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Senior Safety Engineer

  • Salary:
  • £23.00ph ltd co
  • Job type:
  • Contract
  • Location:
  • Bridgend

Position Description:

Senior Safety Engineer Senior Safety Advisor providing expert input and support to employees and contractors in support of an extensive plant decommissioning program for approximately 12 months.

Skills Required:

A genuine interest and passion for safety, with a determined attitude to drive safety improvement is essential for this role. The successful candidate will have thorough knowledge of UK H&S laws and approved codes of practice. They will have operational knowledge of safety programs such as, but not limited to: incident investigation; contractor safety management; safety system auditing; safety risk assessment; pedestrian and mobile equipment safety; machine guarding; work at height; lifting and rigging. The successful candidate will have proven report writing ability. They will be able to negotiate effectively, influence shop floor personnel and able to effectively liaise with external authorities such as HSE. Professional skills such as effective prioritisation, time management and influencing skills are required. Applicants will need to have the technical capability to translate unfamiliar Health & Safety legislation or programs into procedures and practical implementation plans and be able to research material as required. They should be computer literate with proven ability to competently use the Microsoft Office suite and have good communication skills and be able to deliver training

Skills Preferred:

They should be capable of evaluating risks, cost benefit analysis, safety system auditing, shop floor hazard inspection and be competent in the TOPS 8D investigation process or similar.

Experience Required:

Significant prior experience in a relevant expert safety advisory role is required. Experience and involvement with Contractor Safety Management and CDM projects. Experience of heavy lifting operations and associated processes to control safety. Proven track record of improving safety culture and metrics in a manufacturing or engineering environment.

Experience Preferred:

Experience working in a similar engineering / manufacturing environment with familiarity of associated technologies and processes would be an advantage. Working knowledge of the automotive manufacturing business would be an advantage.

Education Required:

NEBOSH Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent.

Education Preferred:

An engineering degree plus significant prior experience in a relevant safety role. Membership of a professional safety institute or industry group is desirable


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