Product Safety & Airworthiness Manager

High Wycombe
£50000 - £65000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Product Safety and Airworthiness Manager
High Wycombe
Excellent salary

Do you want to work as a Product Safety and Airworthiness Manager for an innovative, high-tech engineering company who specialise in cutting edge electronics for the UK Defence sector?

My client is looking for a Product Safety and Airworthiness Manager to ensure that the Safety Management System (SMS) implemented is appropriate for the task across all of the company's functions and that the company's Airworthiness accreditations are controlled and maintained.

Responsibilities of the Product Safety and Airworthiness Manager include:

* Ensuring that the strategic direction for the Safety and Airworthiness department is determined and communicated to those responsible for its implementation and support
* DAOS accreditation is controlled and maintained
* Ensuring that the Safety Management System is fit for purpose, correctly implemented and reviewed and agreed with the SMT
* Strategic guidance is provided to the Senior Management Team on the safety and environmental matters
* Liaising with various teams and departments to ensure all products meet the design intent, and that all safety and environmental requirements are met
* Ensuring that airworthiness of airborne products is under continual review, utilising established reporting mechanisms and highlighting any issues

Skills and experience of the Safety and Airworthiness Manager include:

* Knowledge of the relevant safety/legislation for electronics systems design
* Knowledge of the relevant environmental standards/legislation for electronics systems design, such as BS EN 61010-1:2010
* Knowledge of common defence standards, especially safety management standards including DEF-STAN 00-056, POSMS, POEMS
* Knowledge of Airworthiness standards and accreditation including DAOS and Def stan 00-970
* Demonstratable experience of applying safety management standard to system design

These lists are not exhaustive.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a true leader in their field as a Product Safety and Airworthiness Manager, and work on some fascinating long term projects.

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