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Principal Safety Engineer

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New Malden, London
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Date Added
May 1st, 2024

Principal Safety Engineer

NB!!! Please only apply if you are a sole British National as you will need to be able to obtain security clearance due to the nature of the projects

My client is a large international company that specialise in the Defence sector especially maritime projects

As a key member of the Systems Safety team, you will lead the delivery of complex safety critical systems and defence standards across multiple platforms. Undertaking safety engineering activities in accordance with the safety processes and using guidance from Def Stan 00-056 and IEC61508.

Your Responsibilities:

    • Safety Analysis such as Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOPs), Functional Failure Analysis (FFA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) in accordance with the NG safety processes and using guidance from Def Stan 00-056 and IEC61508.
    • Generate safety requirements for the system to ensure that the customer's safety targets and derived safety targets can be met by the system design
    • Presenting complex and reasoned safety arguments to internal and external stakeholders in order to influence their consideration of safety decisions
    • Working collaboratively within multi-disciplined teams to maximise NGs reputation by generating high quality and well-reasoned outputs
    • Supporting audits at internal and external design reviews and safety committee meetings

Your Experience:

    • Proven experience in delivering and communicating Systems Safety within the UK Defence industry, a degree, HND or HNC in Engineering or Safety Management related discipline or equivalent relevant experience in Systems Safety Engineering
    • Awareness, understanding and application of international and defence standards such as IEC 61508 and Def Stan 00-056
    • Awareness of safety assurance of COTS PE based systems or high integrity software
    • Experience in safety/reliability analysis techniques: hazard identification and analysis, FMECA, FTA, Functional Failure Analysis
    • Awareness, understanding and application of the tools and techniques used in Risk Assessments and developing ALARP justifications

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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