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Date Added: Thu 04/04/2024

Product Safety Engineer

Prestwick, KA8, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £46426 - £53589/annum

I have a great opportunity for an experienced Safety Engineer to join one of the UK's leading Defence organisations based in Prestwick, Scotland.

This is a hybrid-working role of 3 days per week onsite and 2 days per week working from home.

You MUST be eligible for SC Clearnace to be considered for this role.

What you'll be doing:

Evaluating Aircraft / System / Sub-System and Support Products / Goods design safety in support of Safety Qualification / Certification requirements definition and verification (Design Certification) throughout the Product lifecycle (Concept to Qualification / Product Acceptance) e.g. Preliminary Hazard List (PHL), Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), System / Sub-System / Equipment Hazard Analysis (HA), Hazard and Operability Analysis (HAZOP) and System Safety Assessment Report (SSAR)
Generating, updating and reviewing Aircraft, System and Sub-System System Safety Assessment Reports in support of the certification process or provision of inputs to partner companies e.g. System Safety Assessment Report (SSAR) / Hazard Analysis (HA) generation, inclusive of generating supporting Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) and Event Tree Analysis (ETA).
Generating, updating and reviewing Aircraft Zonal Hazard Analysis Reports (ZHAs) in support of the certification process or provision of inputs to partner companies
Maintaining and updating the Platform and Support Product hazard logs
Generating Support Products / Goods safety assessments and design safety justifications
Reviewing Platform / Support Products certification evidence (inc. associated qualification evidence) and generating safety certification arguments / justifications to assert that the Platform / Support Products design is acceptability safe in support of the certification process
Ensuring safety engineering evidence supports acceptable Safety Certification of the product design
Ensuring that Certification evidence supports achievement of an acceptable level of product design safety
Preparing safety certification material in support of the Project (internal), partner company and customer safety and certification reviews as necessary
Undertake Weapon Platform emergent issue risk assessments, and support the Typhoon Platform System / Sub-System areas and Support Products system design responsible areas undertake emergent issue risk assessments, in support of Continued Airworthiness a Through Life product safetyEssential Skills:

HND/HNC/Degree or equivalent in a STEM subject or relevant experience
Safety Engineering experience/ critical and analytical thinking along with excellent problem-solving skills
Strong self-motivation and effective communication skills, both verbal and writtenDesirable Skills:

Knowledge and experience in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, Systems or Mechanical engineering and Safety Engineering in a Military Airborne Platform design environment
Working knowledge and experience of Safety standards e.g. UK Regulatory Framework, Def-Stan 00-55/ 00-56, Mil-Std-882, DO-178, DO-254, ARP 4754, ARP 4761, EN 61508
Working knowledge and experience of Safety toolsets e.g. Fault Tree Analysis +, Reliability Workbench, Goal Structured Notation (GSN)
Ability to engage with Senior technical and engineering leaders within the business and Senior external and Partner stakeholders
Ability to lead out and influence on the technical aspects and acceptability of Product Safety in a through-life capacityThe salary is £46,426 to £53,589 plus an excellent benefits package
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