System Safety Engineer

Title - System Safety Engineer

Category - Engineering

Location - Cambridge, United Kingdom

Type - Permanent

Status - Full Time

Closing Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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Vacancy Details

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies in the world delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea.
We specialise in the conversion, modification, maintenance and support of civil and military aircraft, defence vehicle engineering, shelter manufacture, composite solutions and the provision of personnel, training and advice. We are renowned and respected worldwide for our quality of service, engineering excellence, flexibility and reliability.
Part of the 105 year-old Marshall Group of Companies, which has an annual turnover of £1.3 billion, we have over 80 years of aviation experience and have completed over 1500 aircraft modifications in 35 countries. Within our land systems capability, we have designed, manufactured, delivered and supported more than 5000 tactical shelters in over 200 different configurations.

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (Marshall ADG) require a System Safety Engineer (SSE) to work within their Cambridge based Safety team. The successful candidate will report directly to the Safety Manager and should be able to work proficiently as an individual or team player, be enthusiastic, resourceful and have strong communication skills. The SSA will be responsible for:

•Providing System Safety guidance to all Marshall ADG Engineering staff
•Ensuring Safety output conforms to company and regulatory policy
•Promoting Safety awareness throughout the design development lifecycle 
•Co-ordinating the Safety activities within assigned projects
•Supporting and promoting a positive Safety culture within Marshall ADG
•Advising the Safety Manager of project Safety related matters    

Essential requirements: Applicants must have a good knowledge of; Design and Safety Management lifecycles and associated System Safety Engineering processes; System Safety Assessments; the Safety argument/Safety case philosophy; risk and goal based methods and Safety analysis tools and techniques including as a minimum FHA, CCA and FTA. 
Desirable requirements: Candidates will have a degree or equivalent in an aerospace engineering discipline with proven experience in the Safety and Certification of Military and/or Civil aircraft types; be familiar with air domain regulations and guidance including CS25, Defence Standards 00-56, 00-970 and ARP4761; have experience in the use of GSN, hazard logs and safety tools, as well as being proficient in the use of Microsoft office software applications.

Marshall ADG offers employees an attractive reward package. This comprises:
•	Competitive base salary
•	Commensurate with Marshall Grade: 
•	Discretionary bonus scheme
•	25 days holiday plus bank holidays
•	Generous company pension scheme
•	Access to a healthcare plan
•	An excellent flexible benefit scheme
•	Access to a discount scheme which offers substantial savings with a range of retailers, hotel chains, holiday companies etc.

Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either a SC (Security Check), Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.
Vacancy number: 1700

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