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Safety & Environmental Engineer

£45,000 - £77,000 per year
Closing date
Sep 30, 2022

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Environmental Engineering, Other
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
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Safety & Environmental Engineer

Templecombe, Belfast, Hybrid Working

Would you like to work for a world-renowned company that research, develop and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better and keep us safer?

Do you want to be part of a team of highly supportive specialists that are designing solutions that make tomorrow possible, today? Then look no further…

What the role has to offer:

An opportunity to work in an exciting, dynamic and fast moving environment

Working on high visibility "state of the art" weapons systems

Involvement at the forefront of the future direction of leading/cutting edge technology development for Thales

You will be visible across a wide range of products and exposure to stakeholders at all levels

Our opportunity

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Safety & Environmental Engineer to join Thales Integrated Airspace-protection Systems (IAS) who provide a range of defence and air protection products for the UK and international customers.

You will be responsible for ensuring that we design and deliver products that can be certified to international standards and can be safely used by our Customers.

You will plan and manage safety related activities within bids and projects to ensure the end product risk has been reduced so far as is reasonably practicable.

You will also lead and conduct the hazard analysis activities and development of safety & environmental requirements for IAS products throughout their lifecycle. It will provide direction to the design teams for the implementation of requirements and design features to provide the necessary safety assurance and safety argument.

You will work closely with Project and Product team members, members of the S&EM team, customer Project Team members, and Customer Subject-matter experts, e.g. Safety Managers, DOSG advisors and Sub-contractor Safety Representatives

This role will require SC Clearance. It would be advantageous if currently held; if not currently held it is expected that the post holder will undergo SC Clearance, please visit the UKSV website for further guidance.

About you

You will be a qualified safety profession ideally with an MSC in Safety or equivalent qualification in Systems Safety.

You will have a science or engineering degree or equivalent together with experience in a safety engineering role within an engineering environment and experience of leading safety engineering related activities together with the following:-

Good working knowledge of product safety standards and legislation

Broad knowledge of product safety engineering and environmental management practices

Ability to define and implement sound engineering design principles and methodology

Ability to carry out detailed safety analysis, risk evaluation and safety case construction using best practice approach

Ability to carry out detailed environmental analysis, impact and risk evaluation

Good communication skills with excellent attention to detail

A methodical and logical approach to problem solving

The ability to present a reasoned argument for the inclusion of safety risk mitigation measures in a design

The ability to weigh up all available evidence and explore a designer's rationale without entering into conflict situations

Ability to work as an integral member of a project team

What We Can Offer

We're committed to giving you opportunities to be your best. We believe in embracing the passion and potential of our people, and to achieve this we offer market leading training, development and experiences, along with the opportunity to be mentored and coached by some of the smartest minds in the industry.

We hire from within as our first priority, so you'll have a myriad of opportunities within our diverse, global organisation.

Company Story

The future is full of excitement and change; each new change and technology will create situations no one has had to deal with before or even anticipated and it will happen at an even faster pace than today.


Your health and well-being matters to us and that's why we offer you the flexibility to do what's important to you; whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times.

Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

If you are interested in this role, we would encourage you to have informal chat with the Talent Acquisition Partner.

Thales is an equal opportunities employer and diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of Thales
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