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Health, Safety, Environment and Energy Co-ordinator

United Kingdom
Work Location:
East Cowes
Advertising End Date:
31 Aug 2018
Job Type:
About The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity for a Health & Safety Co-ordinator has become available at our Aerospace manufacturing plant in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight.

You would be working within a small team, the successful candidate will provide general assistance and support to the HSEE Team, ensuring health and safety good practice across both East Cowes sites.

There are great opportunities to develop your career in Health & Safety as well as being involved in environmental and energy projects.
Key Responsibilities
  • Working alongside the Facilities team to manage contractors both before and once on site
  • Follow up on accident and incident investigations
  • Maintain in-house health and safety practices
  • Organize health and safety training where required across the business
  • Co-ordinate the custodian scheme and act as an ambassador
  • Provide weekly KPI’s to management
  • Maintain accurate HSE records and applicable databases

Qualifications / Experience / Skills

  • Good reporting skills, PC literate
  • Excellent communication skills; written and verbal
  • Proactive and able to work within a team but also under the own initiative
  • Problem solving and decision making 

The candidate will ideally have certification from a recognised professional body (IOSH, NEBOSH, ROSPA etc.) and evidence of health and safety training.

About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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