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General Electric Lead Operational EHS Specialist (Environment, Health & Safety) in Prestwick, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Working with site leadership and all operations, will require to maintain 100% compliance with EHS regulatory requirements and associated procedures, provide EHS guidance and technical expertise, promote and maintain a safe working environment and positive safety culture.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist Caledonian management teams in ensuring compliance with GE requirements and UK legislation

  • Responsible for implementation of the EHS Framework and related specific Topic Elements

  • Participate and provide guidance to the Environmental, Health and Safety program improvement team(s)

  • Assist in developing, communicating, and delivering site Environmental, Health and Safety goals

  • Lead on site Environmental Management and Compliance Program covering PPC Permits:

  • Risk Assessments: Training: Legislative Compliance and liaising with Regulatory Agencies

  • Conduct site compliance inspections and assist in EHS program evaluations

  • Evaluate Management of Change Projects including concept design plans, associated processes, and equipment prior to their purchase / use at the facility

  • Manage waste on site and drive waste minimisation initiatives

  • Responsible for onsite wastewater compliance ensuring the overseeing of Effluent Treatment Plant Operations

  • Lead on site Chemical Management program including COSHH, DSEAR, REACH and Chemical Storage

  • Take leading role in driving energy, greenhouse gas / cost reduction initiatives

  • Assist with the implementation and ongoing development of the Safety Risk Assessment Program

  • Coordinate employee EHS training programs

  • Assist in implementing programs for the recognition, evaluation, and control of physical and chemical hazards

Essential Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Health & Safety NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent Related Degree

  • IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management

  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of EHS Legislation

  • Strong oral and written communication, computer, and interpersonal skills

Desired Requirements:

Demonstrate the ability to lead process improvements in a team environment

Chemical Process Management, Hazard and Operability Studies experience

Ability to prioritise workload commitment and multitask

Wastewater Treatment Plant Experience

Flexible Working

GE Aviation 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;

  • Performance related bonus

  • Non-contributory Pension

  • Life Assurance

  • Group income protection

  • Private medical cover

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

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 (http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-baseline-personnel-security-standard)

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. (http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration)

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