Product Safety Engineer (00105262)

Aeropeople Ltd Live
15th April 2024
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Job Type


Job Title: Product Safety Engineer
Salary:up to £55,000 per annum dependent on experience
Location: Portsmouth

We currently have a vacancy to join one of the world's leading, global defence, security and aerospace companies as a Product Safety Engineer. This role will be based in Portsmouth and hybrid working is available- individual circumstances will be considered and discussed. Flexible working hours are also available.
The company works at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
Their Underwater Weapons are highly complex and as they contain OME products require on-going, detailed scrutiny to ensure they remain ALARP and compliant with relevant MOD Safety Policies (e.g., DSA03 OME). As a member of this team, you will be supporting the assurance cases of all in-service variants of both their Heavyweight and Lightweight torpedoes. In addition to assuring the torpedoes you will also be responsible for the assurance of the test and support equipment used during the development, servicing and maintenance of the weapons.

Main Responsibilities:

• Demonstrating an understanding of how to assure products from the first principles of safety engineering
• Supporting across our Underwater Weapons portfolio of Torpedoes, Mine Neutralisers and Autonomous Underwater Systems
• Developing efficient yet effective safety arguments, often from first principles, for technically complex products
• Providing credible advice and guidance to the project team on Product Safety matters, ensuring that safety considerations are an integral part of the design process, taking cognisance of the whole product lifecycle
• Ensuring project compliance with applicable UK and international legislation in particular, but not limited to, compliance with DSA02-DMR and other Ministry of Defence procedures
• Deploying the latest thinking from across industry and academia to support new cutting-edge work on the safety of future product designs, including active work moving into the Model Based Safety Assurance arena
• Be expected to contribute to the Business's policy and culture of continuous process improvement, in particular Safety process improvement initiatives


• Enhanced Pension scheme- up to 14% combined
• Flexible working pattern including working from home/ flexible start and finish times
• 25 holiday days plus bank holidays- 26 days after 5 years' service/ 27 days after 10 years' service
• Shared Incentive Plan
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Life Assurance (you and your spouse/ partner)- 6 x salary
• Ill Health Income Protection/ Private Medical Insurance- 50% of salary

About You:

• Hold Engineering/Systems/Safety degree or equivalent that supports or is working towards IEng status;
• Clear understanding of safety engineering & assurance principles
• Knowledge of relevant safety legislation & standards
• Experienced and qualified engineers from other disciplines who display the correct behaviours and have an understanding of safety engineering, will actively be considered for this role
• An understanding of product development and delivery lifecycles

You must be eligible to apply for SC clearance and, therefore, must hold a British passport and have lived and worked in the UK for the past 5 years

About Aeropeople:

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Aeropeople's expertise and experience is entrenched in the aerospace, aviation, engineering, motorsport, automotive, and defence industries. We have the insight and know-how at both a local and international level to help bring people and businesses together, saving time and energy. Our capability is validated through our Engineering Services division encompassing Aircraft Line Maintenance services and Continuing Airworthiness Maintenance Organisation (CAMO), combined with our Aviation Training division offering technical training aircraft courses.

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