SHE Advisor

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, England, Cumbria
17 Apr 2018
01 May 2018
Elizabeth Burn
Defence, Marine
Job Type

SHE Advisor

Would you like to work in a team responsible for keeping everyone safe and healthy at work? We currently have a position as a SHE Advisor at our site in Barrow.

As a Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Advisor, you will be involved in one of the most exciting engineering programmes in the UK, providing professional and accurate SHE advice to ensure safe systems of work in the construction and delivery of both Astute and Dreadnought Submarines.

This role will provide you with excellent career progression opportunities and you will be fully supported in your development with your SHE career.

Your main responsibilities as a SHE Advisor will involve:

Ensuring that there is timely and consistent advice, support, coaching and governance of SHE standards and legislation to support all non-build delivery activities across the organisation

Supporting in the development and embedding of an improved safety culture in the business across all submarines sites and support the SHE improvement programme

Supporting the production of quality audits and investigations, and produce evidence and reports

Ensuring professional and accountable interface with all stakeholders including all functional leads, regulators, contractors and customers

Ensuring all applicable aspects of the Safety Health and Environment Operational Plan and Strategy is delivered to schedule across all submarine sites

Providing support to the investigation of accidents, incidents and non-conformances, producing comprehensive reports with root cause analysis

Your skills and qualifications:


Nebosh Certificate or equivalent NVQ in health and safety

Previous experience of working as a SHE professional in a heavy manufacturing/ engineering environment

Working knowledge of SHE Regulations, Approved Codes of Practice and Guidance

Demonstrable experience of driving safety culture and safety improvements

Investigation and Report writing experience


IEMA certificate

Previous experience of working in a Manufacturing or Production environment

Ability to deliver training / coaching

Working towards Chartered Membership of IOSH or equivalent professional membership

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a team player with the ability to work off your own initiative. You will be a creative thinker who can come up with solutions to problems and take responsibility for delivering solutions. You will be an excellent communicator who has the ability to interface with all levels of personnel.

Location: Barrow

Salary: £35,576 +

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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