Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality Engineer

Posted 10 months ago by University of Sheffield
Contract Type Contract
Salary Grade 6 £26,243 to £30,395 per annum
Sector Engineering, Environmental Health & Safety
Posted 10 months ago
Apply by Thursday, 22 November 2018

Job Title: Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality Engineer

Job Reference Number: UOS020727

Contract Type: Fixed-term for 12 months to cover maternity leave

Working Pattern: 35 hours per week

Faculty: Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre

Department: AMRC - Nuclear AMRC

Location: Nuclear AMRC, Brunel Way, Catcliffe, Rotherham, S60 5WG

Salary: Grade 6

£26,243 to £30,395 per annum


Are you interested in joining the revolution in UK advanced manufacturing? Do you have experience in management systems? We have an exciting opportunity in the Environmental, Health, Safety & Quality (EHSQ) department for someone with a passion for continual improvement looking to use their skills to help us continue our support of UK manufacturing in the nuclear sector.

The EHSQ department is responsible for overseeing the processes and practices employed across the Nuclear AMRC. This includes supporting a systematic approach, through a documented system, to ensure the highest levels of quality, safety, environmental and information security performance are achieved.

Reporting directly to the EHSQ Manager, your role will principally involve governance and assurance by maintaining and further developing the documented system and facilitating appropriate improvement activities. You will have substantial experience in systematic management of processes, with an understanding of their compliance to international standards.

Other key attributes will be; a natural desire to drive improvements, an inventive and innovative approach to dealing with a variety of issues and problems, a practical and methodical way of working and an approachable demeanour.

You will:

•             Have experience in quality, environmental and/or health & safety management systems.

•             Be able to use a variety of methodologies to establish root cause during investigation of non-conformance.

•             Be able to communicate with staff at all levels and across functions to facilitate improvements to working practices.

•             Have experience of supporting colleagues with a dynamic and pragmatic approach.


About the Team

The Nuclear AMRC specialises in manufacturing innovation and helping companies meet the needs of the nuclear industry. It currently has around 40 member companies, including reactor providers, manufacturers from along the supply chain, and providers of specialist equipment and services. The Nuclear AMRC and AMRC with Boeing are part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, a consortium of seven leading manufacturing and process research centres, backed by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK.

About the University

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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Closing date: 22 November 2018