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General Electric EHS Leader OWS in Feltham, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an EHS & Facilities Leader to support two GE entities - The On Wing Support team based at Heathrow, London & OC Robotics based in Bristol.

As EHS& Facilities Leader, you will be responsible for creating and implementing an EHS strategy, including risk reduction, ergo, compliance, and hazardous waste management. You will also be responsible for managing the facility plant and equipment when not supporting the safety of the team in the shop or at customer locations.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure holistic EH&S site and product-level strategy deployment for advanced robotics technology development and fielded-product readiness

  • Partner with New Technology Introduction (NTI), New Product Introduction (NPI), Product Engineers, Project and Program Managers to establish and execute EH&S policies, procedures and protocols at OC robotics to secure personnel and product safety above all else

  • Integrate OC robotics to GE Aerospace standard work and tools for EH&S management protocols

  • Establish and maintain EH&S KPI dashboard with monthly reporting of leading indicators

  • Create strategy for employee engagement in EHS, including frequent interactions with the team about safety

  • Create EHS Framework (FW) strategy and proactively assist FW Element Owners with scoring and implementation.

  • Identify safety issues and work with team to pursues solutions, escalating issues to leadership as required.

  • Drive investigations and read-across activity while partnering with the other sites. Develop and maintain event analysis (incident investigation) process(es).

  • Manage EHS training curriculum and completion.

  • Develop and maintain Management of Change (MOC) process related to EHS & facilities and routinely evaluate the effectiveness of the process.

  • Create and maintain site Hazard Heat Map and supporting Strength of Defense matrices. Update regularly based on event analysis and learnings.

  • Know and identify regulatory requirements and responsibilities, including safeguards, related to EHS and Facilities

  • Actively participate and lead Risk Assessments with cross-functional team

  • Perform site and field level audits and inspections aligned with EHS and Facilities Management Systems

  • Ensure that Chemical Inventory and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are compliant and available to all personnel onsite

  • Act as the site liaison to Security initiatives

  • Review contractor / vendor pre-work and ongoing activities (including maintain ComplyWorks) and support the oversight of Contractor work


This role requires advanced experience in the Environmental Health & Safety & Services and Projects. Knowledge level is comparable to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college.

Desired Characteristics

  • Approaches work with a “can-do” attitude and a sense of commitment to both the team and customer objectives

  • Possess a desire to learn and grow with technology advancements

  • Features strong interpersonal skills, including problem-solving ability

  • Proven experience leading initiatives of large scope and impact

  • Demonstrated quality, compliance, and customer satisfaction skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

  • Experience working in and navigating computer applications such as SSS, Excel, SAP, & Gensuite

  • Work experience in a manufacturing or Aviation environment. Strong communication skills and ability to learn and understands all policies, practices, and procedures

  • Ability to multitask

  • Strong sense of priority

  • Ability to work independently and solve problems

  • Strong team player and desire for hands on approach to manufacturing troubleshooting.

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization, both internally and externally

  • Uses some level of judgment and has ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters but with guidance.

  • Uses prior experience and on-the-job training to solve straightforward tasks.

  • Has access to technical skills and analytic thinking required to solve problems.

  • May use multiple internal sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

Flexible Working

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

Total Reward

At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;

  • Non-contributory Pension

  • Life Assurance

  • Group income protection

  • Private medical cover

  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell

Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS (

Right to Work

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website. (


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes