Safety Engineer, Product Assurance

Brampton, ON/Remote
Added: February 9, 2024
For those who dream of advancing our space in the Universe and on Earth, we’ll take you there.

Serving the world from our Canadian home and our global offices, MDA is an international space mission partner and robotics & space operations, satellite systems and Geointelligence pioneer with a 50-year story of firsts on and above the Earth. Today, we're leading the charge towards viable Moon colonies, enhanced Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world, and more.

We’re fueled by a pioneering spirit that carries us beyond. And together we enable highly skilled people to continually push boundaries and tackle big challenges requiring solutions that endure and inspire.

Are you ready to launch the next stage of your career in the new space economy? We would love to hear from you!

The Position

We’re on the hunt for a Safety Engineer to support the Gateway External Robotics System program team at our Brampton office.

S&MA is an independent engineering reporting organization within MDA. We are involved in all aspects of the program, including support to proposals, customer and subcontractor contract negotiations, and through all phases of design, development, procurement, assembly, integration, test, qualification, delivery and operational support.

This job requires interaction with both internal customers (including MDA program managers, engineering and manufacturing teams) and external government partners.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performing safety/hazard assessments and analyses on projects involving complex electromechanical systems with a significant software component.
  • Working with design, systems engineering and software groups to ensure that safety-related inputs are incorporated into the design.
  • Participating in external Safety Reviews with the Canadian Space Agency and NASA.
  • Leading and mentoring junior Safety & Mission Assurance personnel.
  • Performing additional safety and reliability tasks as required, such as Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA), contributing to Hazard Reports and System Safety Analysis Reports, etc.
  • Owning safety project schedules, milestones, and deliverables.
  • Finding process improvements for increased quality, productivity, efficiency and cost savings.

Job Requirements

Interested candidates must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline (Master’s preferred), with 5+ years of experience in safety, quality or process engineering in aerospace or an equivalent highly-regulated industry.

The Candidate Should Possess The Following

  • Experience in producing safety analyses on safety-critical designs in regulated industries.
  • Impeccable mathematics and statistical analysis skills.
  • Ability to communicate with and work alongside multiple engineering disciplines to develop safety requirements.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills.

Comments/Special Considerations

Successful candidates must obtain and hold security clearance at the reliability status level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and ITAR .

We’re a dream team of purpose-driven, collaborative and passionate people, and we are constantly looking for others to join #TeamMDA to ignite new and innovative approaches to problem-solving that push us forward to improve life on and above Earth. If you’re excited to expand our place in space and driven to inspire the next generation, we’ll take you there.

We have entered a new era of exploration and development, and MDA welcomes all who yearn to suit up and be part of it. An equal opportunity employer prizing diversity, integrity and collaboration, we are committed to growing MDA’s and Canada’s leadership in this next golden age.

MDA is proud to provide accommodation(s) during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please indicate this on your application/cover letter and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

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