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Product Safety & Environmental Engineer

Thales Group
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Closing date
Jun 12, 2023

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Environmental Engineering, Other
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Product Safety & Environmental Engineer page is loaded Product Safety & Environmental Engineer Apply locations Belfast time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R0189716 Location: Belfast, United KingdomThales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.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.

Safety & Environmental Engineer



This is a key role within Thales to ensure that we design and deliver products that can be certified to international standards and can be safely used by our Customers.

The role plans and manages the safety related activities within bids and projects to ensure the end product risk has been reduced so far as is reasonably practicable.

It 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.


Take responsibility for identification and delivery of all aspects of the S&EM design activities as part of an Integrated Project Team in accordance with the IAS safety management system.

Carry out hazard analysis, risk evaluation and specify weapon system S&E requirements in the areas of performance, engineering features, interfacing and testing requirements.

Communicate a reasoned argument to all disciplines across the project team for the inclusion of S&E measures in order to ensure adherence to all the derived S&EM requirements.

Maintain and ensure compliance to S&EM processes and procedures.

Maintain a good understanding of all relevant S&E standards and regulations and ensure they are followed in IAS.

Planning and estimating the cost of project S&EM engineering activities.

Prepare hazard analysis reports, safety cases as well as development of valid safety arguments.


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

Able to address project solutions from a whole life systems engineering viewpoint


Experience in a safety engineering role within an engineering environment

Experience of leading safety engineering related activities

Working knowledge of product safety standards and legislation

Knowledge of product safety engineering and environmental management practices

Experience of working within an airworthiness environment


Science or Engineering degree (or equivalent)

SAFETY credentials and training records

Ideally a Chartered Engineer or member of a Professional Institution

Ideally a post graduate qualification (or equivalent) in safety or environmental engineering

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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