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Product Safety Engineer

Location: Preston / Hybrid

Job type: Contract / Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Delkia is a specialist systems integrator operating throughout the UK and Internationally for safety-related and mission-critical systems in highly regulated sectors, including Aerospace, Clean Energy and Maritime.

Our offering includes system integration, engineering design, technical consultancy, and complex control systems support, all of which are harnessed specifically for each project’s needs, maturity and technology requirements.

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint several experienced Product Safety Engineers to join our dynamic team at Delkia.

Overview of the role

We are looking for Product Safety professionals to support the expansion of our Safety Engineering team. We are open to applications for Permanent and Contract (Inside IR35) positions.

The Safety Engineering team supports a broad range of high-complexity, safety-critical and highly regulated projects, both internal and external, covering the whole project lifecycle.

For Permanent applications, we are looking for individuals that will support our mission, live and breathe our values, provide strategic support and coach more junior Safety Engineers.

For Contract applications, we are looking for highly skilled and highly motivated individuals, who share our values, to join our pool of valued associates. Available roles will vary based on client demand and projects in progress.

Key responsibilities

Dependent on position:

  • Lead and undertake safety analyses within the scope of the clients Safety Management Systems.

  • Liaise with project stakeholders of all levels throughout the development lifecycle.

  • Identify and create evidence to support system assurance, using safety related activities to support the traceability of system safety requirements, to implementation and operation.

  • Perform hazard analysis to define safety requirements and detailed systems analysis, to demonstrate that safety requirements can be met.

  • Develop safety arguments and safety cases to support assurance and certification activities, including identification of appropriate evidence to show safety arguments are reasonable, well-constructed and justified.

  • Provide support and advice clients with specification, development or delivery of their safety case programmes.

  • Provide support to the Safety Capability Lead and other members of the leadership team with tendering and bid preparation activities.

  • Provide strategic support to the Safety Capability Lead and other Technical Leads with the development of company safety management and engineering practices.

  • Provide leadership, mentoring and coaching to more junior members of the team.

Desired Qualifications / Prerequisites

  • A degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or other engineering-related discipline, or equivalent industry experience.

  • Chartered Engineer with a relevant institution, or aiming for achieving Chartership in the next 12 months.

  • Safety engineering experience in a highly regulated domain e.g. Aviation, Maritime, Nuclear.

  • Experience in leading and/or mentoring teams of Safety Engineers.

  • Experience with industry safety standards e.g. Def Stan 00-056, Mil-Std-882E, DO-178C, DO-254, ARP 4754/4761 etc.

  • Expertise to lead development of safety analyses, safety assessments, safety arguments and safety cases.


  • Flexible Working

  • Training and Development

  • Excellent Company Standards

  • Cycle-To-Work Scheme

  • Health Care

  • Company Bonus Scheme

  • Great team spirit

  • Organisation social events

  • Professional membership

Company Overview

Based in Preston and Cumbria, Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator in systems engineering design and systems integration in the Aerospace, Maritime and Defence and Clean Energy sectors.


To deliver innovative value-for-money products and services to customers to enable safe and secure operations.


To become the leading British Systems Integrator and partner of choice for high-integrity and mission-critical systems.


  • Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Integrity, Trust and Accountability

  • Safety and Security

  • Client Focused

  • Social Value and Impact

  • Continuous Improvement

Delkia is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Please be aware that many roles working for Delkia will be subject to security vetting restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit the roles you can perform.

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

How to apply: Please send your CV / interest to

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch to discuss.

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