Engineer-Product Safety Assurance
Would you like to work within the Engineering Product Assurance Department (EPAD), a cross-functional team, influencing how Product Safety is delivered within the business, our products and services through all phases of Life Cycle Management?
We currently have a vacancy for an Engineer-Product Safety Assurance at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.
As an Engineer you will be playing a key role in governance of Product Safety across business functions and Product Safety assurance of products and services, which includes the Astute and Dreadnought Class Submarines for the Royal Navy. You will be liaising with other business functions and teams to deliver corporate and business Product Safety objectives.
In the EPAD Product Safety Assurance Team, you will be supported by and work with business and submarine technical specialists in the delivery of Product Assurance objectives. This role offers excellent career development and career progression opportunities.
Your Main Responsibilities as an Engineer will include:
Working within EPAD, providing Product Safety management, design and analysis advice in support of business objectives and products and services programmes
Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager Product Safety Assurance
Advising and recommending to the Engineering Manager on the appropriate Product Safety technical design and business matters
Delivery of corporate/business Product Safety objectives within the EPAD and advising other business functions in the delivery of their corporate and business Product Safety objectives
Undertaking audits on the Maritime business, products and services Product Safety Management Systems
Liaising with other business functions and teams to ensure successful integration of Product Safety within business, products as well as services processes
Essential Criteria for this role:
Honours Degree in STEM related discipline or equivalent qualification or experience
Application experience of Life Cycle Management
What we are looking for in you:
You will be self-motivated and have the ability to work unsupervised and still meet tight deadlines. At the same time you will have excellent communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with the wider team when required. The ability influence others, whilst putting forward clear, concise and credible reasoning to support judgements
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.
(COMPANY NAME) 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.
We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.
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