Principal Safety Assurance Engineer

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Date: 5 Dec 2023

Location: Hatfield, HRT, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID:418845 


Principal Safety Assurance Engineer


Site: Hatfield or Derby/Business Travel


Appointment Basis: Permanent 


Excellent Salary + Benefits- Pension, Life Assurance, Contributed Healthcare plus may more

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 
Employing 6,000 people within the UK & Ireland, we are the prominent supplier of new trains and train services, and a leading signalling and rail infrastructure provider. Alstom have built, or are building, just under 40% of the UK mainline train fleet, as well as the entire fleets in service with London Underground and Dublin Luas.

Could you be the full-time Principal Safety Assurance Engineer in Hatfield or Derby we’re looking for? 

Your future role
Take on a new challenge and apply your System Test Engineer expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to the Regional Centre Safety Manager, and work alongside your meticulous, driven and helpful teammates.
You'll perform the role of Safety Assurance Manager on Large Projects/schemes or product introductions. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with a  team of Safety Assurance Engineers across the business. They will ensure allocated Alstom SS&I projects and UK product introduction activities meet all necessary legislative and safety requirements and responsibilities and much more.
You’ll specifically take care of Projects/Schemes, based around a geographically common area  or technology type but also.


We’ll look to you for: 
•    Provide engineering safety assurance to large and complex application projects or product introductions as Safety Assurance Manager for the project.
•    Practical Implementation of an Engineering Safety Management Lifecycle for product introduction and large or complex project applications’ compliance with the Common Safety Method for Risk Evaluation and Assessment and CENELEC Standards
•    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.
•    Preparation of Safety Assurance inputs for Tenders and Tender evaluation.
•    Development and mentorship of other members of the Safety Assurance Team


All about you
We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:  
•    Practical understanding and application of the CENELEC Standards including BSEN50126/8/9 and associated procedures and application.
•    Understanding and practical application of conventional UK signalling application projects.
•    Practical Railway industry experience in safety engineering or safety assurance and systems engineering
•    Demonstrable ability and history of interfacing with the UK railway industry / safety leaders in a competent professional manner, whilst maintaining safety and commercial interests
•    Ideally have a Recognised accreditation against the Common Safety Method for Risk Evaluation and Assessment


Things you’ll enjoy. 
Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also: 
•    Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines.
•    Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues.
•    Contribute to innovative projects.
•    Utilise our supportive working environment.
•    Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries.
•    Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
•    Progress towards Safety Centre Manager
•    Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension) 


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive, and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?.
We aim to have a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals, of different ages, genders, ethnicities, disability, LGBT, religion and/or belief. As a 'Disability Confident' employer, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.


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