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Product Safety Engineer

Employer
GE Aviation
Location
Cardiff
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 May 2024

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Clearance Level
SC, None / Undisclosed
Sector
Aerospace
Job Type
Permanent
Job Description Summary
An exciting opportunity to be part of a team, implementing and developing the Safety Management System in the aviation sector.

As aviation regulation requires an SMS system that is Present, Suitable, Operating and Effective for the scope of our business, this is a unique opportunity in an advancing area of growth.

The role consists of the development, maintenance, and administration of the organisation's Safety Management System to ensure product safety.

The role will require you to promote a safety culture through SMS, the analysis of hazards and proactive risk assessments. This will be achieved by the delivery of relevant information across the business around risk management and the reduction of risk to 'As Low As Reasonably Practicable'.

The role will be critical to demonstrating to the regulator our commitment to the changes that are being implemented around regulation and oversight of SMS. This is an exciting opportunity to be engaged at the inception of a significant change in the way regulation is executed and is likely to grow as the new regulatory process matures.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities
  • Facilitate hazard analysis and risk management to reduce the level of risk to 'As Low As Reasonably Practicable'.
  • Review and organise SMS training, promotion and culture surveys, including content to support the business in recurrent training.
  • Support the independent review of investigations and just culture.
  • Support the safety action groups and the distribution of safety information.
  • Internal safety reporting and communication within the business.
  • Supporting the development, administration, and maintenance of the organisation's safety management system.
  • Collation of Safety Data from internal and external locations.

Qualifications/Requirements
  • Awareness of SMS requirements
  • Computer literacy is essential to the position.
  • Working knowledge of the principles of regulation with emphasis on EASA Part 145.
  • Experience in using problem-solving root cause analysis tools.
  • Effective communication skills.
Desired Characteristics
  • Experience in Product Safety - Safety Management Systems
  • Experience in Aviation sector - Quality systems
  • Effective communication skills, both written and spoken and the ability to interact at all levels - including senior business leadership, regulatory representatives, and customer / operator representatives.
  • The ability to exercise role flexibility.
  • The ability to work under their own initiative whilst supporting the team structure
  • A pragmatic approach to decision making, and the ability to understand and take account of the wider business picture
  • The ability to assimilate information quickly and make fact-based decisions

Flexible Working

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

Total Reward

At GE Aerospace we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;
  • Non-contributory Pension
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Group income protection
  • Private medical cover
  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days + public holidays, with flexible option to buy or sell

Equal Opportunities

GE Aerospace Wales is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.

GE Aerospace Wales is a Disability Confident Committed employer, and welcomes applications from disabled candidates. We are dedicated to ensuring our recruitment processes are accessible to all. Should you require any adjustments to our recruitment processes or would like to ask us a question please contact HR.Wales@ge.com .

Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS


Right to Work

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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