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Principal Safety Engineer

  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: £55 - £65 per hour + Negotiable, Inside IR35 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 11 December 2023
  • Job Ref: BBBH81029_1698682813

Would you like to join an international defence company to support their clients by improving the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets? Due to continued investment, this global business is currently looking for a Principal Safety Engineer to join their existing team in Warrington (hybrid working) on a 6 month contract.

The Role

As a Principal Safety Engineer, your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Provide leadership in the delivery of engineering and technical activities through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience

  • Ensure effective management of multi discipline teams to ensure timely & efficient delivery of engineering work to meet customer agreed scope

  • Produce, review, verify and approve outputs including: calculations, analyses, technical reports, technical specifications and method statements

In addition, you will also ensure application of highest standards for health and safety in immediate area of responsibility and ensure all team members across engineering co-operate with respect to company standards about matters on health, safety and environment, ethics and behaviours.


To succeed within the role of a Principal Safety Engineer, you'll have experience in a similar position and have the following skills:

  • Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline, with significant demonstrable experience

  • Demonstrable experience in managing teams to deliver analysis activities on a range of project types

  • Experience and knowledge in Health & Safety standards and be fully familiar with all authorised documentation, Good Practice Guides and ISO standards

Please note that due to security nature of this role, candidates must be British National who have lived in the UK in the last 5 years and is eligible for SC security clearance.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Improve work-life balance

  • Be appreciated and valued

  • Increase earning potential


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you!

PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!