Senior Systems Safety Engineer

£48 per hour
30 Jun 2017
28 Jul 2017
Jason Parish
Electronic, Reliability
Contract Type
Full Time
A vacancy exists within the Tornado System Safety Engineering team based at Warton. This team is part of the Tornado, Harrier & General Projects SDR Capability Engineering Team, dealing with all business streams & across all phases of the program.

The position will offer a great opportunity to become involved in the safe integration and clearance of new avionics and weapon systems on Tornado for both the UK and export markets. The roles will offer a position within a small, dedicated team of Systems Safety Engineers covering all aspects of the platform safety management system on Tornado.

The role of a Senior Systems Safety Engineer will report to the Systems Safety Section leader, Tornado based at Warton.

Main responsibilities will involve:
- Providing assurance to the System Safety Section Leader that all work produced is in accordance with relevant standards, that all necessary processes have been followed and that appropriate tailoring has been applied.
- Providing support to the System Safety Section Leader at Project Safety Committee Working Groups and meetings, as directed.
- Maintaining the project Hazard log as directed.
- Updating and maintaining Project Safety Cases as directed.
- Managing the Project Safety and Environmental Management System and Plans as directed.
- Reviewing all proposed design changes for their impact on safety and the environment and advising, as necessary, actions to be taken.

Skills and Qualifications will ideally include:
- Educated to degree level or equivalent experience to offset.
- Experience of engineering within an aerospace environment
- Experience in SHE, Product Safety and Environmental Management
- Membership of a professional body
- Proficient in the use of various system safety analysis techniques
- Experienced in Risk Management; this will include hazard identification, analysis, risk assessment and risk mitigation

What we're looking for in you:

- The ability to write technical reports on safety and environmental matters and other reports, presenting to peers, senior colleagues and customers as appropriate
- The ability to correctly apply safety management techniques including HAZID (Hazard Identification) tools such as Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Event Tree Analysis (ETA), Structured What IF Techniques (SWIFT) and other applicable techniques as directed
- Have an awareness of the standards used in safety and environmental management and the application of these to aerospace projects
- The ability to carry out safety analysis and research activities independently and be able to provide credible safety information and guidance to projects

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