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Jacobs Senior Engineer - Product Safety (Hybrid Working) in Barrow, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business

About the opportunity

Jacobs are offering an incredible opportunity to work in a very rewarding and exciting framework. The design work for the next generation of Royal Navy submarines is underway following the award of two contracts to UK industry worth £85 million each. To facilitate the delivery, design, and concept work for a future Class of Royal Navy Submarine.

As the demand for our services continues to grow, we are now looking to appoint a Senior Product Safety Engineer to provide support for projects for a key Client. This will be to support to the Principal Product Safety Engineer and Engineering Delivery Manager in the development, delivery and maintenance of the Project Product Safety Management System and Product Safety Case thus ensuring products are safe to own and legal to operate.

Key Accountabilities

  • Safety Management System development and maintenance including Process updates.

  • Production of Safety Management Plans.

  • Hazard identification and management.

  • Risk assessment.

  • Product Safety case production.

  • Technical report writing.

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) Degree or equivalent qualification.

  • Professional chartership or working towards.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of design, manufacturing, assembly, commissioning and testing submarines lifecycle phases.

  • Awareness of the challenges posed by the environment that the product will be exposed to.

  • The ability to analyse complex problems and identify the most critical issues.

  • Ability to interpret technical data and produce clear, logical and robust safety arguments.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business, and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s –find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

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