Regulatory Compliance & Safety Engineer

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Amy Minnock

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Product Regulatory Compliance / Safety and Environmental Engineer

Location: Portsmouth, Newport, Stevenage or Corsham

Duration: 6 months

Rate: Negotiable

A vacancy for a Safety/Regulatory Compliance Engineer has arisen within a Defence and Space client of ours. This role could be based at any of the Portsmouth, Newport, Stevenage or Corsham sites.

Working directly with projects teams, the job holder will ensure safety and environmental requirements are identified and complied with.

Main tasks and accountabilities:

  • Support and facilitate the creation and maintenance of Product Regulatory Compliance Records and preparation of technical files, including the assessment of relevant supplier information and support to internal / external test campaigns
  • Support the development of products to meet the requirement of EU Directives including the delivery of technical files and Declarations of Conformity
  • Development and maintenance of Safety and Environmental Cases in accordance with UK MOD Safety and Environmental processes and procedures
  • Development and maintenance of project Safety and Environmental Management Plans and related safety and environmental management system documentation
  • Production of deliverable documentation and ensuing the timely delivery and acceptance in line with project timescales
  • Provide advice, guidance and expertise to project and product teams, acting as focal point for all project Safety, Environmental and Product Regulatory compliance matters
  • Lead and manage to resolution Safety, Environmental and Product Regulatory compliance issues
  • Ensuring that all business, regulatory and customer requirements are identified and appropriate compliance evidence is available
  • Undertaking / facilitating required Safety and Environmental analysis
  • Chair internal / external Project Safety and Environmental Committee meetings as required
  • Costing/scheduling of Safety and Environmental work packages
  • Supporting and participating in Project reviews

Proven Ability / Key Skills:

  • Degree in Engineering, Safety, Environmental or related subject with a background in Safety or Quality Assurance
  • Knowledge and proven ability of Safety and Environmental Product Regulatory Compliance legislation
  • Good knowledge and ability of Safety Management Systems
  • Knowledge and familiarity of UK MOD Safety and Environmental Management processes (Def Stan 00-056, POSMS, POEMS)
  • Recognised Health and Safety qualification and / or proven ability


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).