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Lead Safety Engineer


Lead Safety Engineer – Dyson

New Products

Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits

Malmesbury, Wiltshire

If you are an experienced engineer with a background in safety and reliability engineering, then this could be the ideal new role for you.

You will ideally have a strong engineering background with industry experience in a safety or reliability focused role along with experience of producing safety cases and reports and a good understand of relevant safety techniques and tools such as HAZID/HAZOP.

This is a key role with the safety team at Dyson and will involve working on safety requirements for new projects and developing and managing the process of successfully achieving these requirements.

Key Responsibilities

Managing the process of defining, agreeing and setting safety requirements with multiple stakeholders across Research, Design and Development on multiple projects
Managing the process of evaluating test results to demonstrate achievement of safety requirements and ultimately sign-off safety for production.
Providing safety engineering expertise to steer the product development team.
Evaluating complex, unique or unusual products against requirements of the relevant Dyson standards.
Owning and ensuring project safety risks are assessed adequately and mitigations are in place and verified when required.
Supporting safety in product development decisions throughout the project life cycle
Consult and advocate best practice through participation in safety risk assessment such as FMEA, Fault tree analysis and Hazard Identification.
Pro-actively conduct technical research into industry specific safety guidelines or design practice.
Working alongside market safety teams to produce and maintain standardised reports, trackers and dashboards to communicate category status.
Act as the category representative to co-ordinate required action dictated from the Product Safety Committee with associated development teams. Skills and Experience

A degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline with experience in engineering ideally within a safety or reliability role.
Demonstrable industrial experience in safety engineering/ product safety, and activities contributing to the production of safety cases and reports.
Able to develop safety plans, FTA studies, develop safety requirement specifications, lead functional safety assessments, understanding of HAZID/HAZOP techniques, develop or check verification and validation test procedures.
Demonstrate technical competency to review the work of others.
Ability to change priorities quickly and deliver simultaneously across projects of different priorities and pace.
Excellent communication skills able to convey ideas simply to a diverse audience. A confident presenter of complex technical subject matter.
An open and co-operative approach, empathetic of others with a pleasant and collaborative outlook.

For more details, please apply online and one of the team at Reed Engineering will call you back

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