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Safety & Reliability Engineer - Stevenage

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 5303 Date Posted: Monday 30 Oct 2023
Safety and Reliability Engineer
Location:                Stevenage
Salary:                    £45,000 to £60,000 – DOE + bonus, flexible working options & good pension
An opportunity has arisen for a Safety & Reliability Engineer to exploit their safety, reliability, and system engineering skills to influence the safety and reliability aspects of technically sophisticated and exciting products. For safety, this will involve optimising the effort devoted to safety assurance, with the goal of balancing safety against the inherently lethal attributes required of complex weapon systems.  For reliability, ensuring optimum effort is devoted to progressive reliability assurance, with the goal of ensuring the delivery of a lean but effective reliability programme.
Safety and Reliability Engineer Role
By understanding the system and its operating context, the safety and reliability engineer will decide what type of evidence will most cost-effectively show that the identified hazards or reliability risks have been mitigated to the customer’s satisfaction, using a range of techniques and approaches. This role is about balancing time and cost constraints to ensure that a convincing safety case and/or reliability case, comprising of appropriate evidence, is constructed.
Safety and Reliability Engineer experience required
  • Thorough understanding and experience of how the hazard analysis and safety evaluation processes integrate with the system engineering process
  • Ability to deliver supporting information (Safety Case Reports, Hazard Analysis, Functional Failure Analysis, FTA, FMECA, reliability prediction, etc).
  • Fully appreciates that reliability is not just a number, and has experience of reliability planning, analysis, and testing during development.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of, and experience in, the application of UK and International system engineering processes. 
  • Good knowledge of complex electronic systems and the associated safety and reliability issues (but other engineering subject areas, such as design, software, manufacture, etc, will be considered for candidates with the right strengths in other areas).
  • Good verbal, written communications analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ideally degree qualified or equivalent
This world leading engineering company can offer you a fantastic chance to grow, develop and fulfil your career within a dynamic and innovative environment whilst providing ongoing training, development, and progression opportunities.
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