Lead Safety Engineer - Defence & Aerospace

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  • Location:

    Basildon, Essex

  • Sector:

    Defence and Security

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  • Salary:

    £50 - £55 per hour +

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Lead Safety Engineer - Defence & Aerospace

Location: Basildon

Skills: DEF STAN 00-056, 00-055, 00-051; REACH; RoHS; POSMS; POEMS

Type: 6 month (min) contact

Rate: £50ph - £55ph (Inside IR35)

A global aerospace and defence organisation specialising in complex electronic warfare products are seeking a Lead Safety Engineer who will work within the Design Integrity organisation and with safety specialist across the Electronics Division in the UK.

The individual will support the Design Authorities to assure safety of products within the Integrated Sensing and Protection lines of business

Responsibilities - Lead Safety Engineer

Operate as the Safety signatory on behalf of the company

Participate in Product Safety Panels as a specialist advisor to manage and resolve safety incidents;

Maintain an up to date knowledge of safety and environmental legislation and customer needs;

Participate in company working groups to monitor proposed changes to the legislative environment;

Operate as a consultant to promote safety culture, working with Safety, Health and Environmental teams to ensure safe working practices are maintained;

Develop and deliver training courses and speak with confidence on Product Safety and Environmental matters;

Skills and Qualifications - Lead Safety Engineer

Working knowledge of Legislation - eg REACH, RoHS and EU directives;

Working knowledge of industry standards such as DEF STAN 00-056, 00-055, 00-051;

Familiarity with POSMS and POEMS

Regularly delivered training within a Company and delivered awareness presentations to other groups. Has worked with others to identify the future Product Safety and Environmental needs of a Company;

Awareness of cyber and its effect on safety;

Apply now to start your application!