Health, Safety and Environment Advisor
05th Jul, 2024 Read time 5 minutes

Health, Safety and Environment Advisor

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Location: Gloucester
Last Updated: 5th July 2024

Full Job Description

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems and is at the forefront of contributing to safer, more sustainable aviation for current and future generations. We design, test, manufacture and assemble landing gear used on commercial aircraft including Airbus and Boeing, and UK military aircraft such as the Eurofighter Typhoon. . Gloucester is home to the UK division and has been a leader of cutting edge landing gear technology for over 90 years, since the innovative designs of Sir George Dowty. YOU can be a part of our legacy …

What will I be doing?

The post holder is required to:

  • Support the HS&E Team deputising for others where necessary,
  • Act as an advisor and support for the wider workforce with regard to HS&E issues, demonstrating good practices through actions.
  • Work with managers and senior leaders to drive HS&E compliance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Undertake analysis of surface and treated water and other discharge samples to verify batch release and determine permit and consent compliance.
  • Co-ordinate the Risk assessment systems and records (including General Risk, COSHH & Ergonomics) including the prompting of reviews and progressing (via line management) the completion of identified actions.
  • Provide support and advice to employees and managers in relation to Health and Safety and Environmental issues on site, involving other members of the HS&E team to provide specialist guidance when necessary.
  • Support through collection of data and reporting of figures to the regulator, the verification of COMAH and environmental permit compliance.
  • Undertake assessment of noise, vibration and air quality across the site in association with other HS&E Team members.
  • Implement and drive continuous improvement of HS&E management systems on site through generation of procedures and working practices that support continuous improvement of HS&E performance.
  • Support the Environmental Advisor with aspect and impact assessments and the operation of the ISO 14001 management system as well as the Safran H&S management systems
  • Investigate accidents and spills on site, supporting departmental managers to undertake local investigations where appropriate and identify and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Undertake Audits of the HS&E management systems, identify improvements and progress actions through to completion
  • Provide reports and dashboards both to the HS&E Manager and to departments to support continuous monitoring and improvement processes.
  • Provide HS&E input to site projects as and when required.
  • Other reasonable duties as required by the department, as determined by HS&E Manager.
  • Support the induction of employees and contractors through te company induction system.
  • Develop and implement the computerised systems of the company to support HS&E function.
  • Prepare, present, and consult with Unions and departmental representatives at HS&E meetings.

What we will give you?

  • Hybrid/Flexible working hours with an early finish on a Friday (4.5 day working week)
  • 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays, plus the option to buy/sell annual leave* Profit sharing annual bonus
  • Our Shares scheme
  • Pension scheme (up to 8% match)
  • Onsite subsidised canteen, bicycle storage and shower/changing facilities
  • Free onsite parking
  • Our dedicated Benefits Portal, with a number of schemes including life assurance, cycle towork, technology & retail savings, access to healthcare & wellbeing services, and more!
  • Global and local career progression opportunities and sponsorship of training courses
  • STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all
  • Social events throughout the year, sports and social clubs

Why us?

Safran was ranked globally as the world’s third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021. Our employees are at the heart of our success and we work together towards Four People Fundamentals that underpin life at Safran:

  • We believe in and promote diversity and inclusion as key values across our business
  • We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future
  • We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate
  • We encourage collaboration and mutual support for you and your colleagues

What do you need from me?

  • Able to work independently and flexibly, but within pre-determined guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of discretion and sensitivity whilst maintaining confidentiality,
  • Interpersonal, communication and organisational skills to work effectively at all levels within the company.
  • Experience of working in a Engineering / manufacturing environment with knowledge of Health & Safety and/or Environmental regulation.
  • Computer literate and with good administrative ability.
  • Occasional on call weekend required.

What’s my next step?

Please apply by uploading a CV and cover letter, and if your experience matches what we’re looking for, one of our recruitment team will give you a call

Diversity & Inclusion

We want Safran Landing Systems to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We’re committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Safran Landing Systems an inclusive place to work.

‘Offers of employment will be subject to a relevant level of company security vetting, which may include a criminal record check’

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