Safety Engineer

Location Wolverhampton
Job type: Contract
Salary: £29.63PH Umbrella
Contact name: Keeley Atkinson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39109
Published: about 1 month ago
Duration: 6 months
Expiry date: 25 Feb 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • The Opportunity This role will have the accountability for Competent Safety advice to our team of Process Engineers within the Powertrain function.

  • The work will involve all aspects of departmental safety, such as Accident Investigations, reporting, and presentations to senior leadership.

  • Support the Manufacturing Process Engineers in the concept, design, installation, commissioning and robust handover of complex production systems, to ensure compliance with the 'Supply of Machinery', 'Provision and Use of Work Equipment' Regulations, and ensuring compliance to UKCA / CE requirements.

  • The role also works within the Construction Design and Management Regulations to ensure robust safety standard during the installation phased are robustly adhered.

  • There will be a need to interface with a number of internal and external stakeholders, including all aspects of Health and Safety, Project Managers, Contractors and all relevant departments to deliver our Zero Harm approach.

  • This role is a key position in the delivery of GME's core works, and covers the full spectrum of Safety within the delivery of complex production systems.

  • The role also includes the need for vendor visits and witness trips nationally and overseas as the programme defines.

Skills Required:

  • NEBOSH, H&S Law including CDM Regulations.

  • Machinery / equipment H&S Construction / Pre-Construction H&S

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Safety support of Process Engineers, supporting and coaching of Design Risk Assessments, and providing Competent Safety advise where requested.

  • Drive a 'Zero Harm' approach to safety in our designs and contractor performance.

  • Undertake any other work as directed by the GME Infrastructure Manager in connection with their job as may be requested.

  Key Interactions:

  • The Manufacturing Engineering (ME) Process Team

  • The ME Design teams, supporting the Principal Designers activities, and safety advice.

  • JLR Corporate Safety to ensure alignment of standards.

  • External suppliers, providing competent and challenging advice.

Experience Required:

  • Core experience in Machinery Safety, Design and Commissioning of complex production systems Core Machinery Safety awareness, i.e Certified Machinery Safety Expert.

  • NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent.

  • Experience and knowledge of ISO Standards and Directives (Specifically Design Risk Assessment - ISO 12100)

  • Experienced in CE/UKCA Legislation

  • We are seeking a rounded experienced multiskilled Safety practitioner.

  • Min 2 years' experience in a similar support role.

  • Clear understanding of site safety, and Safety legislation (CDM 2015 Reg etc)

  • Excellent organisational and project management skills

  Personal Profile Essential:

  • An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable.

  • Excellent communicator, having the ability engage and influence at all levels of the organisation.

  • Ability to motivate and drive the team through tough challenges.

  • Ability to pull together functional and cross-functional teams to achieve goals and KPIs

  • Core focus on Safety - Zero Harm approach, with ability to proactively challenge where needed.

  • Resilient and enthusiastic with the ability to deliver results under pressure.