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Automotive & Aerospace


We are working with a Tier 1 Automotive supplier  who currently have a vacancy for an experienced HSE Advisor to join them in a temporary role based in the North East.



You will be responsible for controlling all Safety related issues on site, helping to maintain a safe working environment for employees to work in. Ensuring compliance with necessary standards and legislation, including Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is key to the role.



Key Tasks/Responsibilities

  • Managing policy to ensure that the organisation complies with all relevant UK H&S legislation
  • Training and auditing are integral duties required to make the whole workforce aware of and able to fulfil H&S responsibilities.
  • Conducting project work, covering a range of areas including Health and Safety initiatives.
  • Conducting daily safety observations in order to identify any unsafe acts/conditions
  • Challenging any employee safety non-compliances
  • Carrying out and reviewing risk assessments including COSHH
  • Maintaining the sites incident database and ensuring that root cause analysis is carried out for all safety incidents including corrective actions
  • Play an active role in maintaining the corporate Health & Safety audit system
  • Carry out Emergency evacuation exercises and take the lead when required
  • Provide cover for the H&S Manager whenever required (meetings, escalation cover Etc)


Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualified or studying towards achieving a minimum of NEBOSH certificate level 3.
  • Have a good working knowledge/understanding of current H&S legislation.
  • You will have a proven track record for collecting and analysing data and the ability to use it to create clear & targeted action plans.
  • Experience within automotive manufacturing is desirable, during which you will have developed a sound understanding of the H&S challenges facing the industry.
  • Experience in IT applications (Power-point, Excel, Office) and general report writing.
  • Experience in conducting Safety audits and general workplace inspections.
  • Experience in dealing with external sources (Contractors, HSE, Fire Authority & Insurance).


Skills, Behaviours and Attributes necessary

  • Enthusiastic and passionate about Health & Safety with a can do attitude.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to demonstrate a tactful but assertive manner.
  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Logical thinking and problem solving ability.
  • Ability to manage your own workload.
  • Ability to engage with employees at all levels of the organisation. 


38 hours: Day shift

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 1 year ago
  • Location: Durham
  • Job Title: HSE ADVISOR
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