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Defence Safety Engineer

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  • Location:

    New Malden

  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Fraser Richings

  • Email:

    Fraser.Richings@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH36002

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    28 June 2024

Yolk Recruitment Ltd are working with one of the world's leading defence contractors for the recruitment of a security cleared Defence Safety Engineer to join their offices in Surrey

Defence Safety Engineer - Permanent - Up to £80,000 per annum - Surrey - SC Cleared - UK Citizen

As a key member of the Systems Safety team, you will lead the delivery of complex safety critical systems and defence standards across multiple platforms. Undertaking safety engineering activities in accordance with the NG safety processes and using guidance from Def Stan 00-056 and IEC61508.

Your Benefits:

Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.

Flexible Benefits Package - choose which benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.

Employee Incentive Programme - exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel

Career Development - opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities

Your Responsibilities:

  • Safety Analysis such as Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOPs), Functional Failure Analysis (FFA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) in accordance with the NG safety processes and using guidance from Def Stan 00-056 and IEC61508.
  • Generate safety requirements for the system to ensure that the customer's safety targets and derived safety targets can be met by the system design
  • Presenting complex and reasoned safety arguments to internal and external stakeholders in order to influence their consideration of safety decisions
  • Working collaboratively within multi-disciplined teams to maximise NGs reputation by generating high quality and well-reasoned outputs
  • Supporting audits at internal and external design reviews and safety committee meetings

Your Experience:

  • Proven experience in delivering and communicating Systems Safety within the UK Defence industry, a degree, HND or HNC in Engineering or Safety Management related discipline or equivalent relevant experience in Systems Safety Engineering
  • Awareness, understanding and application of international and defence standards such as IEC 61508 and Def Stan 00-056
  • Awareness of safety assurance of COTS PE based systems or high integrity software
  • Experience in safety/reliability analysis techniques: hazard identification and analysis, FMECA, FTA, Functional Failure Analysis
  • Awareness, understanding and application of the tools and techniques used in Risk Assessments and developing ALARP justifications
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