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Safety and RM&T Engineer - Propeller Systems

  • GE Aviation
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 11/30/2017 10:52:11 AM
  • 3008775
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Avionics & Digital Systems
Location(s): United Kingdom; Cheltenham

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Role Summary:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual that is eager to learn and expand their horizons. In this role you will develop a technical understanding of propeller systems, how they are developed, and how we ensure safe and reliable operation. You will perform safety, reliability and maintainability (R&M) assessments to show that the propeller system system meets it's safety and (R&M) requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role you will developing an understanding of a propeller system and it integrates with the Engine and Aircraft by performing safety and R&M assessments on propeller systems. This will involve:
  • Developing an understanding of the safety and R&M assessment processes, and how they apply to a propeller system.
  • Authoring Safety and R&M program plans
  • Capturing, understanding and documenting the propeller system Functional Hazard Assessment (FHA) and R&M requirements.
  • Contributing to the integration of Safety and R&M considerations into system architectures in co-operation with other engineering functions
    Work closely with internal suppliers to develop supplier safety requirements and incorporate the results from supplier safety assessment into the propeller system safety assessment.
  • Performing Safety and R&M Analysis for Civil and/or Military aircraft propeller systems such as, common mode analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Reliability Prediction, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
  • Documenting outcome of analyses in reports
  • Supporting the UK Mechanical Safety Product Management Team (SPMT) to develop an understanding of how in-service safety concerns are raised and resolved.

The successful candidate will have:
  • An accredited degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Applied Physics or similar subject, or equivalent level of knowledge and experience
  • An eagerness to learn about propeller systems, both from a mechanical design perspective and how they integrate with our avionics products
  • An analytic, collaborative approach to problem solving
  • Understanding of the systems design lifecycle within aerospace or a similar embedded systems development environment
  • Understanding of SAE ARP4754A, ARP4761 or similar rigorous development standard
  • Understanding of systems engineering and how it integrates with safety assessment process
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

Desired Characteristics:
Additional consideration will be given if you have:
  • Knowledge of mechanical system design and analysis
  • Knowledge of Safety analysis techniques
  • Knowledge of Reliability, Maintainability, and Testability engineering

Locations: United Kingdom; Cheltenham

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