Safety Engineer - Defence Industry - Weymouth

As Product Safety Engineer, you will apply your subject matter expertise to ensure that the safety risks of operating submarine combat systems and other complex sub-systems are as low as reasonably practicable

The Role

Key accountabilities for the Product Safety Engineer are:

  • Providing advice on product safety matter to the project and engineering managers delivering the programmes and ensuring the safety considerations are correctly considered, defined and implemented
  • Engaging with third parties, such as equipment or system suppliers, to review and gather supporting safety case evidence
  • Developing the necessary studies and assessments, such as functional safety justifications, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis and the production and maintenance of Safety Case documentation, in accordance with appropriate legal, industry and defence standards
  • Using your expertise and experience to make recommendations for improvements where appropriate, at the same time keeping abreast of changing safety standards and industry best-practice


To be considered for the role of Product Safety Engineer, you should be able to demonstrate:

  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in relevant STEM subject (Engineering/ Physics/ Maths/ Science)
  • Broad knowledge of industry safety standards (such as Def Stan 00-56, IEC 61508 or similar)
  • Demonstrable experience in safety engineering activities in the defence, maritime or a relevant highly regulated domain

The Package

The salary on offer for the role is up to £53,000 as well as excellent company benefits

This position can be based in either Frimley, Weymouth, Bristol, Portsmouth, Barrow-in-Furness

To Apply

To apply for the role of Product Safety Engineer, or to have an initial discussion about this or any other vacancy, please email your CV

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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