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Job – Lead Safety Engineer in Edinburgh
Location: Edinburgh EH4 2LF, UK
Salary: £37000 – £48000 Per year
Job type: Permanent
Category: Defence Engineering
Job Reference: 1145326
Posted on: 29 Sep 2017
About the Role: Lead Safety Engineer
£37’000 to £48’000 (depending on skills and experience)
An international Aerospace & Defence client of ours is looking to recruit a Lead Safety Engineer to join it’s Edinburgh operations.
The role will involve defining project safety requirements and providing guidance to projects on product safety issues. The successful applicant will also be responsible for reviewing the evidence supporting the safety certification of products including monitoring the hazard tracking system and actively managing the safety risks. If you’re successful in your application you will become the Lead Systems Safety Engineer for products being designed for fixed wing platforms in the military aviation domain, so you we are looking for someone who is fully conversant with standards including DEF-STAN 00-055 and DEF-STAN 00-056.
The role is to provide product safety management support to projects and engineering activities at Edinburgh. This includes reviewing customer requirements; identifying applicable regulations, legislation and standards and defining associated requirements; approving safety management plans; conducting, documenting and managing hazards and risk assessments and mitigation strategies; and developing robust arguments for safety cases.
Key Responsibility Areas
*Definition of Product Safety requirements derived from Customer requirements, Company requirements and emergent properties of the design.
*Provision of technical support to product and other legislative compliance issues, including EMC.
*Engineering representation at project safety forums as required.
*Represent projects at design reviews and product lifecycle phase reviews to provide specialist input.
*Carry out independent safety assessments on products from the supply chain within the project to support reviews where required.
*Sign off Safety Cases.
If this sounds like you and something you’re interested in hearing more about, then apply below with your CV and Frank White will give you call to discuss further.
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