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Safety Investigator

Crawley, West Sussex  Further Information
Job Type
Salary: Competitive salary
Contract: Permanent 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
Location: Crawley, The Base
Closing date: 19th October 2017
** We kindly ask you not to apply for this postion if you have applied in the last 6 months **

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In a nutshell

As a Safety Investigator, you will be responsible for carrying out engineering safety investigations into incidents and near misses. You’ll be contributing to the development of corporate safety standards and assisting in maintaining those standards through reactive and proactive Safety/Risk Management. You have input to the continuous improvement of the Corporate Safety & Security Management System also.

You’ll communicate, promote and raise safety awareness through the provision of reviews/audits and investigations. You will also cascade the awareness of data safety in order to safe guard the company’s customers, suppliers, staff and assets.

Day to day

Provision of technical safety expertise to other parts of  Virgin Atlantic (VAA)

Engineering Incident investigation and reporting of reportable occurrences to the relevant regulatory body

Undertaking Safety Audits / Safety Assessments as defined by the Corporate Safety Manager to ensure compliance to safety standards

Liaising with and advising company training departments on safety best practice and examples of successes and failures to ensure up to date safety knowledge is cascaded to VAA personnel

Providing Operational risk assessment guidance, training & facilitation to business unit management and staff when required to build in house safety capability

Active member of the On-Site investigation team and Crisis Management Centre (CMC) in conjunction with Corporate Safety & Security

Analysing and presenting safety performance data

Dissemination of safety related information and feedback from events and investigations using internal communications media to ensure organisational learning and continuous improvement

Be visible in the business in order to listen to the people delivering the service/operation and build this into safety plans

Represent VAA at industry working groups to promote the safety agenda

About you

As a Safety Investigator, you will have a genuine desire to make a difference to safety. You will have integrity and independence with an ability to balance safety and risk against business and operational demands with a confident and positive approach. You’ll have the ability to think analytically and creatively in order to arrive at effective solutions.

You will have a strong Aviation Engineering background with a detailed technical knowledge and experience of the operational area and investigation/interview techniques. You will have specific safety related qualifications/experience and work experience, specifically within Engineering. Operational Safety Risk assessment techniques and data interpretation experience would be an advantage. If the above sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Please be advised that part of the interview process will involve a presentation 

The perks

Our pioneering spirit and passion keeps our brand vibrantly alive. That's why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits in place to help you enjoy life to the full, as well as a world of travel opportunities including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic global destinations. Beyond a whole world of travel opportunities, we also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes, life assurance, child care vouchers and excellent discounts across the Virgin Group of companies.

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