Safety Engineer

Location: Weymouth, Dorset Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Sector: Safety Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Safety Engineer
£35,000 to £40,000 + Benefits

Benefits: An excellent benefits package is on offer 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.


Are you looking to apply your Safety Engineering knowledge to the design of cutting edge systems for the UK's existing and future submarine fleet?
We are recruiting for Safety Engineers to join an established Combat Systems Team in Weymouth.

Joining this team will give you a unique and exciting opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience 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.

As a Safety Engineer you will be carrying out a range of Safety Engineering activities and analyses on all areas of the combat system involved. This work will contribute to the development and maintenance of the, submarine-level, Def Stan 00-56 safety case, to demonstrate that the safety risks of operating the submarine are as low as reasonably possible.

For the right candidate, training can be offered in some areas to support career development and achievement of Chartered Engineer status as recognised by The Engineering Council.

As the Safety Engineer you will be involved with:

Developing functional safety justifications for defence systems based on claims, argument and evidence.

Organising and contributing to Hazard Identification workshops and Safety Committee meetings.

Carrying out and analysing results of studies such as Failure Mode & Effects Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, to gather evidence to support the safety case.

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

Your skills and qualifications:

Safety Engineering experience.

An understanding of system development lifecycle against the standard 'V-model' from Requirement Definition to Customer Acceptance.

An understanding of: Hazard Logs, Hazard Identification, Safety Cases, Fault Tree Analysis

Experience of working to MoD standards such as Def Stan 00-56, DSA 01-02, JSP520, JSP418, POSMS

This organisation is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. They work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

The Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century. It currently employs approximately 7,700 people, with 500 of these working for Combat Systems across our sites in multiple locations across the UK

The Combat Systems team designs, builds, integrates and supports all of the submarine combat systems in the UK fleet - essentially, the eyes and ears of each platform. We provide through-life support for combat systems, sensors and radars, and deliver complex programmes and technologies by applying expert programme management and world-class engineering.

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