Senior Engineer - Product Safety

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£46.69 to £46.69 per hour
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Key Technical Skills

* Able to demonstrate a track record of delivering safety in large or complex projects
* Knowledgeable with respect to Product Safety Legislation and Regulation
* Familiar with Product Environmental Legislation and Regulation
* Experienced in safety risk management, this will include hazard identification, analysis, risk assessment and risk mitigation
* Competent with applying formal hazard/ safety assessment techniques and methods such as:-

* HAZID (Hazard Identification),
* HAZOPS (Hazard and Operability studies,
* FHA (Functional Hazard Analysis),
* SWIFT (Structured What-If Technique),
* FTA/ETA (Fault/Event Tree Analysis,
* FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis) etc.

* Able to write safety case reports (not essential)

Key Leadership/People Management Skills

* Good people management skills and experience in a multi-disciplined engineering environment
* Confident with assisting engineers develop strategies for hazard removal and risk reduction
* Able to provide clear instruction on implementing Product Safety requirements.
* Able to motivate employees to prioritise safety requirements.
* Able to guide project personnel with implementing Product Safety processes.
* Promotes coherent engineering
* Promotes continuous improvement
* Able to influence the design and wider project team.

Key Interpersonal/Behavioural Skills

* Good communication and influencing skills
* Works on own initiative
* Demonstrates customer focus
* Demonstrates focus on programme and project priorities to ensure that tight timescales can be met

Key Mental/Analytical Skills and Challenges

* Interprets requirements from contract and other relevant standards, producing good practice instructions.
* Researches when digging for information.
* Appreciation of short term and long term approaches
* Considers innovation
* Knowledgeable in developing safety strategies and safety arguments

Major Tasks and Activities

* Provide support to the TA teams with the management of the hazards, risks and associated mitigations and contribute to the development of the hazard log and the maturity of information contained within.
* Organise and facilitate HAZIDs and review meetings and contribute to other HAZIDs when required.
* Support the development and maintenance of the inputs to the Safety Case Report (Systems Design Safety Assessments (SDSAs) and Key Hazard Certification reports).
* Review contractor supplied deliverables to ensure acceptability of delivered material.
* Work with the TA teams in collating adequate PS related evidence to support the safety case and acceptance via the Requirements and Acceptance Team.

Additional Key Accountabilities

(Describe the roles operational responsibility in terms of volume/quality/timeliness/decision making/tactical/strategic)

* Keeps up to date in relevant technical areas such as hazard identification and management systems, including emerging software safety developments
* Provides the relevant PS information required for assurance purposes.
* Assists line managers with raising the Product Safety competency of their staff.

Product Safety and Product Environmental

* The role holder shall be responsible for making him/herself aware of the product safety and environmental implications of their role and ensure that they operate in full compliance with the Project’s Product Safety and Product Environmental Management Plans.
* The role holder shall immediately raise any concerns regarding the safety of a product, or the application of safety and environmental processes with their line manager or the Engineering Authority (Director).

Company/Industry Knowledge

* Knowledge of platform safety management processes and techniques
* A wide knowledge of Product / Ship Safety management practices.
* Good working experiences in more than one phase of the Life Cycle Management (LCM) framework, with sufficient experience of the total LCM to enable a good understanding of adjacent phases and through life engineering issues.
* Typically five years’ experience in delivering Product Safety in naval projects for the MoD or a defence or related industry
* Thorough knowledge of customer (Ship/ System Safety) standards such as:-

* JSP430;
* Def. Stan 00-56;

* Familiar with BAE Systems Product Safety policies and procedures, (e.g. Product Safety Management Framework)

Qualifications/ Training

* Appropriate engineering qualification and experience
* MOD Ship Safety Management Office (SSMO) Certificate.
* NEBOSH National Examination Board Occupational Safety and Health (not essential)

Key Outputs/ Deliverables

* Meeting records
* Hazard Log updates
* Feedback to Technical Authorities on ITT Contract Packs
* Feedback to Supply Chain on Contractor deliverables.
* LCM Evidential documentation.
* Input to Legal and other databases and registers

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01489898978
Contact: Maximilian Ebeling

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