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E-7 System Safety Engineer (Full-Time or Part-Time)

Yeovil, England; Milton Keynes, England; Bristol, England Job ID 00000405616 Category Engineering - Systems Post Date Jan. 11, 2024
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Job Description

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Boeing Defence UK is looking for an E-7 System Safety Engineer based in Yeovil, Bristol or Milton Keynes. This role is available as Full-Time or Part-Time role with some hybrid working options.

Position overview:

Collaborating with the BDUK Systems Safety and Environmental Engineering Manager and working directly for the E-7 Wedgetail Lead Safety Engineer, undertake development and in-service System Safety activities in support of the UK MOD customer and the UK and US-based suppliers of the Wedgetail weapon system Airborne Mission Segment (AMS).

Your responsibilities will include:

The role has the following key responsibilities:

  • Development of Operational, Product and System Safety artefacts and associated documentation in accordance with Defence Standard 00-056 for the E-7 programme such as the generation of:
    • Project/Programme Safety Management Plans.
    • Identification of applicable legislation and regulations.
      • Including comparison between applicable international laws and directives (primarily US and EU).
    • Safety evaluations of synthetic training equipment design.
      • Including influencing the design to meet safety considerations.
    • Hazard Identification and Analysis including:
      • Preliminary Hazard Identification.
      • Functional Failure Analysis.
      • Operating and Support Hazard Analysis
      • Occupational Health Hazard Analysis.
    • Hazard Logs.
    • Safety Cases, Safety Case Reports and Safety Arguments.
    • Zonal Safety Evaluations.
  • Ensure close liaison with other Boeing, customer and supplier technical fields to ensure appropriate evidence is available to support the Safety Case.
  • Proactively support customer safety meetings and chair System Safety Working Groups
  • Identify, supervise and implement risks, issues and opportunities and support the development of mitigation plans.
  • Identify and apply appropriate safety legislation and regulations.
  • Proactively support the further development, maintenance, review and update of safety process.
  • Some UK, European and US travel is expected.
  • Other job responsibilities may include assistance with systems engineering products for ongoing programmes and work, Export Compliance (technical support of Technical Assistance Agreement (TAAs), Manufacturing License Agreement (MLAs). These include:
    • Assists close liaison with other Boeing, customer and supplier technical teams to ensure appropriate evidence is available to support the Safety Case. Support customer safety meetings and System Safety Working Groups, including the development and review of effective standard work to provide 1st quality inputs.
    • Assist the programme planning and support for safety activities.
    • Proactively support the further development, maintenance, review and update of safety processes.

Preferred Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent.
  • Formal system safety training.
  • Proven experience leading and developing Safety Assessments for aircraft training and associated synthetic training systems.
  • Previous industry Safety Engineering experience in the Military Air environment. This should include application of Def Stan 00-056, POSMS and POEMS.
  • Experience developing Safety Management Systems and in-service management of Safety Cases, and Hazard Logs.
  • Experience with the use of common safety tools, such as CASSANDRA, Adelard Assurance and Safety Case Environment.
  • Experience of identifying and applying appropriate safety legislation and regulations.
  • The candidate should possess strong communication skills, technical proficiency, and skills with project management concepts/tools.
  • The role will have significant UK MOD customer, supplier and wider Boeing interface and therefore a person who is diplomatic whilst being strong minded is essential.
  • Platform or system experience and product knowledge of UK military aircraft is highly desirable.
  • Completed or working towards a post graduate qualification in System Safety Engineering is highly desirable.

What Boeing offers you:

The Boeing benefits package goes above and beyond, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Competitive salary and annual incentive plans
  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the approach and skills to navigate whatever comes next
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs
  • 23 days plus UK public holidays and a Winter Break between Christmas and New Year!
  • Pension Plan with 10% employer contribution
  • Company paid BUPA Medical Plan
  • Short Term Sickness: 100% pay for the first 26 weeks!
  • Long Term Sickness: 66.67% of annual salary from 27th week
  • 6x annual salary life insurance
  • Learning Together Programme to support your ongoing personal and career development
  • Access to Boeing’s Well Being Programs, tool and incentives
  • Parental leave options are available!

Employer will not sponsor visa applications.

Work Authorisation: This requisition is for an international locally hired position. The candidates must have legal right to work in the UK. Boeing will not attempt to acquire Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants.

Relocation: This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Security Clearance: This position requires the ability to acquire a UK security clearance for which the Government requires UK Citizenship.


Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.

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