Product Safety Engineer - Maritime

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  • Location:

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Defence and Security

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £55000 per annum + + excellent benefits + flexible working

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Product Safety Engineer - Maritime

  • Product Safety; Safety Case; Hazard logs; Safety Management; Electrical; Mechanical

  • Submarine; MOD; Maritime; Naval; Aerospace; Defence;

  • £35,000 - £55,000 + excellent benefits + flexible working

  • Bristol - but other locations considered (Portsmouth; Frimley; Abbey Wood)

As a Product Safety Engineer, you will be working within a team responsible for the 'platform' safety elements for in-service submarines, including both electrical and mechanical aspects. You will be responding to and solving real-time engineering issues, as well as working on long-term safety related projects.

Your main responsibilities as a Product Safety Engineer will involve:

  • Supporting the Safety Manager in the delivery of Safety Programmes.

  • Producing and presenting Safety Case reports and assessments.

  • Creating and managing Hazard Logs and associate hazard reviews.

  • Providing support to the production of Maintenance Period Clearance for Use Assessments

  • Monitoring, assessing and responding to safety-related requests and queries from the MoD customer.

  • Making initial judgements on potential safety implications of events and material state changes that have occurred on in-service submarines and providing authoritative advice to the MoD.

  • Interfacing with the Safety and Engineering expertise across BAE Systems and with other enterprise stakeholders.

Your skills and qualifications - Product Safety Engineer:


  • Experience of constructing safety case reports or assessments in line with contracted requirements.

  • Knowledge and experience in the implementation of a Safety Management system. Note this is a Product Safety role not an OHSE.

  • Experience of hazard identification and analysis, hazard log management, risk assessment and ALARP justifications and through life safety case management.

  • Understanding and application of a range of common Safety management tools, techniques and practices.


  • Previous experience working within the maritime/ submarine/ MoD / environment (but other industries considered) and the safety methodology within those industries

  • Ship safety & Environmental Management Training (SSEMT) qualified (previously SSMO)

A fantastic opportunity to grow and develop within a world-class engineering leader - apply now!