Functional Safety Engineer - Controls Systems

£40000 - £55000 per annum + pension and healthcare
25 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Annabel Honour
C & I
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a leading engineering company, is recruiting for a Functional Safety Engineer to join their busy team in New Malden to work on Marine Defence projects.

You will be part of the Alarm, Monitoring and Control Systems group within the Engineering department that specifies, designs, implements, tests and delivers Platform Management Systems and other safety-related electronic maritime systems into the Defence marketplace.

The role is specifically to perform safety engineering analysis of control systems as part of an overall BS EN 61508 design safety process.


Salary and Package:
- £40K-£55K depending on experience
- Flexible working and "compressed" weeks
- BUPA Healthcare
- 20-25 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays
- Contributory Pension
- Free on-site parking
- Subsidised staff restaurant

Key Responsibilities:
- To carry out functional safety activities with both internal and customer design teams
- To provide support to Engineering teams on safety-related design topics
- To work with Safety Managers to provide evidence for design safety assurance
- To produce technical documentation to a high standard in accordance with company/customer procedures
- To travel to customer and sub-contractor sites in the UK, occasionally overseas, as required.

Why makes this a good opportunity?
- Excellent career progression - hard work is recognised and rewarded by technical or management career routes
- "Family" atmosphere - real emphasis on team work and support
- Social Events on a regular basis - Charity Walks, Bake Offs, Pub Fridays
- Project Variety - clients are wide ranging and you will be working on something different all the time
- Challenging - using the latest controls technology you need to come up with innovative solutions from cradle to grave

Personal Specification:
- Degree, HND, HNC in Electrical/Electronic/Control/Software/Systems Engineering or related discipline
- UK Eyes Only Security Clearance required - Sole British Citizens Only
- 3 – 5 years of relevant work experience in a safety-related engineering environment
- Ability to understand hardware and software failure modes, causes and effects
- Experience in some areas safety/reliability analysis techniques: hazard identification and analysis, FMECA, FTA, Reliability Block Diagrams
- Understanding of demonstration of compliance to international standards and client specifications
- Ability to relate to a multi-disciplinary team (e.g. systems, hardware, software and ILS engineers, project management, customer and supplier engineering teams)

Important Personal Skills:
- Team player
- Proven communication skills across a range of people
- Ability to demonstrate individual involvement within projects previously worked on
- Willingness to learn and be a "self-starter"
- Passionate about Engineering and Innovation!

Interviews will be taking place in the next few weeks so please submit your CV and application to us as soon as possible.

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