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Principal Systems Safety Engineer


Would you like the opportunity to develop your expertise within the Combat Systems business area that continues to grow to meet the demands of design, development and supply of technology leading complex systems for future submarine programmes? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Systems Safety Engineer at our site in Weymouth.


Reporting into the Combat Systems Safety Manager you will be developing Def Stan 00-56 Safety Cases for major projects associated with submarines in design, in-build and in-service. Areas will include one or more of the following Combat Systems: Above Water Surveillance, Command & Control, Common Infrastructure, External Communication Systems, Navigation and Underwater Surveillance.


This role will enable you to develop a full understanding of the Combat System and liaise with various stakeholders there.



Your main responsibilities as a Principal Systems Safety Engineer will involve: 


Organising and chairing Hazard Identification workshops


Organising and chairing periodic Safety Committee meetings


Attending external Safety and Project meetings


Production and maintenance of Safety Case documentation (Plans, Policies and Reports) to support Project milestones


Conducting Risk Management in accordance with Def Stan 00-56


Reviewing third-party supplied safety case inputs


Mentoring and supporting junior engineers


Managing Safety Case development for allocated projects



Your skills and qualifications as a Principal Systems Safety Engineer:




Degree in Engineering, Safety or equivalent experience

Demonstrable experience within the defence domain 

Broad and thorough knowledge of safety standards 

Experience of producing safety cases




SSMO certification (Ship Safety Management Office)

Experience specifically within the maritime defence environment 



What we're looking for in you:


We are looking for you to be hardworking, self-motivated and driven, with the ability to prioritise your workload appropriately. You will be adaptable, as you will be exposed to a wide variety of engineering problems often troubleshooting to meet project deadlines. 



Salary: Competitive


Location: Weymouth, Frimley, Filton, Ash Vale OR Broad Oak



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 – Combat Systems


Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century. It currently employs approximately 7,700 people, with 500 of these working for Combat Systems across our sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Ash Vale, Broad Oak, Filton, Frimley and Weymouth. 


We are currently responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of the Royal Navy's latest and most capable generation of attack submarines, as well as their intelligent Combat Systems trusted to detect threats in the naval environment.


Our Combat Systems team designs, builds, integrates and supports all of the submarine combat systems in the UK fleet – essentially, the eyes and ears of each platform. We provide through-life support for combat systems, sensors and radars, and deliver complex programmes and technologies by applying expert programme management and world-class engineering.


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.



Inspiring Work, Inspiring People


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 22/Nov/16, 1:59:00 A

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