COMAH Advisor

BAE Systems
Cheshire, England, Crewe
13 Jun 2017
27 Jun 2017
Caroline Dey
Job Type

COMAH Advisor

Would you like to play a key role supporting improvements and initiatives within Munitions? We currently have a vacancy for a COMAH Advisor at our site in Radway Green.

As a COMAH Advisor, you will be part of a team developing the COMAH (Control of Major Accident Hazards) safety reports and processes on site, in readiness to submit to the competent authority which will be made up of the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and Environment Agency (EA).

This role will provide you with great opportunities to be part of a growing business, engaging with various third parties and regulatory bodies.

Your main responsibilities as a COMAH Advisor will involve:

Supporting the SHE Manager, ensuring the Radway Green COMAH reports are reviewed and updated as necessary in readiness for the next submission of the reports to the competent authority

Preparing, facilitating and documenting hazard assessments as required, including Past Accident Reviews, Human Factors and Hazard Identification (HAZID)

Providing a common approach and best practise to the COMAH process for the site

Developing COMAH safety reports for processes/ activities on site

Liaising, as required, with other functions and at all levels in the business, external organizations and regulators

Raising COMAH awareness at all levels in the organisation

Promoting a positive SHE culture and behaviours within the organisation

Your skills and qualifications as a COMAH Advisor:


NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Academic qualification or proven background/experience of working in an engineering discipline

Experience of reviewing and updating COMAH reports to the relevant current standards/ guidance

Computer literate, with excellent Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word skills

Ability to interpret site drawings and liaise with the drawing office to ensure they are updated as required.


Experience and knowledge of different types of risk assessment, HAZOP/HAZID/HFA etc.

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and prioritise work to meet deadlines. You will also be self-motivated and possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Location: Radway Green

Salary: £31,652+

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.

BAE Systems Land (UK)

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced vehicle and munitions products in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, building and maintaining some of their most vital equipment - everything from battle tanks to engineer vehicles; artillery through to advanced missile systems.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and determination to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops get only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence company.

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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