Safety Engineer (Marine/Aerospace) – Bristol/Derby/Preston/Remote


Highly Competitive + Benefits - Remote/Hybrid


Sector: Aerospace
Function: Electrical/Electronics
Contact: Peter Heap
Phone: 01384 446127
Job Ref: 65571

Job details

Safety Engineers - Bristol/Hybrid/Remote

Jonathan Lee Recruitment is seeking an experienced Safety Engineer to support our clients' activity within the aerospace, marine and defence sector. These are full-time roles ideally based in Bristol, or on a hybrid/sister office opportunity. Due to upcoming projects and supporting continued growth, these roles will join an existing Systems & Safety team supporting key aerospace/defence/military projects in the marine/aerospace systems engineering domain.

These roles will be predominantly based in the Bristol office with occasional travel to their customer sites as required. As part of their commitment to flexibility, staff can choose to work from the sister offices in Preston or Derby if preferred. They will also accept hybrid working or fully remote working. 

The Systems and Safety team, the Safety Engineers will be responsible for the delivery of systems safety support to our business and our clients which will include activities such as:

  • Providing safety input to bid, internal/external design review and/or certification related activities
  • Guiding the safety programme requirements
  • Collation of evidence and deliverables to support product safety argument generation
  • Hazard identification & control
  • Detailed analysis of complex systems using fault tree (FTA) methodology
  • Production of safety case reports
  • System level analysis, integrating multiple sub-system inputs
  • Platform loss modelling, integrating multiple system level analyses
  • Safety assessments 
  • Common mode / cause analysis 
  • Risk analyses 

Candidates will ideally be Degree qualified in a related engineering discipline. In addition:

  • The ability to lead activities within a team, work package creation, management, and delivery
  • The personal qualities of the candidates will be key to success in this role which demands a self-motivated attitude
  • A professional approach, and good organisational skills.

Candidates must be able to identify with the characteristics and qualities detailed below:

  • An ability to manage multiple tasks, to work independently when required, and the organisation and drive to follow defined processes through to a successful outcome
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including a diplomatic and professional approach when dealing with people
  • The confidence to question practices and the willingness to question to gain a full understanding of issues

Due to the nature of our clients' activity, security clearances may be required and therefore suitable nationalities / UK living status will be required.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978.

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Peter Heap

Associate Director – Energy

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