Product Safety Engineer

Portsmouth

Submarines

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job Title: Principal Engineer – Product Safety

Location: Portsmouth, Frimley, Weymouth, Plymouth or Bristol. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role. 

Salary: Negotiable dependant on experience

 

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Support the derivation and manage Product Safety requirements derived from Product Safety hazard and risk identification
  • Work in accordance with Project Safety Management Plans
  • Influence the development of a safe design, the Project Safety Case including logical technical safety arguments and Safety Case justification reports
  • Support hazard identification meetings and the maintenance of the project hazard log
  • Complete peer reviews, checking, verification and assurance tasks to demonstrate the adequacy and robustness of the Safety Case and supporting documentation

Your skills and experiences: 

Essential:

  • Understanding of engineering safety management processes, such as hazard analysis, logical safety arguments and safety case report
  • Reasonable understanding of safety within systems engineering – including establishment of good engineering requirements and how they will be delivered through engineering processes
  • Understanding of ALARP principles and application of processes

Desirable:

  • Systems engineering Tools and techniques – (e.g. DOORS, Enterprise Architect)
  • Worked in a defence or other complex systems environment involving software products

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 SSNA Combat System team:

As a Principal Engineer you will provide support to the Engineering Delivery Manager in the development, delivery and maintenance of the Project Product Safety Management System and Product Safety Case to ensure Products are safe to own and legal to operate.

You will join a growing team of about 50 engineers and will work collaboratively since the early stage of a major development programme. This will provide you with the opportunity to influence the progress of different projects within the SSNA Combat System programme and to develop your career within BAE Systems. We offer relocation support packages across all Submarines roles, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

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: 7th June 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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