Environmental Health & Safety Engineer
Do you have a Manufacturing/Engineering background?
Gap professional is operating as an employment agency on behalf of our client who is a Global Aircraft Company located in the RG6 location, who currently have a new and exciting permanent opportunity.
Our client is looking to recruit an experienced Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Engineer to join our team based in Reading. We are a low volume, high value manufacturer of electromechanical components which provide solutions across a diverse range of applications from Aerospace and Defence to Industrial.
As EH&S Engineer you will work under the general direction of the site Quality and EHS Manager ensuring the site remains compliant with applicable UK regulations. This is a hands on role and you will be working independently making decisions that will have a direct impact on the compliance status of the site and business group.
You will participate in the review and interpretation of policies, procedures and training programmes along with the coordination and management of the site’s emergency planning. Providing technical support during internal and external compliance audits you will ensure actions are responded to and corrected in a timely manner.
A minimum of a NEBOSH General Certificate and at least 5 years EHS experience are essential for this role.
Demonstrable experience within a manufacturing/consulting/regulatory/engineering background.
BSc/BEng in engineering, environmental, chemical, H&S or related degree.
Experience with writing clear, concise procedures, processes and other documents that are part of a structured management system
Experience with performing compliance audits and the ability to prioritize findings
Demonstrates competency and efficient use of Microsoft Office Suite of programs.
Ability to identify hazards, assess risk and document requirements to eliminate, reduce and minimize the hazards/risks.
Capabilities/competencies in managing chemicals and wastes
Experience with responding to, cleaning and reporting chemical spills
Able to explain core requirements of ISO14001 and Health & Safety Management Systems and have experience with the implementation and management of these.
Working knowledge of PUWER, LOLER, DSEAR, PSSR and other manufacturing/engineering focused EHS legislation.
Experience with generation of training material and delivery of training to various levels of employees and management.
If this is the opportunity you have been looking for please apply today.
Closing date is 2nd november 2019.
gap professional is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future