System Safety and Environmental Engineer

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    Bristol, England

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    £45 - £50 per hour

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    Hannah Pepper

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    5 months ago

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System Safety and Environmental Engineer

£45 - £55 p/h


A world leading aerospace and defence organisation are looking to recruit a System Safety and Environmental Engineer (SSEE), primarily focussed on supporting equipment-level safety activity in the aerospace and maritime domains. The role will involve routine review and update of legislation compliance, restricted materials and environmental safety artefacts; providing guidance on product safety and environmental issues, and the production of hazard and accident logs, safety and environmental assessments and associated supporting documentation.

Key accountabilities - System Safety and Environmental Engineer

+ Definition of Product Safety and Environmental Requirements derived from customer requirements, Legislation, Company requirements and emergent properties of the design.

+ Provision of technical support to product and other legislative compliance issues.

+ Engineering representation at site safety forums, platform design reviews and Project Safety Committees.

+ Conduct independent Safety and Environmental Assessments on products to support the relevant programme and design reviews as required.

Skills and knowledge required - System Safety and Environmental Engineer

+ Understands and implements the requirements of a company Safety Management System (SMS).

+ Identifies forthcoming changes to legislation and analyses the potential impact on stakeholders.

+ Knowledge of the legal requirements for safety and the supporting standards.

+ Knows how to plan and implement a safety assessment programme for a project that covers safety activities undertaken by both internal and external suppliers.

+ Has independently reviewed safety documents and participated in safety management audits.

+ Working knowledge of legal and contractual safety regulations and the applicable safety and environmental standards (e.g. Def Stan 00-56; Def Stan 00-55; Def Stan 00-970; MIL-STD-882; EN61508; RTCA DO178/254; ARP4761).

+ Demonstrable knowledge and experience of safety and environmental legislation (e.g. EU Directives, EPA, ISO 14001, RoHS, REACH, WEEE).

+ Knowledge and experience of MOD customer policies, processes and tools (e.g. ASEMS, POSMS and POEMS; DMRs, MRPs; JSPs; DSAs; eCassandra).