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Safety Engineer - Land Systems

Date: 25-May-2023

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

As a Safety Engineer the Team Lead is also responsible for delivery of their own project work and for providing leadership to customers and colleagues on bids and deliverable work.


Key Accountabilities

  • Accountable for delivery of own work to required standards, policy, legislation and customer requirements
  • Collaborate with wider teams within the group to support bids and project delivery  in the land domain.
  • Supervision and menotring of less expereinced colleagues as required
  • Representing QinetiQ at customer meetings
  • Provide peer review of safety deliverables for other work within their area of competence.

Key Capabilities/Knowledge

  • Broad experience of UK defence land environment.
  • Ensuring compliance with policies, procedures and work instructions.
  • Takes responsibility for own development and actively pursues learning and development opportunities.
  • Coaching & mentoring of team members.
  • Able to advise stakeholders on the most appropriate strategies and processes to support land systems/ platform safety management. 

Experience & Qualifications

  • Good understanding of UK Land platform/equipment safety. Preference to have knowledge of Army Vehicles, maintenance and safety.
  • Sufficient experience and demonstrable competence in safety engineering for the UK MOD land environment (e.g. Hazard logs, Safety Arguments, SECR,SEMP)
  • Proven experience of building effective working relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Excellent communicator, a strategic and forward thinker.
  • Business delivery focused.
  • Ability to maintain a calm head and approach, especially during busy times.
  • Must have a proactive approach and able to work without supervision to achieve the required goals.
  • Security Clearance to be held and maintained at level appropriate for the role. (SC)