Lead Safety Engineer (BB-14096)

Found in: Talent UK


The Opportunity

Leonardo is looking for a Lead Safety Engineer, working 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 led out of Basildon, but with work covering Southampton and Farnham. The individual will provide assurance that products comply with Safety, Environmental and Legislative requirements, primarily within the land, naval and airborne domains. Working with other safety specialists, the individual will play an active role in maintaining and enhancing the Product Safety and Environmental Impact Management System, which is integral to Design Integrity. The role will be based at Basildon, with the expectation of travel within the UK and occasional international trips. What you will do Reporting to the ISP Safety Lead, this safety specialist will: Be an Independent Safety, Environmental and Legislative assessor to provide assurance thatProduct Plans will achieve contractual and company requirements;Requirements have been adequately defined for product development;Safety claims, arguments and evidence for products are robust.Participate in Product Safety Panels as a specialist advisor for the management and resolution of 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; As a practitioner, provide input and advice to the product development teams;Support the promotion of the safety culture within Leonardo working with Safety, Health and Environmental teams to ensure safe working practices are maintained;Support the development and delivery of training courses and speak with confidence on Product Safety and Environmental matters; Perform safety audits of internal and external/subcontract teams assuring that safety and environmental requirements are achieved. What we are looking for You really must have: 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 and associated hazard identification, analysis and risk management techniques;Familiarity with POSMS and POEMSWorked with others to identify the future Product Safety and Environmental needs of a Company;Awareness of cyber and its affect on safety;Hands-on experience of developing robust safety and environmental impact cases and reports for complex systems in accordance with customer, regulatory and legislative expectations.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to interact with subject matter experts regarding a wide range of technical and operational topics.UK citizenshipWillingness to travel within the UK and overseas It would be nice if you had: Experience of MIL-STD-882, EN 61508 RTCA DO-254 and RTCA DO-178C or similar;Experience of working with the external stakeholders to understand the concept of operations for products, in order to understand functional safety/hazards and define/agree the appropriate mitigations;Ability to identify and deliver alternate/innovative ways to manage safety, including ensuring buy-in from key regulatory bodies;Active membership of an external safety specialist groupFamiliarity with the principles of incident investigation and associated processes

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