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Product Safety Engineer

Leonardo UK




Posted: 14/09/2023

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Job Description:

The opportunity:

At Leonardo, we have an opportunity for Safety Engineers to join our Supportability team.

The Supportability function has a unique position within our business as it is involved in all the stages of a programme, from initial development, production, customer support and repairs, and eventually disposal.

Whether you have extensive industry experience, just starting your career in aerospace or looking to return to the industry this could be the opportunity for you and we are keen to hear from you!

What you'll do as a Product Safety Engineer:

If you have any experience in the following areas, we would be keen to hear from you. We favour behaviours and experience over a specific toolset. We have an opportunity to tailor the responsibilities of the role to your experience, therefore, if you have all levels of safety experience and aspirations to develop would like to hear from you.
Influencing design by analysis of Safety and Environmental aspects and developing Safety requirements
Working across the full engineering lifecycle with a focus on developing Safety and Environmental Impact Management programmes
Equipment Failure Modes Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
Safety Hazard Identification and Safety Management including Fault Tree Analysis
Working in, or knowledge of, the disciplines of Reliability, Maintainability and Testability
Working with MIL-STD-882; Def Stan 00-051, 00-055, 00-056, 00-970; MAA Regulatory Articles
Understanding of BS EN61010 and BS EN6095; and RTCA DO-178 and DO-254 would be desirable
Problem solving and managing potentially conflicting inputs from multiple stakeholder groups
Creation of beneficial relationships with cross-functional colleagues, customers, and suppliersWorking across the Radar and Advanced Targeting business areas you will be actively involved in analysing, assessing, and influencing the supportability characteristics, supportability strategy, and performance of the next generation of Leonardo products.

As a Safety Engineer you will have the following responsibilities:
Engaging with the Integrated Project Teams to deliver Supportability Engineering work packages in areas of Safety and Environmental Impact.
Working closely with across multiple Engineering disciplines to identify and avoid safety and environmental related problems on complex systems before they reach production.
Use your engineering talent to grow and develop the supportability community and core skills base and contribute to continual improvement of Leonardo's Safety and Environmental Management System
Contribute to continuous product and process/procedural improvements to help drive out the cost and reputational consequence of failure by reducing safety risks.Understanding the Customers' requirements to help guide the development of safe equipment capable of meeting the needs of current and future operational environments.

What we need from you:

We make the best products, and we can only do that with the best people. We encourage and support every engineer to develop, own and drive ambitions and goals.

Ideally, you will have an engineering or science-based Honours degree and have worked in industry, defence or will have relevant experience.

You will have effective and flexible communication and the ability to prepare coherently structured reports including relevant data and evidenced claims and present the outcome of safety analysis to Integrated Project Teams and customers.

Our team use: Microsoft Office packages; PTC Windchill Quality Solutions; DOORS; Matlab / Simulink; Jira and Python and a considerable level of expertise with these would be highly desirable.

Security Clearance

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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: 25 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 belowFor 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 - Edinburgh

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