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Senior Safety & Environmental Engineer

Location: Buckinghamshire Salary: + Benefits
Sector: Safety Type: Permanent
Contact: Ian Cowx Job Published: 28 days ago

Senior Safety Engineer
Flexible on UK Location
Military UK SC clearance will be required, UK Passport holders required.
Excellent Salary and flexible Benefits.

This Senior Safety and Environmental Engineer opportunity will allow you the chance to join a team that provides support to a large portfolio of Defence Industry work. The principal part of your role will include the generation of systems and product Safety and Environmental Case documentation and some through-life support products.

The salary for this position is negotiable depending on your experience, it is highly competitive and won't be a reason not to apply.

The roles can be based in any UK location, due to our flexible working arrangements. We have offices located in multiple places across the UK (mostly South / South East / South West) should you prefer to be office based.

In this position your responsibilities will include:

  • Safety Analysis such as Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOPs), Functional Failure Analysis (FFA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) in accordance with the safety processes and using guidance from Def Stan 00-056 and IEC61508;

  • Environmental assessments such as environmental impact screening and scoping using Def Stan 00-051.

  • Generate safety requirements for the system to ensure that the customer's safety targets and derived safety targets can be met by the system design;

  • Presenting complex and reasoned safety and environmental arguments to internal and external stakeholders in order to influence their consideration of safety decisions;

  • Working collaboratively within multi-disciplined teams to generate high quality and well-reasoned outputs;

  • Supporting audits at internal and external design reviews and safety committee meetings;

  • Undertake production of reports as requested by contract, customer, or project.

We are looking for people who demonstrate the following skills:

  • Enthusiastic, flexible, and reliable team members.

  • Proven experience in delivering and communicating Systems Safety within the UK Defence industry;

  • A degree, HND or HNC in Engineering or Safety Management related discipline or equivalent relevant experience in Systems Safety Engineering;

  • Awareness, understanding and application of international and defence standards such as IEC 61508, Def Stan 00-056 and Def Stan 00-051;

  • Awareness of safety and environmental assurance of COTS PE based systems or high integrity software;

  • Experience in safety/reliability analysis techniques: hazard identification and analysis, FMECA, FTA, Functional Failure Analysis;

  • Awareness, understanding and application of the tools and techniques used in Risk Assessments and developing ALARP justifications;

  • Current in-service support environment engineering knowledge and experience (Desirable)

  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Strong IT skills (including MS Office programmes);
  • High ethos, high value with strong interpersonal skills.

Flexible Working

We understand that your personal life is just as important as your professional one. That's why we support and promote flexible working arrangements where possible. Whether you prefer a hybrid model, working remotely, or the structure of being on-site, we will support you as best as we can. Embrace the freedom to shape your work hours according to your needs, whether it's part-time, compressed hours, or a unique arrangement that suits your lifestyle.

We can offer a 9-day fortnight working pattern, offering extended weekends every other week, granting you more time to pursue your passions. And that's not all - we provide flexible start and finish times.

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