Product Safety Engineer

Portsmouth

Maritime Services

Engineering

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Job Description

Job Title: Product Safety Engineer

Location: Broad Oak, we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: Up to £55,000 dependent on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Demonstrating an understanding of how to assure products from the first principles of safety engineering
  • Supporting across our Underwater Weapons portfolio of Torpedoes, Mine Neutralisers and Autonomous Underwater Systems
  • Developing efficient yet effective safety arguments, often from first principles, for technically complex products
  • Providing credible advice and guidance to the project team on Product Safety matters, ensuring that safety considerations are an integral part of the design process, taking cognisance of the whole product lifecycle
  • Ensuring project compliance with applicable UK and international legislation in particular, but not limited to, compliance with DSA02-DMR and other Ministry of Defence procedures
  • Deploying the latest thinking from across industry and academia to support new cutting-edge work on the safety of future product designs, including active work moving into the Model Based Safety Assurance arena
  • Be expected to contribute to the Business’s policy and culture of continuous process improvement, in particular Safety process improvement initiatives

Your skills and experiences:

  • Hold Engineering/Systems/Safety degree or equivalent that supports or is working towards IEng  status
  • Clear understanding of safety engineering & assurance principles
  • Knowledge of relevant safety legislation & standards
  • Experienced and qualified engineers from other disciplines who display the correct behaviours and have an understanding of safety engineering, will actively be considered for this role
  • An understanding of product development and delivery lifecycles

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Torpedo Support Product Safety & Environmental team:

Our Underwater Weapons are highly complex and as they contain OME products require on-going, detailed scrutiny to ensure they remain ALARP and compliant with relevant MOD Safety Policies (e.g., DSA03 OME). As a member of this team, you will be supporting the assurance cases of all in-service variants of both our Heavyweight and Lightweight torpedoes. In addition to assuring the torpedoes you may also be responsible for the assurance of the test and support equipment used during the development, servicing and maintenance of the weapons.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation. 

Closing Date: 16th April 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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