QHSE Advisor

Contract type
Fixed term
Working Pattern
Part time
Dates that interviews will take place
Interview date to be confirmed shortly
Competitive day/hourly rate
Summary of vacancy

We are looking to recruit a part time Health, Safety and Environment Advisor for a six month period to assist our QHSE Manager at our Grangemouth facility.

As HSE Advisor you will report to the Grangemouth Operations and Maintenance contract Manager as support to the QHSE Manger. In this role will be responsible for the provision of competent HSQE advice, guidance and provide recommendations on all company activities carried out the contract site. This role will support the QHSE department to deliver and monitor the Companies QHSE management systems and initiatives on this contract and as part of the UK, Ireland and Nordic Region.


About the role

What will I be doing?

  • You wil provide support and advice to all levels of the organisation to ensure everyone associated with the Grangemouth contract is aware of their HSE responsibilities.
  • You will work with both operations and projects teams to improve our safe isolations of plant and equipment procedures, and provide training as required.
  • You will provide competent advice on relevant legislation, client specific rules and policies.
  • You will assist the QHSE Manager to deliver UK HSE roadmap objectives and specific deliverables as agreed with the QHSE Manager.
  • You will work with operations and projects teams and contractors to ensure all site activities comply with the standards set out by SUEZ and the client.
  • You will review applicable safety documentation e.g. method statements / risk assessments etc as required for operations and project activities.
  • You will build strong relationships with the client and sub-contractors.
  • You will liaise with the QHSE and Operations Manager to ensure all the requirements of the company HSE requirements are attained.
  • You will develop and deliver internal HSE training as directed by the QHSE Manager, in line with personal/company competency and training requirements.
  • You will carry out risk assessments and other specialised assessments e.g. – COSHH, manual handling etc as required.
  • You will keep abreast with new legislation and provide updates to the Management Team of relevant changes.
  • You will liaison with the client as required on operational and project HSE matters.
  • You will be a HSE mentor for team leaders, supervisors, SSG members, etc. on the contract site and provide a good level of guidance, support, and advice as required.
  • You will carry out investigations to establish root causes, identify lessons learnt and share information both within company and also with relevant sub-contractors
  • You will assist in the preparation of Health & Safety plans for new projects
  • You will carry out site audits/inspections on SUEZ and sub-contractor personnel, and feedback findings to the relevant manager / team leader.
  • You will take part in hazard and operability studies (HAZOP’s), SIL assessments etc as required.
  • You will assist the QHSE manager as required for CDM projects associated with the contract.
  • You will carry out external audits of subcontractor activities including where required audits of sub-contractors for tender evaluation purposes.

What are the requirements?

  • Previous experience within a similar role in the petrochemicals industry together with knowledge of ISO9001/14001/45001/OHSAS 18001 is essential. A professional qualification such as a National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) NEBOSH certificate or equivalent is desirable.
  • You must be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge, understanding and ability on the requirements of UK and EC HSE legislation, understand IIPC/PPC regulations and preferably have experience of the water/waste-water industry.
  • Excellent organisation, problem solving and interpersonal skills are also key requirements, as is good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
  • A proactive nature and the ability to prioritise and plan effectively to meet specific deadlines, along with a confident and professional manner, is also essential for the role.
  • A degree in any of the following disciplines would be advantageous - health and safety, environmental, engineering, project/risk management, chemistry.

In return you will receive an attractive remuneration package and will work for one of the country’s most innovative and fastest growing companies. This is an exciting time in our corporate development and therefore this is a chance to play an important part in our success.

Who we are

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work. We are proud of the fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development we offer our people. As we continue to develop and grow, you can play an important part in the essential work we are doing to make businesses and communities more sustainable.

Working at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is not like most jobs – it means striving to secure our planet’s resources and being part of the resource revolution. By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.

With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work in, we believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

*No agencies please*

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