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Environment, Health & Safety Leader - Site Based

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/27/2017 11:52:22 AM
  • 2980227
  • Job Function: Environmental Health & Safety
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Health Safety Environmental
Location(s): United Kingdom; Leicester

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Role Summary:
Lead the Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) function for Measurement and Sensing team in Leicester, including a team of HSE professionals to ensure compliance, delivering a sustainable HSE culture of excellence and active participation in HSE activities.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Participate as a key member of local leadership team, driving compliance solutions and HSE simplification through the business cycles.
• Drive continuous improvement and operationalization of HSE programs, procedures, and tools to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and Baker Hughes, A GE Company best practices.
• Vigorously lead /drive HSE operationalization and accountability to all employees.
• Ensure business growth by leading risk mitigation and EHS productivity enhancements at the facility.
• Contribute to the overall success of the business through strong and value added participation, leadership and support of critical business initiatives.
• Integrate HSE into all components strategies, activities and decision making from initial customer inquiry through execution.
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with local team, community and regulators.
• Supervise staff of HSE professionals, ensuring they develop and hone technical and leadership competence, participate as effective professionals in driving excellence in performance and culture.
• Strengthen and maintain certification ISO 14001 and other critical excellence certifications.
• Comprehensive knowledge of Occupational Health Standards and programs, with effective implementation experience of such programs.
• Participate as an effective team member and colleague sharing ideas, best practices, and learnings to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the overall business.


• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental or Occupational Safety and health field or equivalent knowledge & experience.
• Significant years of experience in an Environment, Health and Safety discipline.
• Proven years of experience in Health and Safety and Environmental Leadership role
• Supervisory experience of other HSE professionals.
• Credentialing or certification in ISO systems and auditing.

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Desired Characteristics:

• Strong leadership an influencing skills.
• Broad knowledge of HSE regulatory requirements.
• Outstanding communication skills (written and oral).
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple issues with competing priorities.
• High energy, self-starter.
• Experience with ISO or equivalent excellence certification.
• Six Sigma Greenbelt trained/certified
• Knowledge of GE or BHGE HSE Management systems.
• Supervision, including development of other career professionals in the areas of technical competency and leadership.

Locations: United Kingdom; Leicester
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