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Principal Safety & Environmental Engineer

ALTHOUGH BASED OUT OF BARROW, THIS POSITION WILL BE BASED FROM HOME FOR THE FIRST 6 MONTHS WITH OCCASIONAL VISITS TO THE SITE REQUIRED.


Responsibilities



  • To execute, evaluate, deliver and manage complex engineering and/or cross functional tasks or programmes of work recognising stakeholder and customer requirements.

  • Overall purpose of the role is to contribute to the development of a Product Safety Case for a large complex engineering product.

  • The following activities are typical of work that may be carried out with the appropriate level of guidance and support, in full or part dependant on the role:

  • Identify system and functional hazards using techniques such as Hazop, SWIFT, and Functional Hazard Assessments etc

  • Undertake system and functional complex analysis using analysis techniques such as: Fault Tree and Event Tree Analysis and Production of Functional Level safety justifications.

  • Review System Level safety justifications to support the Functional Level safety justification.

  • Providing guidance on all aspects of Product Safety to Engineers within the function.

  • Liaison on all aspects of the Product Safety case with customers and suppliers

  • Attend and contribute to Design Reviews.

  • Developing Safety Functional Requirements (SFRs);

  • Authoring annexes of a safety case.


Skills/Experience



  • Appropriate knowledge of the way in which the product is to be operated

  • Honours Degree or equivalent experience in the appropriate discipline

  • Knowledge of the techniques of Systems Engineering

  • Sufficient experience to be able to identify unusual characteristics and other departures from normal practice that may require deeper investigation.

  • Sufficient knowledge of the range of disciplines involved in the product design to be able to identify the best design compromises.

  • The ability to analyse complex problems and identify the most critical issues.


Essential experience:



  • Experience in a range of safety techniques including:

  • Systems Safety Analysis

  • Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)

  • Fault Schedules

  • Safety Case development

  • ALARP argument development.

  • SFR development.

  • Experience in a range of safety standards and guidance, typically, E.g.

    IEC61508, DO178, DEF-STAN-00-56, ARP-4761


Desirable:



  • Experience of weapons system safety


PLEASE NOTE: This role has been assessed as being INSIDE IR35



AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.




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