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Job titleDefence Safety Consultant
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary GBP
LocationUK Central
Bonus Package
Job description

Our client is currently looking for a talented engineer to join their team as a Delivery Safety Consultant. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a key player in the automotive landscape. 

The company 

Our client is a world-class engineering consultancy that supports vehicle manufacturers with cutting-edge engineering and testing expertise. As their facilities and capabilities continue to grow, so do their dedicated teams. This is an excellent opportunity to build a diverse skill set in a positive work environment and develop some of the world’s most iconic vehicles. 

The role

As a Delivery Safety Consultant, you will play a crucial role in delivering our client’s functional safety engineering services across the whole vehicle development cycle, from design to testing. Your knowledge, research, and input into the development of new functional safety services will be utilised to drive the operational excellence of an exciting variety of front-line technologies across a range of industries. 

Other responsibilities include:

  • Defining clear and robust project approach processes

  • Driving continuous improvement initiatives

  • Forming and maintaining relationships with a variety of stakeholders

  • Identifying the needs of clients and translating these into actionable projects

  • Owning technical engagements to ensure successful delivery of projects

  • Conveying technical information to non-technical stakeholders 


The requirements

You’ll have demonstrable experience in creating and assembling a safety case for ground-based platforms and equipment, as well as: 

  • Degree educated in Electrical/Electronic or Systems Engineering, or another relevant discipline 

  • Corporate membership of an engineering institution, including Chartered Engineer qualification (or working towards this) 

  • Experience managing hazard logs as well as safety assessment of trials, prototype, or experimental systems 

  • Experience in safety verification and validation planning and analysis to Def-Stan 00-56 and application of IEC 61508 

  • Self-starter who is highly analytical and organised 

  • Outstanding information gathering and problem-solving skills 

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage with customers

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Flexible and willing to travel 


Important information

Reference number: 12403 

FMC contact for this role: Nancy Lynch (

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.