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System Safety Engineer

Leonardo UK




Posted: 14/09/2023

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Job Description:

The opportunity:

We have an exciting opportunity for a System Safety Engineer at our Helicopter division in Yeovil. As System Safety Engineer, you are fundamental to the safe design of the complete air vehicle and working within the team you will have the ability to participate in all phases of the product design life cycle from participating in leading edge innovation to supporting aging aircraft.

As part of the System Safety Engineering team you will be responsible for performing the appropriate analyses, in collaboration with other design engineering departments, to derive appropriate design safety requirements and subsequent verification that the offered design(s) meet those requirements. The scope covers all design technologies, for our wide product range encompassing conventional helicopters and uncrewed air systems.

What you'll do as a System Safety Engineer :

As part of the System Safety Engineering team you will carry out the system safety analysis activities for design and in-service support.

Primary tasks will include the authoring of Hazard Assessments in conjunction with the technical specialists and performing detailed analysis of failure conditions, in order to influence the safe design and certification of Leonardo products.

In-service support of existing Leonardo products, including development of necessary modifications, will also be a required part of the role.

What we need from you:

You really must have:
Training in the use of formal safety analysis methods, or alternatively extensive experience in the application of equivalent skills.
Knowledge of specific IT tools such as Fault Tree+ or equivalent.
The ability to plan and execute tasks to achieve timescales and costs.
Good interpersonal skills to ensure effective team working and an appropriate working relationship with external customers.
Proficiency in the use of general office IT tools, such as MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. It would be nice if you have:
Knowledge of Rotorcraft and systems, ideally relevant to our EH101/AW101/AW159/Lynx platforms
Evidence of working in a regulated environment with knowledge of airworthiness regulations eg MAA, EASA or FAA.
Experience of Defence Standard 00-056, ARP4761/4754
Experience in the use of requirements capture tools, such as DOORS. Security Clearance

You must be eligible for full security clearance. For more information and guidance please visit : https://(url removed)/government/publications/united-kingdom-security-vetting-clearance-levels

Life at Leonardo

With a company funded benefits package, a commitment to learning and development, and a flexible approach to working hours focused on the needs of both our employees and customers, a career with Leonardo has never offered as many opportunities or been more accessible to as many people.
Flexible Working: Flexible hours with hybrid working options. For part time opportunities, please talk to us
Company funded flexible benefits: Access to private healthcare, dental schemes, Workplace ISA, Go Green Car Scheme, technology and lifestyle options (£500 annual allowance)
Holidays: 26 days plus bank holidays, option to buy/sell leave and to accrue up to 12 additional flexi leave days per year
Pension: Award winning pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
Wellbeing: Employee Assistance Programme with access to free mental health support, financial wellbeing support and network groups to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to diversity & inclusion (Enable, Pride, Equalise, Reservists, Carers)
Lifestyle: Discounted Gym membership, Cycle to work scheme
Training: Free access to more than 4000 online courses via Coursera
Referral Incentive: You can earn a reward for successfully referring a friend or family member
Bonus: Scheme in place for all employees at management level and below For a full list of our Company benefits please visit our website.

Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has over 45,000 employees, of which 8,000 are based at 8 sites throughout the UK.

At Leonardo UK, we believe that a diverse and inclusive work environment unlocks our people's full potential and drives innovation and creativity. We work hard to offer a welcoming, accessible and inclusive place to work for all of our people, creating a culture where everyone can thrive, feel safe and have a sense of belonging and connection.

This is a great opportunity to bring your talents and form an integral part of Leonardo's future. We can help you develop your skills and offer great opportunities to develop and grow, so why not join us.

Primary Location:
GB - Yeovil - Lysander Rd

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