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Technical Specialist Safety and Reliabilty Engineer (Cheltenham

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Parkside Recruitment
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£70,000 per annum
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Technical Specialist Safety & Reliability Engineer

Job Purpose

A global supplier of high integrity control products for aerospace that include: position sensing and control cockpit controls such as joysticks, throttles, selector handles and switches high pressure pure air generators for sensor cooling and pneumatic ejection of aircraft munitions and ruggedized harness systems. For military vehicle and soldier applications, my client provides generic architectures, data management and local situational awareness.

  • Reporting to the Functional Domain Manager, the position would involve safety, reliability, and supportability oversight to proactively influence the development of products to ensure Safety, Testability and R&M principles are implemented and integrated into designs to optimise Whole Life Costs.

Key Responsibilities

  • „Provide the business with technical oversight of its safety, reliability and supportability approach
  • „Provide technical supervision and management of contractor safety, reliability and supportability deliverables
  • Understand and apply the principles of Safety, Reliability, Maintainability and Testability Engineering in accordance with military and civilian standards, directives and requirements for example: Def. Stan¡¦s 00-40, 42, 44, 45, 56, BSEN 61508, MIL-STD 1629 & 882D, MIL-HDBK 217F, RIAC Derating, ARP4761 & 4754, CS25, ABD0100.
  • „Identify and analyse Safety, Testability, R&M requirements from customers
  • Generation of Safety, Reliability, Maintainability, Testability and Supportability plans and case reports
  • Safety and Reliability & Maintainability analysis including reliability prediction, FMECA and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) as part of the design and development activities including development/prototype equipment
  • Provide guidance for design for safety, reliability, maintainability and testability within Engineering design teams
  • Influence the design and development of engineering solutions to be safe and supportable in accordance with the appropriate safety and supportability codes pf practice
  • Conduct/co-ordinate Safety, R&M and Supportability reviews of supplier technical documentation
  • Identify and agree Safety and Supportability requirements from international legislation, directives and standards that may be outside of the project scope and which may impact upon the business

Personal Behaviours

The successful candidate would be expected to demonstrate the following behaviours and skills:
„Pro-active and self-motivated with good problem solving experience
„Willing to think ¡§outside the box¡¨ to achieve problem resolution
„ Positive attitude with ability to work within multifunction teams on rapidly moving projects.
„Helpful and assistive approach to resolution of technical challenges, supportive of change
„Good communication skills (presentation, written and verbal)
„Good core IT skills (Windows, Office, Visio etc.)

Expectations, Background and Understanding
„Degree or HNC educated in an engineering or science discipline
„A background in electronics would be a distinct advantage
„Understanding of product development lifecycle and associated requirements
„Understands the importance of delivery performance to cost and schedule
„Experience and understanding of product development practices to ISO9001 & AS9100 Quality standards
„Understanding and experience of data capture in terms of Technical Publications, Training, Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) and WLC/LCC would be an distinct advantage
Desirable Knowledge/Experience
„Understanding and experience of data capture in terms of Technical Publications, Training, Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) and WLC/LCC
„Awareness of supportability aspects of a programme
„Experience of identifying Programme and Customer related Supportability requirements
„h Experience of Mechanical Engineering Development

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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