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HSE Advisor - Pharmaceutical

Ref no. BHN567670
Location Stevenage, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our Client is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, and renewables.

Key skills required for this role



HSE - Pharma

Job description

HSE Advisor

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing HSE support to our Client operational sites ensuring that contractual HSE requirements and associated HSE Plans are effectively communicated and implemented, ensuring that contract and business HSE objectives are met
  • Supporting preparation of required contractual HSE Documentation
  • To provide support and guidance to those who act in CDM specific roles of Client, Principal Designer, Designer, Principal Contractor and Contractor as they affect construction projects undertaken by the organisation to ensure compliance with CDM 2015.
  • Supporting on site incident investigations to ensure a root cause and preventative / corrective actions are identified and that all information is suitably collated within the Company Incident Management System - 'ACTIVE'
  • Supporting effective follow up and close out of all corrective actions as a result of incidents, audits, inspections and observations.
  • Promoting the use of our client's proactive safety tools, such as PASTA, Safe Cards and Peer Audits and provide mentoring in the use of as required
  • Conducting audits and inspections of various work processes as required
  • Committed to continuous professional development through training, support and on site mentoring
  • Disseminating HSE experience and knowledge within operational work sites
  • Being a key on site focal point for HSE, supporting operational team members, ensuring standards are maintained and best practice is applied
  • Participating with Client audits and inspections as required
  • Engaging with and developing relationships with Client HSE teams and stakeholders on site
  • Being an active and visible member of the HSE team by promoting our client's HSE processes and interacting with site personnel
  • Supporting on site Operational Management to enable them to take ownership and deliver HSE 'through the line'
  • Identifying and communicating shortfalls or areas of improvement relating to B-UK HSE governance to facilitate continual improvement
  • To stop any operational process where unsafe working practices are being carried out and advise concerned personnel of the appropriate action
  • To report on any deficiencies or urgent matters relating to HSE matters or potential breaches in legislation
  • Identify and monitor issues, create new ideas and keep abreast of innovations in the industry to enable:
  • Improvements to the products and services to be communicated to the Operational and HSE Managements teams for implementation
  • Delivery of exceptional health, safety and environmental performance
  • Routine Duties:
  • Participate, review and assist with the development of Risk Assessments
  • Ensure all hazardous substances used by our client's are subject to a COSHH risk assessment and that the Company 'Sypol' system is maintained, understood and implemented
  • Supporting and participating in emergency response planning and training exercises
  • Being visible on site and completing regular HSE inspections whilst engaging in safety conversations with the on site personnel
  • Deliver HSE mentoring / coaching as and when required
  • Identifying problems / issues with PPE quality or use and ensuring this is fed back to the HSE Manager / Procurement Department for action
  • Attendance at on site HSE Meetings
  • Ensuring leading / lagging information is collated and reported to allow for KPI / Performance reports to be generated
  • Assisting with D&A testing processes as required
  • Delivery of Company HSE Induction to new starters and refresher training to existing personnel where appropriate
  • Ensuring our client's Policies are adhered to and reporting non-compliance to the on site Management Team
  • Reporting areas of concern or potential opportunities for improvement to the HSE Director / HSE Manager
  • Delivering HSE briefings via TBT or similar as directed by the HSE Manager
  • Conducting TBT briefings to on site personnel as directed by the Operational and HSE Management Team
  • Providing guidance and advice on matters relating to HSE to on site personnel
  • Assist in developing, promoting and monitoring compliance with HSE performance indicators
  • Develop and contribute towards the continual improvement of the HSE culture and delivery of the 'Safety Works' programme
  • Deliver HSE training as required
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of performance / compliance with Company annual HSE Improvement Plans
  • Deliver HSE Initiatives

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the position holder is required to perform other duties as may arise in connection with the successful operation of our client or assigned by the HSE Director / HSE Manager.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Auditing / Inspection
  • Incident Management & Investigation
  • HSE Legislation
  • CDM Regulations
  • Management System Standards
  • Industrial Services Sector
  • Improvement Planning
  • Coaching / Training Skills
  • NEBOSH General Certificate (Essential)
  • Member of IOSH (Tech / Graduate Status) - (Essential)
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate (Desirable)
  • Environmental Qualification (Desirable)
  • CDM/ Pre-construction H&S Qualification (Desirable)

Shaun Chappell manages this role

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