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Head of Safety Engineering

Head of Safety Engineering

Job Title: Head of Safety Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Caerphilly, Wales
Industry:
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Reference: HQ00013067_1495471388
Contact Name: Aleysha Magnin
Contact Email: aleysha@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: May 22, 2017 17:43

Job Description

Are you an experienced Lead or Princiapl Safety Engineer with experience in functional and systems safety ideally in the Defence sector? Are you looking to join a growing company with excellent progression opportunities? Would you like to have every 2nd Friday off? If you do please keep reading and apply below.

The Head of Safety role is accountable for enacting the Safety Policy within the Mission Systems UK business; primarily this is discharged by execution of Safety Management Programmes to address Functional and Non-Functional Safety aspects of solutions for Land, Air and Marine platforms

The successful candidate will be a Chartered Engineer with experience of safety team leadership and delivery across multiple programmes. The ability to maintain the business's safety capability, provide strategic safety leadership and deliver flexible and innovative approaches in the military land, see and air environment, is a major requirement of this role.

The role holder will be expected to ensure SQEP personnel are allocated into Project Safety Engineer and Independent Safety Authority roles across the portfolio of Mission Systems programmes.

Qualifications & Experience:

Demonstrable breadth and depth of experience/competence in Safety Engineering for large scale system of systems, or a background that provides the equivalent transferrable experience/competence.
Demonstrable ability to lead a Safety Engineering capability.
Def Stan 00-55; 00-56; IEC 61508; JSP 454; DO-254; DO-178B and C;
HAZOPS
Safety Integrity Levels (SILs)
Environmental Management
Experience of functional safety and system of systems safety
Chartered Engineer, or equivalent status is highly desirable.
Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience


Job Title:Head of Safety Engineering
Salary:£60,000 - £75,000 + flexi-time, every 2nd Friday off, pension, flexible benefits
Location:South Wales, Blackwood

Security

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This role is a PERMANENT position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.