The position for Safety and Reliability Engineer in Stevenage is no longer available
Safety and Reliability Engineer
Our client is a Prime Defence Systems Contractor.
Currently they have a vacancy at their Stevenage site for an experienced Safety and Reliability Engineer.
Generation of reliability and safety programme plans and agreement of such programmes with the project and the customer, commensurate with the requirements of the DEF STAN 00-40 series of standards or DEF-STAN 00-56, as applicable. Responsible for the generation, promotion and realization of the stated strategy on a given project.
Conduct a series of system and sub-system reliability activities in support of this plan during all lifecycle phases including, but not limited to:
Production of FMECAs
Preparation of reliability and maintainability predictions
Creation and management of critical items lists
Reliability growth and demonstration test planning, including analysis of the results
Provide support to internal and external project Reliability Panels and Committees
With the reliability focal points, assist in the management and integration of these activities with system engineering and design programs to ensure the timely delivery of material supporting the reliability case.
Liaison with other functions in order to derive reliability requirements.
Conduct a series of system and sub-system safety activities in support of this plan during all lifecycle phases including, but not limited to:
Hazard Identification exercises (SWIFT and HAZOP)
Hazard management and risk analysis, including Fault Tree and event tree analysis
Construction of safety arguments and ALARP statements
Provide support to internal and external project Safety Panels and Committees
With the safety focal points, assist in the management and integration of these activities with system engineering and design programs to ensure the timely delivery of material supporting the safety case.
Liaison with other functions in order to derive safety requirements and hazards.
Specific responsibilities of this role include:
Working with systems team in order to demonstrate satisfaction of safety and reliability requirements
Ability to construct a safety argument that is acceptable to the end customer, project Chief Engineer and the Independent Guided Weapon Safety Officer
Ability to deliver supporting information (reliability/safety case reports, hazard analysis, Functional Failure Analysis, FMECA, reliability predictions, etc) that are timely and acceptable to the above stakeholder community.
Delivery of innovative design solutions utilizing the breadth and depth of Engineering techniques
Bid preparation is appropriately scoped in terms of complexity and level of effort to fit the nature of the proposal
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Demonstrable knowledge of the application of UK and international safety and assessment processes
Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary / multi-national team
Effective written and verbal communication skills with ability to adapt message content depending on audience or stakeholder set
Ability to discern the key technical, commercial, and programme influences from available 'noisy' information
Ability to make, and communicate cost, schedule adherence, and technical performance trade-offs
Systems thinker and systems engineering experience