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Senior Safety Case Engineer

  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £45 - £55 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Expiry Date: 17 April 2024
  • Job Ref: CRS6JP00013143_1709719666

Would you like to join a company with offices in Warrington, Reading, Leicester, Bristol, and Cumbria, offering hybrid working with 2 to 3 days on-site? This is for a 6-month contract paying £45 to £55 per hour (Umbrella), inside IR35, requiring SC clearance to start.

The Role:

This is the level for an experienced engineer working with a high level of developed knowledge in a specialist subject area; the role is directly accountable for designs, developments, and determines solutions to problems and issues within a specialist subject area.

Able to work on a range of engineering problems involving high levels of complexity and uncertainty. Provides help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their effective working and their development.

The role must be fully aware of and adhere to Health & Safety standards and be fully familiar with all authorised documentation, Good Practice Guides, and ISO standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote effective cooperation across Engineering and other functional teams.
  • Assist in effective management of the customer, including liaison and relationship development with existing and new customers, to aid the development of business, resolution of technical and delivery issues, and ensure the customer is fully briefed and informed of progress.
  • Ensure procedures, codes, and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities.
  • Contribute to Project Safety Assessment process.
  • Ensure task and project risks are communicated and managed appropriately.
  • Produce, review, and approve calculations, analyses, drawings, models, design basis documentation, and technical reports as assigned.
  • Assess the implications of changes, concessions, and queries.
  • Maintain the engineering configuration, ensuring the overall design intent and integrity are maintained throughout the design lifecycle.
  • Evaluate technical issues to develop proposals for investigations and/or solutions, including process improvements.
  • Provide support to the Project Manager for the planning, control, and delivery of tasks and projects.
  • Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority.
  • Act as Technical Authority or Engineering Lead when authorised to do so.
  • Ensure the application of the highest standards for health and safety in the immediate area of responsibility and ensure all team members across engineering cooperate with respect to company standards on health, safety, environment, ethics, and behaviours.
  • Keep up to date in relevant technical areas and develop skills and capabilities to provide effective delivery. Maintain knowledge of Industry best practice, promote a culture of engineering best practice, and support in driving cultural development and change.
  • Contribute to learning from experience (LfE) requirements, during and post-project.
  • Support business development opportunities.
  • Exercise care for own health and safety and that of others as defined by Health and Safety legislation, adhere to endorsed Company policy, procedures, and delegations (e.g. Health & Safety, Diversity & Inclusion, Performance & Development Reviews, and Finance etc.).
  • Ensure the application of the highest standards for health and safety in the immediate area of responsibility and ensure individual cooperation with respect to company standards on health, safety, and environment, ethics, and behaviours.
  • Support the business winning process through input into or review of tender requirements, including estimates.



  • Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant engineering discipline, with significant demonstrable experience.
  • Chartered Engineer status (or actively working toward Chartered Status).
  • Experience in working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams to deliver activities on a range of project types.
  • Demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks across a range of complexities.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines.


  • Membership of relevant institute or significant demonstrable engineering experience and capable of registration with the Engineering Council.
  • Experience in managing engineering scope for Projects from concept design to full Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC).
  • Breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projects.


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!