Product Safety Engineer

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    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £39000 - £49000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    about 2 years ago

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Product Safety Engineer

Salary: £39,000 - £49,000

Location: Portsmouth

A global aerospace and defence organisation are looking for a highly motivated Product Safety Engineers looking to take their career forward in a dynamic challenging environment based within the maritme sector.

Our products include state-of-the-art radars, torpedoes, mine neutralisers, training systems and high-tech information management systems, many of which will be in service into the second half of the 21st century. Based at our offices in Portsmouth, this role is far from short term and will provide an engineer who has the behaviours, capability and experience to develop efficient yet effective safety arguments for technically complex products with the opportunity for long term career growth and development, working on unique and exciting projects across our extensive maritime portfolio.

Your main responsibilities as a Product Safety Engineer will involve:

  • Providing credible advice and guidance to project teams and our MOD customer on Product Safety, COSHH and other occupational safety issues;

  • Ensuring that safety considerations are an integral part of the design process and take cognisance of the whole product lifecycle;

  • Preparing, maintaining and managing the implementation of project Safety Management Systems evolving them where necessary to ensure that product safety can be managed in a cost-effective manner;

  • Cultivating the safety argument for all products and services delivered by the project, employing all required facets of the product safety lifecycle in accordance with BAE Systems Product Safety Policy;

  • Ensuring that the standards of Product Safety defined by statutory, business and customer requirements are observed in the design of the Product(s) produced by, or resulting from the project

Your skills and qualifications:


  • Degree within an Engineering and or Safety discipline or equivalent qualification or experience;

  • Understanding of the principles of SFAIRP and ALARP.

  • Demonstrable experience of operating across the whole engineering lifecycle;

  • Demonstrable track record of managing and delivering Product Safety tasks;

  • Hold relevant knowledge of applicable legislation and standards


  • Knowledge of the whole Product Safety lifecycle;

  • Demonstrable experience of recognised Safety Engineering techniques

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