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Safety Manager

Nyköping, Sweden
Closing date
23 May 2022
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We are now recruiting our new Safety Managers leading our implementation of SMS (Safety Management System) in our EASA Part-21 and Part-145 approvals.

Are you experienced in the aviation industry? Do you engage to contribute to the cooperation between functions and the departments, having Safety at the top of your mind? Then apply to this challenging and exciting career opportunity!

Your role

Initially you will be part of the central Quality function which has the overall responsibility to support the BU and the BU Management team with overall Quality Management within our general and aviation approvals.

As a Safety Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Development of the SMS
  • Supervise implementation of the SMS
  • Perform Safety performance monitoring
  • Staying concurrent with safety compliance and supervising policies and procedures
  • Perform Safety audits

As a Safety Manager, you will possess strong understanding of the Safety Management System (SMS) impact on our approvals and the link to business success. You will managing the SMS and facilitating the safety program’s operations and report to the Accountable Manager or Head of Design organization. As your field of work spans over a large portion of our business, you will work closely with both employees, line managers, project managers and NP’s (Nominated Persons).

The position may be located in Linköping or Nyköping.

Your Profile

You are highly self-motivated, structured and have a proactive approach. Ability to coach and support employees with good communicative leadership skills is crucial. You demonstrate strategic height, meaning you can connect the external requirements in to practical implementation in the organization. You are motivated by the challenge in developing efficient ways-of-working while upholding compliance, regarding the two as interdependent. You express true integrity in your role and you are comfortable as a functional leader. You believe that our behaviors are crucial for our chances to achieve our goals.

To succeed the ideal candidate will have tact, diplomacy and a high degree of integrity in combination with:

  • Good understanding and proven knowledge of aviation standards, e.g. requirements from ICAO, EASA, SE-EMAR and Swedish Transport Agency.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills both in Swedish and English
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Analytical skills
  • A “can-do-it” attitude to overcome roadblocks
  • Ability to relate to all levels, both inside and outside the organisation
  • Strong influencing skills with high levels of engagement

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

What you will be a part of

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe.

Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Read more about us here.

The Aeronautics business area is an innovative supplier of world-class aircraft systems, advanced aerostructures, and a wide range of support solutions within civil and military aviation. The business area researches, develops, and produces military aviation systems. We are building for the future through research and studies into innovative flight systems and the further development of our products.

By joining Aeronautics, you will be a part of a diverse, collaborative and supportive organisation with an emphasis on professional growth and work-life balance. You will work in an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

If you are interested in what benefits you can take part of as an employee at Saab in Sweden, you can read more about them here

Do you want to get to know our business and our people a little bit better? Here you can find some stories told by our employees.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. You can send us your application in either Swedish or English.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a learning culture, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to keep people and society safe.