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Product Safety Engineer

  • Location: Christchurch
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Jonathan Maironis
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 05 March 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH81730_1705999943

I'm looking for a Product Safety Engineer to join the UK's leading Aerospace & Defence organisation.

This is hybrid-working role of 2-3 days per week onsite in Christchurch, Dorset.

You MUST be eligible for Security Clearance (SC) to be considered for this role.

What you'll be doing:

  • Capturing product safety and product environmental requirements
  • Preparing, maintaining and managing the implementation of Project Safety and Environmental Management Plans to ensure that product safety is managed in a cost effective manner
  • Hazard identification, analysis, and review
  • Hazard log management
  • Analysis of product safety risk and its mitigation
  • Safety review of designs, and verifying safety requirements
  • Constructing safety arguments/justifications
  • Completing product safety checklists and safety statements as required for Design Certification
  • Providing advice and guidance to project teams on product safety and product environmental issues
  • Supporting bids for product safety issues

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Experience of reviewing and assuring Safety Cases and Safety Arguments/Safety Justifications/Safety Case Reports
  • A broad engineering experience with electrical and electronic equipment, from design through to in-service use
  • Knowledge of UK military and Export Military environments

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • A sound understanding of: Safety and Environmental Legislation and Standards, and requirements of DEF-STAN 00-051, and DEF-STAN 00-056, including earlier issues of 00-56
  • A proven track record in the application of hazard identification, analysis, and safety risk assessment techniques
  • The safety aspects of legislative compliance with various UK Products Legislation for UK CA Marking, and the equivalent EU Directives and Regulations, e.g., LVD, EMC, and RED for EU CE marking (including various means of compliance such as DEF-STAN 59-411, BS EN 62368-1, etc)

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone that has done this kind of role previously within Aerospace & Defence.

The salary is £50,000 to £55,000 plus an excellent benefits package.