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Product Safety & Environmental Engineer

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £61.00 - £66.00 per hour

Product Safety & Environmental Engineer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Broad Oak as a Product Safety & Environmental Engineer.

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to exercise delegated responsibility for the safety and environmental management of specified projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Producing pre-bid product safety & environmental assessments to inform the risks associated with the project
  • Producing safety & environmental management plans
  • Developing safety & environmental arguments for complex systems (including software) sometimes from first principles
  • Selecting and executing the most appropriate and recognised hazard identification, analysis and risk classification / reduction techniques
  • Developing Hazard Logs using SMARTer
  • To provide both physical and functional safety expertise to specified projects.
  • To provide product environmental expertise to specified projects.
  • Generate all the required safety & environmental documentation including safety plans, hazard logs, safety assessments, safety cases, environmental impact assessments & reports.
  • To contribute to the pool of safety & environmental expertise within Combat Systems Engineering.
  • To support the internal safety & environmental management systems.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Experience working within a Ministry of Defence/Royal Naval environment
  • Product safety or systems safety experience gained from a complex engineering environment
  • Understanding of MoD safety management activities and processes, e.g. DSA01.1, DSA02.DLSR, DEF STAN 00-051, 00-055, 00-056 and the ALARP process
  • The ability to carry out and analyse results of studies such as Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA), Failure Mode Effects & Critical Analysis (FMECA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), to gather evidence to support the production of a safety case
  • HNC/HND or equivalent qualification or experience in Engineering
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • System safety/ product safety
  • Naval operator/maintainer background within Weapons
  • Experience of working with multiple project stakeholders at various levels
  • An awareness of legislation, standards, processes and tools used in safety and environmental engineerinG
  • Experience in conducting Risk Management in accordance with Def Stan 00-56
  • Exposure to IEC 61508 (Functional Safety of electrical / electronic / programmable electronic safety-related systems)
  • An understanding of the BowTie methodology and ability to produce BowTie diagrams
  • An understanding of Goal Structuring Notation (GSN)

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.

This role is Hybrid Working

Location: Broad Oak

Rate: £66.00 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

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

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