Product Safety & Environmental Lead - Electronic Warfare Systems
Would you like to be involved with one of the most challenging programmes ever undertaken by the Royal Navy? We currently have a vacancy for a Product Safety & Environmental Lead - Electronic Warfare Systems to join our Combat Systems business at our site in either New Malden or Broad Oak, Portsmouth.
Our Combat Systems form the "brains" of complex warships, and we are involved in the design, development, integration and provision of support that enable navies to protect nations. We provide a range of combat system products and services that support ships throughout their lives, working with our customers to ensure they can respond to ever-evolving maritime threats.
As a Product Safety & Environmental Lead - Electronic Warfare Systems, you will be responsible for leading the Product Safety and Environmental management of Electronic Surveillance (ES) and Electronic Warfare Command and Control (EWC2) equipment, collaborating with the end user, key stakeholders and partners to achieve certification of all aspects of the delivery and support production of the overall System of Systems Safety Case. This will include working alongside the various engineering teams to identify solutions to any emergent physical and functional Product Safety issues and managing the various Product Safety & Environmental artefacts required to support these activities.
This demanding role will provide you with a unique opportunity to be involved in the evolution of electronic warfare solutions, focusing on the most complex Combat System development the Royal Navy has taken in the last 40 years. We can offer excellent career progression opportunities and you will be fully supported in your development within BAE Systems.
Your main responsibilities as a Product Safety & Environmental Lead - Electronic Warfare Systems will involve:
Successfully delivering the Electronic Warfare, System of Systems, development, manufacturing and acceptance, Product Safety & Environmental programme to quality, cost and schedule
Creating, maintaining and working to the Product Safety and Environmental Management Plan, addressing but not limited to, legislative compliance, hazard identification, risk analysis, environmental impact assessment, roles and responsibilities and schedule
Selecting and executing the most appropriate and recognised hazard identification, analysis and risk classification / reduction techniques to derive System of Systems and Product Safety requirements
Facilitating and chairing Hazard Identification meetings
Developing and maintaining Hazard Logs using relevant tools
Creating Bow-Tie diagrams
Managing residual risk using 'ALARP' principles
Developing Product Safety & Environmental arguments for the complex System of Systems products (including software) sometimes from first principles
Summarising the Product Safety Case using Goal Structuring Notation and delivering a robust and coherent System of Systems, Product Safety and Environmental Case
Facilitating Product Safety and Environmental Committee meetings and working groups
Representing Product Safety and Environmental Engineering at committees and working groups
Acting as the customer point of contact for all aspects of Product Safety & Environmental within the Project
Your skills and qualifications as a Product Safety & Environmental Lead - Electronic Warfare Systems:
Degree or equivalent qualification and experience in a STEM subject
Knowledge of and experience in Naval Product Safety and Product Environmental Management System processes and implementation thereof
Understanding of Defence Product Safety and Environmental policies and standards
Experience in building and presenting safety case arguments
Proven ability to work under pressure, whilst maintaining effective and efficient management of priorities and deadlines
Understanding of complex Naval System of Systems architectures
Chartered membership of a relevant professional institute
Electronic warfare System of Systems engineering background
Knowledge of artificial intelligence and associated Product Safety issues
What we're looking for in you:
You will have excellent communication skills with an ability to engage, manage and influence a broad range of stakeholders. You will be collaborative in your approach in order to build positive, effective and trusted relationships within a multi-disciplinary environment and confident in challenging and influencing when required. You will be self-motivated and organised and able to also work independently.
Location: New Malden/Broad Oak Portsmouth
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.
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.