Safety Management System Engineer Visa Sponsorship Uk

March 22, 2024
£35 - £45 / year

Job Description



An excellent opportunity to work as part of a team to implement and develop the aviation industry’s safety management system.

Because aviation regulations need an SMS system that is Present, Suitable, Operational, and Effective for the extent of our business, this is a one-of-a-kind opportunity in a rapidly expanding industry.

The function entails developing, maintaining, and administering the organisation’s Safety Management System to assure product safety.

You will be responsible for promoting a safety culture through SMS, hazard analysis, and proactive risk assessments. This will be accomplished by disseminating important knowledge about risk management throughout the organisation and reducing risk to ‘As Low As Reasonably Practical’.

The function will be crucial in showing to the regulator our commitment to the improvements being implemented in the regulation and oversight of SMS. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved at the start of a substantial shift in the way regulation is carried out, and it is expected to expand as the new regulatory process matures.


Job Description.

Essential Responsibilities


  • Facilitate hazard analysis and risk management to decrease risk to ‘As Low As Reasonably practicable’.
  • Review and plan SMS training and advertising, including content to complement the business’s recurring training.
  • Support for customer and regulatory audits
  • External safety reporting to customers and national aviation authorities.
  • Facilitate safety action groups and the dissemination of safety knowledge.
  • Facilitate an impartial assessment of investigations and promote a just culture.
  • Supporting the establishment, administration, and maintenance of the organization’s safety management system, including regulatory compliance reviews.
  • Management of the Airworthiness Directives Process.
  • Support for external safety audits.


  • SMS requirements are well understood.
  • This position requires computer literacy.
  • Working knowledge of regulatory principles, with an emphasis on EASA Part 145.
  • Experience with problem-solving root cause analysis tools.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to connect with people at all levels, including senior corporate leaders, regulatory representatives, and customer/operator representatives.

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience with Product Safety and Safety Management Systems.
  • Experience in the aviation industry – Quality systems.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to connect with people at all levels, including senior corporate leaders, regulatory representatives, and customer/operator representatives.
  • The ability to adapt to changing roles.
  • The ability to operate independently while adhering to team procedures.
  • A pragmatic decision-making style, as well as the ability to analyse and consider the larger corporate picture.
  • The ability to quickly process information and make fact-based conclusions.


Flexible Working

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements whenever possible, and understands the benefits of a healthy work-life balance for workers.

Total Reward.

At GE Aerospace, we recognise the value of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, FlexChoice, allows you freedom, choice, and flexibility in how you receive your benefits while also allowing you to save money where possible.

As a new GE employee, we are glad to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you can then adjust to meet your unique needs;

  • Non-contributory Pension.
  • Performance-related bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Income protection for the entire group
  • Private medical coverage.
  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days + public holidays, with flexible buy/sell options.

Equal opportunities

GE Aerospace Wales is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made regardless of race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or other legally protected characteristics.

GE Aerospace Wales is a Disability Confident Committed employer that accepts applications from disabled candidates. We are committed to making our recruitment processes accessible to all. If you require any changes to our recruitment processes or have a question, please email

Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is necessary and must be maintained for this position. Please keep in mind that if you are unable to receive BPSS clearance, you may be ineligible for the position, and any offer of employment may be rescinded for national security reasons. Please visit the link below for further information on the requirements for BPSS clearance. BPSS

Right to Work.

applicants from job seekers requiring sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be reviewed alongside all other applicants. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules, candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may be denied an appointment if a suitably qualified, experienced, and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to fill the position. For more information, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration page.


Additional Information

No relocation assistance provided.