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Principal Safety Engineer

Principal Safety Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence, Maritime Defence, Security Cleared

  • Salary:

    £53.57 - £60.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Simon Page

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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  • Client:

    Morson Talent

Principal Safety Engineer

Location: Barrow - however flexible with working from home over the next 6-12 months

Duration: 6 months

Rate: £60 per hour Umbrella or £53.57 PAYE including holiday pay


  • To articulate and present complex technical argument clearly, logically and simply
  • Provide assurance to the Design Authority as to the adequacy and robustness of the Safety Case and supporting documentation
  • To liaise with both internal and external customers as required ensuring that their requirements are adequately supported and that their needs are fully considered and incorporated where appropriate and agreed
  • To undertake peer reviews or checking / verification tasks as directed
  • To contribute to identification and rapid closure of issues emerging and to manage the resulting change embodiment activities
  • To provide programme status, identify problem areas and implement agreed recovery plan

Proven Ability / Key Skills

  • Proven ability in delivery of Functional Safety Cases and complex Probabilistic Safety Analysis
  • Proven ability in the following:
  • Understanding/ experience of Programmable Equipment Safety Statements
  • Knowledge of working specifically with Defence Standard 00-055
  • Safety Management Systems (SMS)
  • Producing Functional Safety justifications
  • Deriving Safety Function Requirements (SFRs)
  • Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
  • Event Tree Analysis (ETA)
  • Accident Sequence Modelling (ASM)
  • Experience in using safety standards and guidance: E.g. IEC61508, DO178, DEF-STAN-00-56, ARP-4761


Due to the sensitive nature of the product all applicants must have worked within the Defence / Military industry within the last 12 months or be capable of obtaining Security Clearance (SC level minimum).

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