Product Safety & Environmental Engineer
Would you like to play a key role supporting the safety and environmental management systems within Naval Ships? We currently have a vacancy for a Product Safety and Environmental Engineer at our site in Broad Oak or Frimley.
As a Product Safety and Environmental Engineer, you will be responsible for the safety and environmental management of specified projects; providing both physical and functional safety expertise as well as product environmental expertise to these projects.
This role will provide you with excellent career progression opportunities and you will be fully supported in your development within BAE Systems.
Your main responsibilities as a Product Safety & Environmental Engineer will involve:
Producing pre-bid product safety & environmental assessments to inform the risks associated with the project
Producing safety and environmental management plans
Developing safety & environmental arguments for complex systems (including software) sometimes from first principles
Selecting and executing the most appropriate and recognised hazard identification, analysis and risk classification / reduction techniques
Developing Hazard Logs using SMARTer
Your skills and qualifications as a Product Safety & Environmental Engineer:
Experience in one or more of the following areas:
· System safety/ product safety
· Naval operator/maintainer background
Experience of working with multiple project stakeholders at various levels, ideally within an MOD/Navy environment
An awareness of legislation, standards, processes and tools used in safety environmental engineering
Product safety or systems safety experience gained from a complex engineering environment
What we're looking for in you:
You will be an excellent communicator both verbally and written, with the ability to influence a range of stakeholders. You will also be organised, self-motivated with a high attention to detail.
Location: Broad Oak, (Hampshire) or Frimley, (Surrey)
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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
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
We design, develop, integrate and provide through-life support to naval combat systems that enable navies to protect nations. Vital information from ship sensors such as radar and sonar, are captured through our core product, the Combat Management System. This advanced technological capability allows ships crews to rapidly respond to potentially life threatening situations.
In using this cutting-edge technology, we are at the forefront of defence system integration. Our products feature across the Royal Navy’s surface fleet aboard Type 23 frigates, Type 45 destroyers and Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The new Type 26 Global Combat Ships, under construction by BAE Systems in Glasgow, will also use the next generation of our combat systems.
We pride ourselves on being the combat systems integrator of choice, not only integrating our own products, but those of other defence companies too in delivering combat systems for both the Royal Navy and international customers.
We offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop with us. The health and well-being of our employees matters to us and that’s why we offer the flexibility for you to do what’s important to you, whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential.
Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer and our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process