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Product Environmental Engineer

Closing date
Mar 29, 2023

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Environmental Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Location: Crawley, United Kingdom

In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we 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. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. 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.

Product Environmental Engineer

Multiple Thales Locations, Hybrid Working

Main Responsibilities

Developing and delivering Environmental/Eco-design plans based on environmental managers vision & strategy

Developing Environmental/Eco-design governance updates and presents to stakeholders

Supporting Environmental/Eco-design managers by conducting directed tasks

Conducting life cycle assessments of products and/or processes to provide a framework for strategic decision-making

Providing expertise on the Life Cycle Assessment by contributing to Eco-design R&D and continuous improvement

Evaluating and optimising the production processes to reduce environmental footprint

Ensuring products are designed in accordance with environmental legislation, regulations and standards while considering costs and quality

Providing Environmental/Eco-design advice and guidance to Product/System/Services (PSS) development teams

Appling Environmental/Eco-design policy and Environmental Management System processes to PSS

Selecting and prioritising the parameters for evaluation considering timing, complexity, re-use strategy etc.

Deploying maturity assessments regarding Environmental/eco-design practices and provide corresponding support

Understanding and explaining the main environmental problems to varying stakeholders including engineering, project management etc.

Improving the environmental performance of Thales products


Familiar with environmental management systems, such as ISO 14001

Good working knowledge of production processes, materials and their characteristics

Experience in assessing and modelling of environmental impacts

Knowledge of global environmental & sustainability issues in the context of ESG

Familiar with Environmental/eco-design strategies and the associated regulatory standards

Familiar with POEMS or other similar environmental engineering processes

Understands the carbon footprint of a solution and can provide a solution evaluation (qualitative & quantitative)

Understands and can evaluate the effects of a solution on several environmental impact categories

Good working knowledge of key Environmental/eco-design principles (strategies, models, best practices etc.)

IEMA Practitioner (or working towards)

A good team player also comfortable while working autonomously

Rigorous, analytical and synthetic

Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and foster collaborative work

Efficient communicator


Essential: Bachelor Degree (BEng, BSc) in a Numerate, Scientific or Engineering subject or Higher

Desirable: Masters Degree (MEng, MSc) or postgraduate level in Engineering, Environmental Management, Sustainability or Mathematics-related subject is an advantage.

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working.

Thales UK is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process. We will provide reasonable adjustments and support to ensure neuro-diverse applicants or those with a disability or long-term condition can be their best during the recruitment process. To request an adjustment, if you need this job advert in an alternative format or if you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Resourcing Ops for mid to senior roles, or the Early Careers Team for graduate and apprentice roles.

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