Warhead Senior Safety Assessment Specialist-2 - #562535


Date: 1 week ago
City: Glasgow
Salary: £42,650 - £67,400 / year
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
What if you could work with remarkable people on extraordinary things? What if the end result was something a little bit special? What if your role was mission critical?

For nearly 70 years, AWE has been at the forefront of nuclear weapons research and development. We have a critical mission: to provide the warheads for the UK’s ultimate deterrent – Trident. We also use our unique skills to provide wider UK government with counter-terrorism and nuclear threat reduction solutions

It takes a special sort of person to work at AWE. What if that person was you?

AWE is currently recruiting for a Senior Safety Assessment Specialist to provide specialist subject matter expertise in the assessment of nuclear, explosive and other major hazards associated with product

Location – RNAD Coulport Near Helensburgh

Package – £42,650 - £67,400 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement 270 hours a year (inclusive of Bank Holidays)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary sacrifice scheme

  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage the technical input to the planning and production of design safety assessments and design activities

  • Take ownership and deliver safety assessments and documentation according to company standards

  • Provide technical information to support the production of company policy, guidance and strategy to agreed delivery standards

  • Provide technical advice for the design and/or delivery of technical training

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of Safety documentation and design safety activities as directed by task/line management

  • Produce the design safety assessments and documentation as per AWE’s and MoD’s standards

  • Promote relevant good practice within project delivery

  • Contribute to the development and improvement of Safety Assessment processes

  • Coaching graduates, early career and Safety Assessors in Safety Assessment approaches and techniques

  • Maintaining and promoting high standards

  • To present and/or attend conferences on behalf of AWE in line with work requirements

  • To assist in verifying and checking safety documentation

  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs

Please note that you must be a British National to apply for a role with us

Our ambition is to create workplaces where we recognise and celebrate differences, encourage diverse contributions and our employees feel able to be themselves at work. We strive to create a genuine culture of openness and inclusion and encourage diverse applicants. Any inclusion information you provide us will be used to encourage and support you through the application process and will be held only for this purpose in accordance with GDPR.

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