System Safety Engineer

Location: Ampthill Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Sector: Safety Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

System Safety Engineer
Bedfordshire / Cambridgeshire
£50,000 - £60,000 Base Salary.
SC Clearance will be required.

System Safety Engineer vacancy within a large defence client, working in a busy defence environment alongside industry experts. The opportunity will see you working on some of the UK's biggest defence projects in recent years so if you prefer to be busy and challenged this is definitely a role you should explore further...

This System Safety Engineer position is ideal for talented and ambitious individuals with proven experience in delivering complex, high value, safety critical components and managed services from a range of suppliers.

Duties and Background:
Evolve and review safety designs for products, associated support equipment and facilities, functional specifications and operations, and the establishment of safety requirements for assigned systems.
Ordnance experience
Focusing a team to meet schedule deadline, resolve complex technical and operational performance problems.
Participate actively in projects to establish the content and degree of System Safety Engineer support required for each Project.
Develop acceptable risk criteria from first principles of System Safety Engineering.
Deliver hazard identification and hazard analysis requirements using appropriate hazard analysis types and techniques
Develop and deliver appropriate ALARP strategies
Development and delivery of safety documents as required to support customer and test/operational requirements
Participate in accident investigations involving damage to products or related facilities and assists in identification of causes and corrective actions
Evaluate the interrelationship of System Safety requirements and other aspects of concept design and development requirements to ensure the most cost effective program

System Safety Engineer requirements:
Qualified to degree or equivalent standard in an engineering subject.
Proven experience in a safety-associated role, preferably in the defence industry.
Determination and allocation of SILs.
Detailed understanding and experience of UK, US and EEC Safety Legislation.
Fully familiar with the relevant Joint Service Publications and Defence Standards associated with the system safety assessment of defence equipment.
The role will require the candidate to have good verbal and written skills.

Desired skills, qualifications and experience:
IEC61508 experience.
Experience in the safety management of OME products.
Working knowledge and understanding of the UK MoD Design Certification and clearance process.
Professionally Registered ideally at Chartered Status

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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