EH&S Engineer (M/F)

  • Company : MatchTech
  • Localisation : Berkshire, Reading - Angleterre du Sud-Est, Royaume-Uni
  • Position : EH&S Engineer
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2019-10-11
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Job Description


Job Summary

We are 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. We\'re focused on the customer and for us this means designing and manufacturing complex mechanical products that are often bespoke and high profile.

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.

Working with programme management and engineering you will provide environmental and safety guidance to support customer contract terms and conditions. This may require the creation and implementation of additional programmes relating to EH&S. You will also be responsible for the coordination and management of the Sites\' emergency planning; including responding to site chemical, environmental and/or safety emergencies.

To be successful within this role you will be able to assimilate information from various sources, assess it applicability and value to the Company and to make recommendations for action. You will need to utilise your diplomacy skills when facilitating problem solving between parties with differing opinions to achieve a successful outcome.

You will need well developed interpersonal and communication skills in order to lead and build solid working relationships at all levels across the business. You will have a high degree of personal integrity as your compliance decisions directly impact employee safety as well as site and company compliance/liability.

Above all you will possess the ability to adapt to the culture and philosophy; you will be provide support, guidance and council whilst maintaining the core values of our unique working environment.

Key Expertise

  • A minimum of a NEBOSH General Certificate and 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.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Required profile


Environmental Health and Safety
  • Start date : ASAP
  • Term :
  • Experience Required : 2 to 4 years
  • Salary : £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • References : EMP445520_1570806211
  • Activity area : Aerospace Engineering

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