Safety Expert in Hydro-Mechanical Systems - Airbus - Bristol - Wizbii

Safety Expert in Hydro-Mechanical Systems

  • By Airbus
  • Bristol (United Kingdom)
  • Quality / Safety / Hygiene
2018-10-05T12:36:19+0000

Job description

Safety Expert in Hydro-Mechanical Systems

Airbus Filton

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

Airbus, the world's leading Aircraft manufacturer has exciting new job opportunities to join its Engineering teams at Filton, Bristol.
Core activities include the design, engineering and support for Airbus wings, fuel systems and landing gear Integration. We develop our people to work on systems, structures and aerodynamics research, development and test facilities.
The engineering site at Filton is a vibrant and diverse place to work. Come and join our community which is developing the future of flight through our “Wing of the future” programme and researching the next big aviation concepts and subsequent technologies, within our new Airbus Wing Integration Centre.

An opportunity has arisen to join the Airbus Systems & Reliability team in Filton, as an Expert in the field of Safety Compliance of Hydro-mechanical Systems.

The Safety & Reliability team are key in ensuring that systems architectures and their integration on the aircraft comply with the latest airworthiness regulations and safety processes. The team of around 50 safety engineers is based in five separate locations around Europe and is accountable for the safety activities (functional and physical) for all aircraft systems.

As a Safety Expert, you will be the technical lead for the safety activities in the design and continued airworthiness of Landing Gear and Fuel Systems. You will also provide expertise support for a number of other systems whose safety activities are carried out in the European based teams.

Seeked profile

Tasks & accountabilities

o Undertake hazard identification associated risk assessments and produce safety case reports
o Technical approval of the Uk teams deliverables
o Advise key stakeholders e.g. Chief Engineer, Design Team Leaders on risks that will affect the safety of the aircraft and work closely with these stakeholders to manage these risks
o Support the various certification managers in meetings with authorities e.g. EASA
o Influence systems design and in-service solutions through understanding how failures will affect systems operation
o Ensure that applied safety methods and processes are compliant to the latest internal and external standards
o Consolidate the safety ‘validation and verification' activities at systems level
o Drive ‘best-practice' improvement across all safety teams
o Influence and support the evolution of methods and tools used by the teams
o Contribute to the Safety R&T strategy and be the technical lead on Uk based R&T projects
o Build and maintain a strong network within the Airbus expert and design community
o Provide Safety coaching and training for team members and systems designers

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Required skills

As the successful candidate, you must be able to demonstrate the following:

o Engineering degree
o Significant experience in safety engineering applied to complex aircraft systems
o Practical experience in applying functional methods described in ARP4761 i.e. FHA, PSSA, SSA, CMA
o Knowledge and practical experience in compliance demonstration with applicable airworthiness regulations (CS/FAR 25.1309)
o Awareness of safety methods for ‘Particular Risk Analysis' and ‘Zonal Safety Analysis'
o Good communication skills
o Strong team player

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

Posting date: 12.07.2018
Closing date: 10.08.2018

We offer:

o Excellent competitive salary with yearly reviews
o Total remuneration package made up of Basic Salary, Performance Bonus & Success Sharing
o 25 days holiday (Ability to buy 35 additional hours) plus bank holidays
o Pension Scheme Defined contribution pension scheme with scale matching contribution
o Flexible Benefits based on grade – Multiple options including health care and car options
o Flexible working hours & practices (including Friday half-day)
o Onsite social clubs
o Strong career development opportunities (learning path, opportunities to move internally, UK wide and internationally)

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About Airbus

Constructeur aéronautique, Airbus est aujourd’hui le leader mondial de la construction d’avions de ligne. Créé à la fin des années 1960 avec le projet A300, lancé à l’initiative de plusieurs pays européens, il fabrique des avions de 100 places (A318) à plus de 500 places (A380). Il appartient au groupe EADS, renommé « Airbus Group » en 2014, et présent sur 170 sites dans le monde. 6000 avions Airbus sont aujourd’hui en exploitation, avec une volonté du constructeur aéronautique de mettre l’accent sur la réduction de l’empreinte carbone (réduction de la quantité de CO2 produite par avion).

Airbus, dont le siège est situé près de Toulouse, compte 59 000 employés dans le monde et 15 sites principaux situés en France, Allemagne, Espagne et Royaume-Uni (ainsi que d’autres sites aux Etats-Unis, en Chine, au Moyen-Orient et au Japon).

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