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Principal Engineer (Product Safety) is sought for BAE Systems in Barrow-In-Furness, UK

Principal Engineer - (Product Safety)-00040141


Would you like to be integral in producing the safety case for Astute class submarine? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer (Product Safety) at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Principal Engineer (Product Safety), you will be involved in the production of safety case documentation to be compiled in accordance with the SMS (Safety Management System).

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer (Product Safety) will involve:
  • Being responsible for ensuring that design changes are incorporated into the programme for production of the safety cases at an individual systems or equipment level in accordance to deliverables set by the customer
  • Maintaining and up keeping of the Astute class hazard log
  • Leading or undertaking hazard identification, safety analysis and safety assessments
  • Managing the Safety Management System (SMS) in accordance with the Safety and Environmental Management Plan (SEMP), including reporting and development of product safety processes/interfaces and other management arrangements
  • Undertaking safety reviews, and audit as directed and demonstrating compliance with the SEMP which includes relevant standards and legislation
  • Authoring, updating and approving safety case documentation
  • Representing the Astute Safety Team as required at relevant safety committees and meetings
Your skills and qualifications:
  • Degree (Honours) or equivalent experience in a STEM related discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)
  • Demonstrable experience Safety Management Systems (SMS) – safety case
  • HAZID (Hazard Identification) analysis experience - process knowledge
  • Chartered Engineer - CEng or working towards
  • Demonstrable experience working to MoD Safety Case methodology and standards e.g. Def-Stans, JSP 430
  • Knowledge/experience in Submarine systems, design and operation
What we're looking for in you:

You will be a credible source for safety engineering and technical expertise, exemplary professional conduct in approach to task as the face of BAE Systems to the customer on the Astute class submarine. You will have the ability to communicate complex engineering concepts in a manner that can be understood by non-specialists and in particular the customer community.

Salary: Competitive
Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Interested? Apply here: United Kingdom - BAE Systems

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.

Maritime – Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. 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.

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