An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and self driven Principal Health and Safety Advisor to join the MBDA team at our Stevenage and Henlow sites (based at Stevenage). If you are passionate about health and safety and reducing our impact on the environment, this challenging but rewarding position may be for you.
The successful candidate will be supporting management and employees on site and during trials in the area of health, safety and environmental aspects. You will work closely with a number of departments in the business, including engineering, manufacturing, facility maintenance and security.
What we're looking for
- Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (level 6 preferred)
- Certificate in Environmental management (preferred)
- Significant experience and expertise in Safety, Health, Environment
- Broad understanding of manufacturing and laboratory technologies
- Knowledge of health and safety legislation and its application and interpretation relevant to MBDA operations.
- Ability to influence and engage employees at all levels in the organisation.
- Excellent communication skills, ability to translate complex information into easily to understand working text.
Here's what’s in it for youYou will have the opportunity to gain practical and professional experience in a challenging sector. We are a supportive and high performing team that exposes team members to all aspects of Safety, Health and Environment activities in the pursuit of professional development and team cohesion.
As MBDA is a trans-national defence company you will have the opportunity to contribute to international policies and procedures. This may involve some travel opportunities, mainly UK.
What would you get?
*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.
The RoleEnsuring that the company health and safety policies and procedures are effectively implemented at the Stevenage and Henlow sites through the provision of support/assistance to managers/employees ensuring good safety standards are maintained and contribute to a safety culture of continual improvement.
Join a great team!
You will be working alongside a team of enthusiastic and motivated health and safety professionals with a great work ethic and strong team spirit.
We aspire to enable business activity by creating an exceptional safety culture through employee and management engagement. Day to day problems and challenges are dealt with pro-actively and with intent to ‘go the extra mile’ if necessary.
MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.
We’re here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.
MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.
We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.
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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.