Product Safety Engineer

  • Job Reference: 6962600/001
  • Date Posted: 22 May 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
  • Salary: £35.00 to £45.00
  • Sector: Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Venn Group

Product Safety Engineer

Reference: 6962600

Permanent Position: £DOE

Scoutsoun, Glasglow or Filton, Bristol

Valid SC clearance required upon application


Our client, a leading Defence organisation, urgently require an experienced Safety Engineer to undertake a range of Product Safety activities in line with all relevant project and corporate processes and any specific customer requirements, on a large maritime project.


In order to be successful, it is essential that you have the following experience:

  • Competent with applying formal hazard/safety assessment techniques and methods including HAZID (Hazard Identification), HAZOPS (Hazard and Operability studies, FHA (Functional Hazard Analysis), SWIFT (Structured What-If Technique), FTA/ETA (Fault/Event Tree Analysis and FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis)

  • Knowledgeable with respect to Product Safety Legislation and Regulation and familiar with Product Environmental Legislation and Regulation

  • Experience in delivering Product Safety in naval projects for the MoD or a defence or related industry

  • Thorough knowledge of customer (Ship/ System Safety) standards including JSP430; Def. Stan 00-56 and POSMS

  • A wide knowledge of Product / Ship Safety management practices


Within this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Facilitating the implementation of relevant Product Safety processes

  • Providing support to the TA teams with the management of the hazards, risks and associated mitigations and contribute to the development of the hazard log and the maturity of information contained within

  • Organising and facilitating HAZIDs and review meetings and contribute to other HAZIDs when required

  • Supporting the development and maintenance of the inputs to the Safety Case Report (Systems Design Safety Assessments (SDSAs) and Key Hazard Certification reports)

  • Working with the TA teams in collating adequate PS related evidence to support the safety case and acceptance via the Requirements and Acceptance Team


This represents an exceptional opportunity to secure a long-term contract within a large and dynamic organisation operating in the Defence sector.


For further information please contact Joanna Hutchings ( or 0117 284 0491