Senior Safety Engineer

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    United Kingdom

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    Jeanette Davies

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Our client is looking for a Senior Safety Engineer to join their team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following;

Role Description

• Evolve / review safety designs for products, associated support equipment and facilities, functional specifications and operations, and establishment of safety requirements for assigned systems

• Experience of Ordnance

• Focus on directing members of the team to meet critical schedules, resolution of complex technical and operational performance problems.

• Participation within projects in establishing the content and degree of support required for each Project.

• Development of acceptable risk criteria from first principles

• Development of Independent analysis and mitigation identification to control or eliminate hazards

• Development of definition and deliver hazard identification and hazard analysis requirements using appropriate hazard analysis types and techniques

• Development and delivery of appropriate ALARP strategies

• Development and delivery of safety management of potentially hazardous trials

• development and delivery of safety documents as required to support customer and test/operational range 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

Required Capability

• Proven experience in a safety-associated role, preferably in a defence related industry. That experience to include the 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 safety assessment of defence equipment.

• Experience with IT based toolsets common to the system safety discipline.

• Competent in the use of MS-Office applications.

• The role will require the candidate to have good verbal and written skills.