Vitrociset Belgium is an international company which specializes in the space industry for over 30 years.
The European Space Agency is our biggest client and we provide highly qualified employees to many sites of ESA mainly in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, and the UK.
Your career is very important to us, therefore, we provide a permanent contract with great benefits, good salary, relocation package and genuine support to our employees.
Currently, we are looking for a highly skilled Safety Engineer who will work for ESTEC, in the Netherlands.
Support the ESA Safety Review Panel chairman in the conduct of ESA safety reviews for the certification of International Space Station systems and payloads;
Provide technical support to projects for the interpretation of safety requirements and the preparation of the safety review data package;
Assess safety analyses and safety compliance data packages prepared by cargo items providers (industrial contractors, experimenters, National Agencies, ISS commercial users) and provide detailed written feedback;
Support safety review meetings as Operations Safety panel expert;
Review the implementation of entries in the ESA Operations Control Agreement Database (eOCAD);
Support ESA in the review of ISS Change Requests relevant to Safety requirements;
Execute any other safety engineering related task upon request of the ESA Technical Responsible;
Provide support to the ESRP Chairperson for the aspect associated to resolution of technical issues and conduction of safety reviews;
Provide safety engineering support to the ISS flight operations team;
Provide safety-engineering support during mission preparation and execution for anomalies and unplanned maintenance;
Provide safety assessment of on-orbit anomalies;
Relevant experience in the design and engineering of safety critical systems;
Hands-on knowledge of the safety analyses and methodologies;
Experience in human spaceflight safety with emphasis on the application of ISS safety requirements and processes;
Good interpersonal, organization and communication skills, with the ability to work in a diverse team environment;
Knowledge of ISS systems, subsystems and payloads, of ISS safety requirements and their related implementation;
Extended understanding of the hazard which are intrinsic of a system and /or induced by space operations, and the way they are eliminated or controlled;
Knowledge of the way safety data are generated, validated and retained in support of the ISS programme safety certification;
Knowledge of Configuration Management;
Familiarity with space product assurance practices is an advantage;
Capacity to handle complex situations and complex environment;
Extensive knowledge of system safety engineering principle, methods and processes;
Knowledge of ESA and NASA safety certification process, including verification methods and procedures is an asset;
Knowledge of ISS operations environment.