Product Safety Engineer

BAE Systems
England, Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness
10 May 2019
24 May 2019
Grainne Henderson
Job Type

Product Safety Engineer

Would you like to play a key role ensuring safety within the Weapon Systems business? We currently have a vacancy for a Product Safety Engineer at our site in Barrow-in-Furness

As a Product Safety Engineer, you will be working within the Engineering team providing specialist safety knowledge to project teams involved in the development of military equipment and/or any associated sub-systems or services.

This role will give you the opportunity to develop your product safety knowledge and become an expert within an exciting and niche area. You will also get the chance to work on international projects, liaising with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

Your main responsibilities as a Product Safety Engineer will involve:

Undertaking safety tasks within programme cost and time-scale constraints

Developing strong relationships with the customer

Preparing safety documentation

Undertaking safety hazard analysis, using recognised tools and techniques

Providing technical expertise and general safety advice to project/design teams on operational and environmental aspects

Your skills and qualifications as a Product Safety Engineer:

Demonstrable experience within product safety

Experience preparing safety documentation

Engineering background within mechanical or electrical discipline

Experience within defence/ oil & gas or a similar complex engineering environment

Degree or equivalent qualification or experience within a relevant engineering discipline

What we're looking for in you:

You will have a flexible and adaptable approach to your work, with the ability to work well as part of a team. You will also be customer-focused and motivated to achieving deliverables within timescales and to the highest quality.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: 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.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems - Weapon Systems UK

As part of BAE Systems Platforms and Services organisation in the USA, Weapon Systems (UK) designs, develops, manufactures and supports artillery systems, naval guns, small and medium calibre barrels and provides engineering capability to the wider BAE systems business. Our global reach brings our customers a depth and breadth of expertise that meet critical needs in the air, on land, and at sea. Our mission strives for us to be our customer's trusted and affordable weapons provider, delivering enhanced effects on target and complete mission solutions. We are looking for innovation, commitment and drive to help define the future of Weapon Systems capabilities.

Our UK manufacturing site is based at BAE Systems Barrow in Furness site and is supported by a design team which includes Electronics, Software and Mechanical engineering disciplines. We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Our commitment to our employees and their development is always a priority and our investment in you means working for us will provide you with endless opportunities to create your desired career with us. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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