parties such as equipment designers, users (RN), MoD and external suppliers to gather supporting safety case evidence.

Production and maintenance of Safety Case documentation (plans, policies and reports) to support project milestones.

Conducting Risk Management in accordance with Def Stan 00-56.

Your skills and qualifications as a Principal Product Safety Lead:


Demonstrable experience in safety engineering/ product safety, and activities contributing to the production of safety cases.

Experience in relevant engineering industry such as defence/ aerospace/ vehicles/ marine.

Knowledge/ experience in systems engineering, including requirements management, design, and integration.


Experience in relevant engineering industry such as defence/ aerospace/ vehicles/ marine.

Engineering qualification such as BEng/ MEng or equivalent.

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