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Chinook Systems Safety Engineer (Part-Time)

The Boeing Company
Yeovil, England, United Kingdom
Closing date
21 Feb 2023

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Job Description

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Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defence, space and security systems. We are engineers, technicians, skilled scientists and thinkers, ambitious innovators and dreamers. By joining us, you can help build something better for our customers and for the world.

This role provides systems safety engineering expertise to internal safety engineering programmes. Undertaking all systems safety activities in support of UK safety cases for modifications to aerospace platforms, aircraft systems and training equipment as the need arises.

Programme Requirement

Boeing Defence UK is looking for a System Safety Engineer based in Bristol or Yeovil. Reporting to the BDUK Aircraft safety Engineering Manager and working directly for the Chinook Lead Safety Engineer. The role is to undertake development of aircraft System Safety activities in support of the UK MOD.

Position Responsibilities

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 Chinook programme such as the generation of:
    • Project/Programme Safety Management Plans.
    • Identification of applicable legislation and regulations
    • Hazard Logs
    • Safety Cases, Safety Case Reports and Safety Arguments.
  • Ensure close liaison with other Boeing, customer and supplier technical disciplines 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 execute 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience developing Safety Cases for complex systems and aircraft Training equipment and/or Services
  • Understand and have experience of applying Safety Techniques on complex aircraft systems

Preferred Experience, Education & Skills:

  • Formal System Safety training would be highly desirable
  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Proven experience leading and developing Safety Assessments for MoD aircraft and/or ground based systems
  • Previous industry Safety Engineering experience in the application of Def Stan 00-056 or POSMS.
  • Experience developing Safety Management Systems and in-service management of Safety Cases, and Hazard Logs.
  • Understanding and experience of applying Safety Techniques to Safety Related Data and Information Systems
  • Experience with the use of common safety tools, specifically CASSANDRA, Adelard Assurance and Safety Case Environment
  • Demonstrating the ability to plan of work, and develop/use meaningful metrics to evaluate safety status and provide performance visibility
  • Ability to optimally identify and execute opportunities to improve strategies, processes and project plans
  • Experience of developing resource workload plans and schedules
  • Experience of providing safety support into bids and proposals
  • Excellent communication skills, technical proficiencies, and skills with project management concepts/tools
  • For senior roles, completion of or working towards a post graduate qualification in System Safety Engineering is highly desirable, but not essential
  • Familiarity with MAA safety policy and requirements in a military aircraft context.
  • Platform or system experience and product knowledge of UK military aircraft.

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 mindset 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

Please note: This is a part-time position with approx 22.5 hours/week.

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Work Authorisation: This position does not have sponsorship approval. This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to acquire Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants.

Security Clearance: Willingness and eligibility to undergo and acquire a SECURITY CHECK/CLEARANCE (SC) is required.

Relocation: Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

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; color, 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. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process.

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