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Principal Engineer – Product Environmental

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • Up to £64.16 per hour


Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Principle Engineer.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to manage Product Environmental and Hardware materials data responsibilities across specified Systems, Naval Ships and Combat Systems projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • To exercise delegated responsibility for the product environmental management of a number of specified projects.
  • To provide product environmental expertise to a number of specified projects.
  • Generate all the required product environmental documentation including environmental statements, hazard logs, environmental assessments, environmental cases, inventory of hazardous materials, environmental impact assessments, compliance matrices & reports.
  • To contribute to the pool of safety & environmental expertise within Combat Systems Engineering.
  • Provide environmental expertise to any CS Bids & project planning.
  • To support the internal environmental management systems.

Major Tasks and Activities:

  • The production of pre-bid product hardware materials data and environmental assessments to inform the risks associated with the project.
  • Displays detailed knowledge of the subject and is capable of providing guidance and advice to others.
  • Production of product environmental management plans.
  • EOL waste management and materials recovery.
  • Life cycle analysis.
  • Sustainability – the three pillars.
  • Articulate the affects on CS products/project from REACH, RoHS, BPR and WEEE,
  • Production of project/product REACH Article 33 Declarations.
  • Produce Environmental based documents, product interaction with the Environment.
  • Management of legislative compliance issues relation to hardware materials data (REACH etc) & environmental.
  • Circular economy and resource efficiency.
  • Production of Environmental Impact Statements.
  • Perform the role of Environmental Lead on all CS projects

Key skills & qualifications

Key Technical Skills:

  • Product environmental management processes and techniques (including SHE Environmental).
  • Understanding of environmental management as a transversal element of naval platform design within a system of systems environment.
  • Lead Auditing
  • Knowledge and understanding of legislation, standards, processes and tools used in hardware data and environmental engineering.

Key Leadership, Interpersonal and People Management Skills:

  • Ability to lead technical hardware materials data and environmental discussions / assessments and reviews.
  • Strong commitment, self-motivation and the ability to motivate other people wrt to hardware materials data and environmental aspects.
  • Self starter, team leader, adaptable and flexible.
  • Strong interpersonal/communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in the safety & environmental disciplines across Engineering and the wider business.
  • Organisational skills (planning, recording and argument development) and discipline (adherence of standards).
  • Work independently and manage time effectively.

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Portsmouth

Rate: £64.16 per hour (inside IR35)

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

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