Principal / Senior Safety Assurance (RAMS) Engineer - Rail Engineering

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Location: York, North Yorkshire
Salary: Market related
Job Type: Temporary / Contract
Date Posted: 29 August 2019
Recruiter: Resourcing Solutions

Leading international rail engineering organisation is looking for a proven Safety Assurance (RAMS) Engineer with experience of working in the rail industry (ideally with signalling experience) for a contract position based in York. The position is at Principal / Senior level and will see you work on a variety of signalling technology and projects in the UK. Candidates need to have practical understanding and application of the Common Safety Method and associated procedures and application as well as application of the European committee for Electrotechnical Standardisation (CENELEC) Standards including 50126/8/9.

Responsibilities will include: 

   » Provide engineering safety assurance to application projects or product introduction
   » Manage the Safety Assurance Activities for a series of Line of Route Projects, Technology Introduction or Discipline (such as Signalling (including Design), Interlockings, ETCS Trackside or Train-borne technology, Control Centres)
   » Practical Implementation of an Engineering Safety Management Lifecycle for compliance with the Common Safety Method for Risk Evaluation and Assessment and CENELEC Standards including
   » Development of product introduction and project application Safety Plans
   » Project hazard analysis / Safety Risk Activities
   » Hazard (Log/Record) Management, Mitigation and Closure
   » Development of product introduction and project application safety cases / safety justification reports
   » Strategic planning and prioritisation of Safety Assurance activities in order to meet project and product approval deadlines, including the ability to respond effectively to change
   » Provision of advice on Safety Assurance to project teams in relation to issues that may prevent a project meeting its safety requirements for commissioning or achieving safety acceptance. Such advice may arise from, attending project meetings, audits, IDR and project stage and commissioning gate reviews
   » Engineering safety management liaison at all levels within the company (especially Project Manager, CEM and CREs) and externally with customer, appropriate Assessment Bodies (such as AsBo, DeBo and NoBo), other parts of Alstom as well as subcontractors and suppliers
   » Provide regular KPI updates for On Time Delivery of Safety Assurance documentation and Hazard Log/Record Statistics

To be considered for the role of Principal / Senior Safety Assurance Engineer candidates must have practical understanding and application of the Common Safety Method and associated procedures and application as well as application of the European committee for Electrotechnical Standardisation (CENELEC) Standards including 50126/8/9.

For more information please contact Oli or Andy on 0118 932 0100 or just simply apply online.

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