Health and Safety Officer (HSEQ)

Recruiter
JVP Jobs
Location
Crewe (Cheshire)
Salary
£35,000 + 33 days annual leave, discount scheme, etc.
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Expires
10 Oct 2017
Ref
1960
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Health and Safety Officer (HSEQ)

Rewarding opportunity to keep your career on track…

Superb opportunity to be part of a well-established and growing company, where you'll collaborate and work with a wide variety of colleagues across the business. If you'd thrive within a role where you can make a difference utilising your health and safety expertise in the rail industry, then keep reading.

Who will I be working with?

Arriva TrainCare provides Light and Heavy Train Maintenance services to the railway industry from its five strategically located maintenance depots. The successful, rapidly evolving organisation, is going through a massive transformation at real pace, with a strong order book for 2017 and beyond. Arriva TrainCare is part of Arriva, which is part of the Deutsche Bahn group, one of the largest transport services organisations in Europe, employing over 55,900 people and delivering more than 1.5 billion passenger journeys across 15 European countries every year.

You'll be part of a professional team with these core behaviours at heart;

  • One Arriva - We work as one team, ‘together we are Arriva';
  • Great customer experience - We keep our customers happy every day;
  • Doing the right thing - We look after our customers, colleagues and the environment, and always put safety first;
  • Thinking beyond - We are curious and inspired to think beyond today for an even bigger and better Arriva tomorrow.

So, what will the role of Health and Safety Officer entail?

Reporting to the HSEQ Manager, you'll be responsible for driving the development of a proactive, responsive and qualitative safety service, supporting the business in all safety related matters with duties including but not limited to;

  • Ensuring a safe workplace environment, with accidents and incidents documented and investigated, and improvements implemented
  • Reviewing, updating and ensuring policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to
  • Carrying out safety audits in all depots and driving the implementation of OHSAS 18001
  • Liaising with external consultants in the provision of training programmes
  • Carrying out and assisting with the review of risk assessments for equipment and operations, and driving corrective actions as needed
  • Tracking depot safety inspections and monitoring the completion of resulting actions

What will I need to be considered for this Health and Safety Officer vacancy?

  • Proven experience working with safety systems, ideally gained within the rail industry
  • A valid NEBOSH certification or equivalent
  • Experience of formulating, implementing and revising Health and Safety policies and procedures, and handling investigations
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant legislations and best practices within the rail vehicle industry
  • Good understanding of Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Risk assessment trained
  • IT literacy with superb knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Ability to assess information, evaluate solutions and devise appropriate course of action
  • A full valid driving licence and willingness to travel as required

What will I receive in return?

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Attractive Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension, healthcare cover, Arriva Travel Pass, Cycle to Work scheme, Arriva Village retailer discount scheme, and childcare voucher scheme.

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Crewe (Cheshire)

Arriva is committed to diversity, if you're good and meet the essential criteria outlined above, you're welcome. Please include a cover letter upon submitting your CV.

All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

This Health and Safety Officer (HSEQ) vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Arriva TrainCare. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Arriva TrainCare, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.

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