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SHE Associate

BAE Systems
Lancashire, England
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26 Nov 2020

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SHE Associate

We are looking for several highly motivated and influential SHE Associates to join our SHE team based at our facilities at Warton and Samlesbury in Lancashire.

As a SHE Associate, you will be responsible for advice and help to the business in operational areas in a wide range of aspects (assembly, maintenance, technology, plant installation). You would advise on all aspects of safety, health and environment to help support the AIR strategic objectives and maintain accreditation to ISO45001, ISO14001 and ISO50001.

Whilst the role is challenging, wide-ranging as no two days would be the same, you will be part of a wider team of SHE professionals, and you can expect to be provided with a high level of support and development to ensure you are equipped to meet the challenges that the role provides.

Your main responsibilities as a SHE Associate will involve:

Responsible for providing competent and professional safety, health and environmental advice and support to our business operations which could typically comprise 300+ employees with diverse safety, health and environmental risks to manage

Responsibility for managing your own workload; this will include several Site projects spanning across the businesses

Involvement in planning and supporting emergency exercises, as well as a number of other tasks to support Upper Tier CoMAH status

Supporting the sites, SHE reviews, as well as day to day site management, scorecards, statistics, incident logs, presentation packs, associate meetings etc

Leading on accident/incident analysis and assurance activity, along with a wide variety of related tasks that fall within this diverse role

Monitoring of contractor performance in line with their risk assessments and method statements will also form a key element of the role

Involved the in implementation and maintenance of the SHE Management System (Certified to ISO45001, ISO14001 and ISO50001) within your business operation, leading on risk assessment, accident/incident analysis and assurance activity, along with a wide variety of related tasks that fall within this diverse role

Your skills and qualifications:

You will hold the NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health and working towards the NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health (or equivalent). Qualifications and/or working experience in Occupational Hygiene or Environmental Management would also be a distinct advantage

You will be an excellent communicator at all levels and be able to adapt your communication style to fit the audience

You will have excellent presentation skills, and have experience running meetings

Experience in a SHE role would be desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a confident communicator both written and verbally, with excellent influencing skills. You will have the ability to adapt your communication style to suit the audience and will also be an ambassador for cultural change within the business influencing and promoting positive SHE cultures at all levels.

Location: Warton/Samlesbury

Salary: £ 37,654+

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, 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.

BAE Systems Air

If you'd like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent - at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.


At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

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