Safety Engineers

Job details
Posting date: 15 May 2020
Salary: £46.35 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 14 June 2020
Location: Yeovil, Somerset
Company: MPI Limited
Job type: Contract
Job reference: J33888/SysSafEng/Tel

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MPI have a requirement for an experienced Safety Engineers on site for our client based in Yeovil.

This is for an ongoing contract.

Working 37 hours per week.

Rate of Pay:
£46.35 Per Hour - PAYE

Systems Safety Engineer.
Provide systems safety engineering expertise to internal safety engineering activities. Undertaking all systems safety activities in support of UK Safety Cases for modifications to aerospace platforms, systems and supporting equipment as required. Applies an interdisciplinary collaborative approach to plan design develop and verify a lifecycle balanced system of systems and system solutions. Evaluates customer and /operational needs to define and coordinate system performance requirements integrate technical parameters and assure compatibility of all physical functional and program interfaces. Performs various analyses to optimize total system of systems and/or system architecture. Performs analyses for affordability safety reliability maintainability testability human systems integration survivability vulnerability susceptibility system security regulatory certification product assurance and other specialties quality factors into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success. Develops the planning organization implementation and monitoring of requirements management processes tools risk issues opportunity management and technology readiness assessment processes. Resolves cross-functional technical issues
The role has the following key responsibilities:
1. Execute the development of Safety Cases and associated documentation in accordance with Defence Standard 00-056 for Modifications to UK aerospace platforms, systems and supporting equipment, such as the generation of:
a. Project/Programme Safety Management Plans.
b. Safety assessment of design and influencing design through safety considerations.
c. Hazard Identification and Analysis including:
i. Preliminary Hazard Identification
ii. Functional Failure Analysis
iii. Operating and Support Hazard Analysis
iv. Occupational Health Hazard Analysis
v. Fault Tree analysis using the Fault Tree+ module of Reliability Workbench
vi. Zonal Safety Assessment
d. Hazard Logs using the CASSANDRA Hazard Log tool.
e. Safety Cases, Safety Case Reports and Safety Arguments using Claims, Argument Evidence and Goal Structuring Notation using the Adelard Assurance and Safety Case Environment.
2. Assists close liaison with other Boeing, customer and supplier technical disciplines to ensure appropriate evidence is available to support the Safety Case.
3. Support customer safety meetings and System Safety Working Groups, including the development and review of effective standard work to provide 1st quality inputs.
4. Assist the programme planning and support for safety activities.
5. Identify risks, issues and opportunities and support the development of mitigation plans.
6. Proactively support the further development, maintenance, review and update of safety process.

Other job responsibilities may include assistance with systems engineering products for ongoing programmes and deliverables, Export Compliance (technical support of Technical Assistance Agreement (TAA's), Manufacturing License Agreement (MLA's).
Required competencies:
Demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively on the planning of work, and develop/use meaningful metrics to evaluate safety status and provide performance visibility. Able to effectively execute opportunities to improve strategies, processes and project plans. Assist the removal of obstacles by identifying where and what help is needed and coordinating with the appropriate leaders and team members.
The candidate should possess strong communication skills, technical competency, and skills with project management concepts/tools. The candidate should be experienced with the use of safety tools such as CASSANDRA, Adelard Assurance and Safety Case Environment and Fault Tree+. Experience in the application of Def Stan 00-56 safety requirements to aircraft modifications is extremely desirable. Specific platform or system experience and product knowledge is highly desired, along with thorough experience of UK MoD safety policies, processes and culture. Previous industry or military service Safety Engineering experience is essential. The role will have significant UK MoD and wider Boeing interface and therefore a person who is diplomatic whilst being strong minded is required. Some UK and US travel is expected.
Boeing Level Guide:
Completely understands and applies job practices, techniques, standards, principles, theories, and concepts. Possesses general knowledge of other related disciplines.
Problem Solving:
Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Develops solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.
Independently determines and develops approaches to solutions. Receives general direction for work that is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results, reaching erroneous decisions or making recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.
Interacts frequently with inter-organizational personnel and external customers. Represents the organization by providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects

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