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  • £37,654.00 annum
  • Warton, Preston, UK
  • 2 weeks ago

Senior Safety Engineer

Location: Warton

Salary: £37,654 +



Would you like to work in a challenging role where no two days are the same, across the complete lifecycle of engineering? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Safety Engineer at our site in Warton.

As a Senior Safety Engineer, you will be responsible for delivering the through life safety (design safety certification and in-service safety) and in support of Typhoon NETMA-National Export and Tornado Panavia/ Export Contracts.

This role will provide you with opportunity to work within a challenging, varied role across the complete Engineering Lifecycle. You will also be interfacing with significant internal and external stakeholders.


Your main responsibilities as a Senior Safety Engineer will involve: 


Evaluation of Aircraft and Systems/ Sub system design safety in support of platform design safety certification

Generating, updating and reviewing Aircraft, System and Sub-system safety assessment reports – in support of the certification process of provision of inputs to partner companies

Generating, updating and reviewing Aircraft zonal hazard analysis reports in support of the certification process or provision of inputs to partner companies

Maintaining and updating of platform hazard logs

Reviewing of Weapon Platform Certification Evidence (inc associated qualification evidence) and generating safety certification arguments/ justifications to assert that the platform design is acceptably safe in support of the certification process

Ensuring safety engineering evidence supports acceptable safety certification of the product design

Assistance to Platform and systems engineering teams with producing preliminary Hazard lists, hazard analysis and decomposition of design safety requirements at all product levels. (Weapon Platform, System, Sub-system, Equipment)

Providing specialist advice and support to design and systems engineering teams

Preparation of design safety certification material in support of the Project (internal), partner company and customer safety certifications reviews as necessary

Providing representation at the EF Panavia and CDO Export safety meetings and work groups, controlling project policy and issues with respect to system safety and design safety certification

Undertaking In-Service Weapon System and Sub-systems risk assessments related to arising platform issues

Assisting the Weapons Systems Capability project teams, Support and Service Engineering organisations with risk assessments, ensuring suitable justification exists for action and the adequacy of the proposed remedial action

Promoting the system safety discipline through-out the design and engineering functions

Identifying, developing and sharing good practice and knowledge to support continuous improvement 


What we're looking for in you:

You will be highly self-motivated with excellent communication skills.  You will be used to addressing challenging and complex problems with product issues, possess well developed problem solving abilities and working to demanding and challenging timescales



Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.