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15 days agoGeneral Electric

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) and Site Security Leader

  • Prestwick (South Ayrshire)
  • Sales

Job description

Job Description Summary

GE Caledonian, a pivotal part of GE Aerospace based in Prestwick, is seeking a seasoned Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) professional to enhance our senior leadership team. Running a small team, this role is a perfect match for individuals with a robust EHS background, outstanding leadership and coaching abilities, and the strategic acumen to support and drive business growth.

Join GE Caledonian in this pivotal role where your expertise will directly contribute to the safety, security, and success of our operations.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead EHS initiatives for a workforce of 850, primarily engaged in engine repair and overhaul, setting a strong EHS culture and expectations.
  • Craft strategic EHS plans and policies that align with GE's overarching EHS frameworks and business objectives, adhering to all relevant laws and regulations.
  • Manage budgets effectively to support the execution of EHS programs.
  • Support FLIGHTDECK activities, ensuring EHS practices enhance operational efficiency, quality, and delivery.
  • Collaborate with EHS committees, regulatory agencies, and union safety representatives, offering expert guidance and support.
  • Promote EHS compliance through rigorous audits and a proactive approach to risk management.
  • Direct the planning and execution of comprehensive EHS training for all personnel.
  • Implement robust change management programs to manage risks associated with process and engineering modifications.
  • Oversee key security systems, identifying and mitigating potential vulnerabilities.
  • Coordinate Site Response Teams and manage Security/Crisis Drills in alignment with Site Response Plans.
  • Champion cross-functional collaboration, driving EHS strategic initiatives that are in harmony with our business goals.
  • Prioritize the safety and well-being of all employees, contractors, and visitors, while safeguarding the environment and local community.
  • Develop and implement EHS strategies, setting cultural expectations, and energizing the team to address challenges and achieve both short-term and long-term objectives.
  • Manage the GE Security Risk & Crisis Management Program, ensuring the security of people, information, facilities, and assets, alongside maintaining business continuity and reputation integrity.
  • Act as the primary liaison with GE Global/Regional Risk & Crisis Management Teams and manage the Site Security Office provider.

    Qualifications & experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent knowledge and experience
    • NEBOSH diploma in Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent.
    • Extensive experience in EHS management within a manufacturing setting, preferably in the aerospace sector.
    • Cultural and team leadership and coaching experience

    Flexible Working

    GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

    Total Reward

    At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward.  Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

    As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;

    • Non-contributory Pension          
    • Life Assurance
    • Group income protection            
    • Private medical cover    
    • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell

    Security Clearance

    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: BPSS

    Right to Work

    Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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    Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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