Safety Engineer

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Public Sector
South West
£45.43 to £55 per hour
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This role is to provide product safety and environmental management support to projects and engineering activities at Bristol. This includes reviewing customer requirements; identifying applicable regulations, legislation and standards and defining associated requirements; developing and maintaining safety management plans; conducting, documenting and managing hazard and risk assessments and mitigation strategies; and developing robust arguments for safety cases.

Key Responsibility Areas

 Definition of Product Safety and Environmental Requirements derived from customer requirements, Legislation, Company requirements and emergent properties of the design.

 Provision of technical support to product and other legislative compliance issues.

 Engineering representation at site safety forums as required.

 Represent the Design Integrity function design reviews and phase reviews to provide specialist input.

 Carry out independent Safety and Environmental Assessments on products to support reviews where required

 Sign off Safety Case Reports

 Supplier facing activities

 Customer facing activities

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge

 Is aware that a Safety and Environmental Impact Management System (SEMS) implements the requirements of the Company Policies. Understands the requirements of all of the processes in the SEMS and is able to implement those requirements within a project. Is able to help others within the project to correctly implement the requirements of a SEMS. Has provided informal guidance on the implementation of a SEMS to projects.

 Knows how to identify forthcoming changes to legislation and analyse the potential impact on the Company. Has assessed multi-national legislative requirements. Has planned and supported the implementation of a legislative compliance programme.

 Has extensive knowledge of the legal requirements for safety and the supporting standards that apply to products. Understands how emerging legislation will affect these products. Has assessed the effect of new legislation upon the products and raised awareness of the implications.

 Working knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work processes to satisfy regulatory and statutory requirements. Experienced in the proactive management of internal and external product-related H&SAW issues and compliance

 Is able to produce a Safety and Environmental Management Plan that captures the requirements of the SEIMS and of the customer for a single system project and manage activities in accordance with that plan

 Knows how to plan and implement a safety assessment programme for a project that covers safety activities undertaken by both internal and external suppliers. Is able to identify hazards and assess the associated risk of harm. Has planned and implemented a safety assessment programme and reviewed the Safety Assessment of a project external supplier. Has chaired hazard identification and risk analysis meetings for projects. Has populated and managed hazard logs using tools. Has endorsed the tolerability declarations as part of a Project Safety Committee. Has advised projects method of hazard identification for a particular type of system.

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: 01489 898989
Fax: 01489 898290
Contact: Bogdana Raducanu

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