Safety/Reliability Engineer (RMS)

  • Location

    Brighton, East Sussex

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Contact:

    Chrissy Mitchell

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    26 weeks

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Engineers with the ability to work with complex electronics, mechanical, electro-mechanical and pneumatic subsystems are desired.

Those with prior reliability analysis of aircraft and space equipment, military and commercial experience are particularly desired. Similarly, it would be advantageous to possess Goal Structure Notation (GSN) experience and have an interest in forensic engineering, failure analysis, root cause and corrective action.

It is expected that the ideal applicant is able to perform the following duties:

  • Strong prior work experience with RMS government specifications, handbooks and applications are essential.

  • Calculate product reliability by carrying out analysis using 217Plus (MIL-HDBK-217F), NPRD and/or Bellcore/Telcordia to calculate failure rates, MTBF's and other calculations related to reliability.

  • Familiarity with DEF STAN 00-40, DEF STAN 00-42 and MIL-HDBK-338B to understand and interpret customer / internal RM&T specifications to extract technical requirements.

  • Develop, coordinate and conduct technical RMS studies and evaluations of engineering designs relative to ; reliability predictions, Safety Management Plans, Fault Tree Analysis, FMECA's, Hazardous Materials List, Hazard Analysis etc.

  • Write safety cases using DEF STAN 00-56 etc, including supporting documentation.

  • Analyze Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analyses in accordance with MIL-STD-1629 tasks and/or SAE ARP4761.

  • Reliability prediction experience using MIL-HDBK-217, Telcordia, NSWC, and/or PRISM.

  • Parts selection and control, testability, and failure reporting and corrective action resolution in accordance with a military/aerospace requirements.

  • Parts Stress Derating.

  • Fault Tree Analysis.

  • Testability and BIT coverage analyses.

  • System Safety Hazard Analysis (military programs) MIL-STD 882

  • Analysis of logistics elements such as Spares Provisioning, Level of Repair Analysis and/or Life-Cycle Cost analysis.