• 20/6/24
  • Ref: 443048

Safety Team Lead

Aerospace & Defence

  • Location Icon England, Bournemouth or Bristol
  • Salary Icon £65000 - £80000 PerAnnum
  • Work Type Icon Permanent / Full Time

Job Description

Provision of Systems Safety & Environmental capability to the Aerospace and Defence industries, with marine experience preferred. Working with our customers to determine the scope of work and skills required to deliver against customer schedules.

The following activities are an integral part of the role in delivering Product Safety / Functional Safety Engineering tasks:
  • Identify tasks from the customer Level 0 plan and determine the KDC scope of work. Report progress to the same.
  • The Safety Engineering analysis and decomposition of Major System level Functional Safety and Local Hazard to the Individual (LHI) / Physical Hazards Safety requirements (e.g. policies, general technical requirements, Safety Functional Requirements (SFRs) etc.).
  • The approval of (Product Safety aspects of) Technical Specifications, and System Design Descriptions.
  • Adhere to and meet the customer Safety Management Plan.
  • Working with customer engineers and Major Systems Suppliers to analyse hazards associated with the given domain and develop the necessary design solutions to mitigate them or confirm gap analysis and determine Residual Risk for Technical Authority review.
  • Be skilled in the identification of hazards, production of hazard logs and safety cases in accordance with DEF STAN 00-056 to meet the regulatory requirements of DSA02.
  • Prepare Safety and Environmental Working Group Reports IAW MOD Information Management Policy (JSP 441)
  • Producing Declarations of Conformity.
  • Be familiar with product and functional requirements & means of acceptance and how they influence the safety aspects of a given system.
  • Preparation of safety plans and/or justifications
Essential Skills
  • Zonal Hazard Analysis
  • Zonal Hazard Assessment
  • Functional Hazard Assessment
  • Fault Tree Analysis
  • Zonal Safety Assessment
  • Project Leadership
  • Team Leadership
  • Particular Risk Assessment
  • Solution development
  • Report writing.
  • Customer liaison
  • Domain knowledge
Additional Requirements
  • SC Clearance is essential, deployment to customer (and associated customer development) may be part of the role.
  • Willingness to travel to the customers and supply chain, primarily within the UK.
  • Proactive mindset.
  • Flexibility in working hours as necessary, while adhering to strict regulatory guidance.
  • Internal and external liaison will be a significant element of this role, including across customer stakeholders to ensure a robust solution is provided.
  • Participation in internal / external project meetings, as required


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