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Reliability Engineer

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Aerospace & Defence
  • Function: Safety Engineer
  • Contact: Ellie Flint
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 22 February 2024
  • Job Ref: 32530/001_1706027422

Role: Safety and Reliability Engineer

Location: Bristol

Industry: Defence

Contractor Perm

I am working on behalf of one of the UK's largest Defence manufacturers and they are looking for a Reliability Engineering Specialist who also understand and can support on Safety Engineering tasks.

My client is looking for a Senior/Principal level candidate with 5+ years of Reliability and Safety Engineering experience. You will be part of the Missile Architecture team and you will work on the development systems and ensuring optimum effort is dedicated to progressive reliability assurance, with the goal of ensuring delivery of a lean but effective reliability programme.

On top of that, on the Safety side of things you will be involved in optimising the effort dedicated to safety assurance, balancing safety against the inherently lethal attributes required of complex weapon systems.

My client has a wide range of project work and you will be working directly with the customer.

The role requires you to have:

  • Detailed understanding and experience of how the hazard analysis and safety evaluation processes integrate with the system engineering process

  • Ability to deliver supporting information (Safety Case Reports, Hazard Analysis, Functional Failure Analysis, FTA, FMECA, reliability prediction, etc).

  • Fully appreciates that reliability is not just a number, and has experience of reliability planning, analysis and testing during development.

  • Proven knowledge of, and experience in, the application of UK and International system engineering processes.

  • Good knowledge of complex electronic systems and the associated safety and reliability issues

  • Track record as an effective teammate with strong interpersonal and influencing skills and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary / multi-national team.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills with good verbal and written communication

  • Ideally degree qualified or equivalent

All candidates must be SC cleared and ideally UK national.

If you would like to be considered for the role please do get in touch with a copy of your CV