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Safety Engineer

Location: Weymouth Salary: Benefits
Sector: Defence, Safety Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Product Safety Engineer

£40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits

This role comes with an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. There is also 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.

Role Summary:
You will have the opportunity to work with other technical specialists to help design, develop, integrate, manage and support complex systems and combat sub-systems for in‑service and future submarines.
Your levels of responsibility will depend on your current skills and experience, but you will be able to apply your subject matter expertise to ensure and be able to demonstrate that the safety risks of operating our submarine combat systems and other complex sub‑systems are as low as reasonably practicable.


We welcome people with experience of the military, defence and maritime industries, who can use their knowledge and learning to help us ensure that we provide the best products into submarines.

We are also keen to work with people from other industries, technical fields and working environments who can bring in innovative and fresh thinking and work with us to participate and contribute to the important work that we do.

We are looking for motivated people who can take responsibility for their own outputs and be confident working autonomously and in a structured manner.


Providing advice on product safety matter to the project and engineering managers delivering our programmes and ensuring the safety considerations are correctly considered, defined and implemented. This will include engaging with third parties, such as equipment or system suppliers, to review and gather supporting safety case evidence

Developing the necessary studies and assessments, such as functional safety justifications, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis and the production and maintenance of Safety Case documentation, in accordance with appropriate legal, industry and defence standards.

Using your expertise and experience to make recommendations for improvements where appropriate, at the same time keeping abreast of changing safety standards and industry best-practice.

Your skills and qualifications:

Safety Engineering in a safety critical setting.

Degree level qualification

Knowledge of safety standards (such as Def Stan 00-56, IEC 61508)

Demonstrable experience in safety engineering activities in the defence, maritime or a relevant highly-controlled domain.

Please be aware that roles working for this client are subject to both security and export control restrictions.

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