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Environment, Health & Safety Specialist

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 6:55:51 AM
  • 2760430
  • Job Function: Environmental Health & Safety
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United Kingdom ; Hamble-le-Rice

About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

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At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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Role Summary:
The EHS Specialist will be responsible for developing and implementing site processes and procedures with emphasis on health and safety, legislative regulatory and business requirements. In this role, you will work with site Facilities and EHS Leader and operations personnel ensuring business and regulatory compliance to all aspects of EHS.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Instill and foster proactive EHS-conscious culture and drive operational ownership of GE's Environment, Health & Safety programs through all levels of the organization
• Develop and implement EHS programs to comply with GE EHS framework requirements and regulatory requirements
• Monitor and drive completion of site compliance tasks
• Track and lead resolution of the site's Employee EHS Concern Reports
• Lead team of EHS Framework element owners to ensure successful EHS management system implementation at the site
• Assist with EHS classroom training preparation and delivery and maintain the site's EHS Training Tracker database
• Perform EHS audits / inspections and ensure appropriate corrective actions are developed and implemented on a timely basis
• Lead and/or participate in incident investigations and ensure appropriate root causes are identified and corrective actions are developed / implemented
• Evaluate site EHS risks and challenges and develop appropriate risk reduction strategies, including Risk Assessments, PUWER Assessments, etc.
• Maintain safety and health records and documents required by GE EHS and applicable regulatory requirements
• Perform additional tasks, as required by the site Facilities and EHS Leader
• Maintain compliance with Health and Safety regulations (UK and EU) including keeping up with changing regulations
• Interface with MOC process for health and safety components
• Implement and manage GE crane safety program ensuring compliance to LOLER requirements
• Participates in department development and planning process


• Bachelor's Degree in science / engineering from an accredited university or NEBOSH diploma or equivalent knowledge and experience

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

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

Desired Characteristics:

• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• Ability to influence others and lead small teams
• Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
• Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
• Effective problem identification and solution skills
• Proven analytical and organizational ability
• Ability to interface effectively with all levels within the company as well as organizations outside GE (e.g., regulatory agencies)
• Ability to lead process implementation in a teaming environment
• Established program management ability, Six Sigma and / or Lean training
• Knowledge of environmental regulations

Locations: United Kingdom ; Hamble-le-Rice

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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