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HSE Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

An Opportunity has arisen for an experienced HSE Officer within BRUSH Switchgear in Blackwood.

The company is growing year on year as they work towards their five-year transformational plan. They have a great reputation in the industry and are at the forefront of the market within technology.

Formal HSE related qualifications are essential for this role as well as proven experience in a Health & Safety position within a manufacturing environment.

This would suit someone looking for a varied and rewarding role. Proactively supporting the site leadership team with HSE processes, delivery and implementing the HSE Strategy.

Please note we will not be reviewing applications for this position until the first week in January 2020. 

We will not be accepting CV submissions from recruitment agencies for this position.

Role Responsibility

  • Implementation and maintenance of procedures and systems to meet the requirements of ISO 14001 and OHSAS18001 (as well as supporting the transition to ISO 45001)
  • Monitor and review Health Safety and Environmental legislation.
  • Coordination of H&S Committee Monthly Meeting
  • Empowerment to intervene with any non-compliance.
  • Conduct internal and external audits, regarding Health Safety and Environment ensuring timely completion of CAPA’s.
  • Ensure regulatory requirements such as COSHH, RIDDOR and fire plans are met.
  • Assessment of training requirements and provision of training to site employees regarding Health Safety and the Environment, including toolbox talks.
  • Collection of weekly and monthly KPI information.
  • Promoting positive H&S culture within the Company and developing Environmental and H&S policies.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Formal training - NEBOSH/IOSH/CIEH. Exposure of BS EN ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
  • Knowledge of H&S and Environmental Legislation.
  • Knowledge of implementing any physical requirements to meet legislation
  • Experience of working with a Health, Safety & Environment management system
  • Experience in project management and project leadership, well developed planning skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • To have the desire for improving knowledge of, and developing the manufacturing processes within the company
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, with the ability to influence both individual and group levels across the business
  • Self-motivated with positive attitude to meet deadlines and work schedules
  • Experience of working with a Health, Safety & Environment management system
  • Quality experience desirable

About the Company

BRUSH Switchgear already serve thousands of customers around the world, offering both AC and DC solutions not only to electrical distribution utilities but also to individual public and private sector end user organisations operating in a variety of settings.

Using our skills and experience to produce solutions which have put us at the forefront of switchgear system design. Our magnetic actuator and electromagnetic spring innovations are widely acclaimed developments which still provide the company with a leading edge in circuit breaker technology.

Our products are independently recognised by the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Queens Awards Committee and can be found operating in installations across the world in some of the most arduous environments.

Here at BRUSH Switchgear we are very proud to offer:

  • A very competitive salary
  • Private Pension
  • Life Insurance
  • 25 days holiday + statutory bank holidays


  • Overtime (for certain roles)
  • Overnight/daily allowances (for certain roles)
  • Company vehicle (for certain roles)





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Please note that BRUSH Group does not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters of employment agencies. Without the authorisation of the Group Talent Acquisition Manager to submit CVs for that role, BRUSH Group will not agree to payment of any referral or recruiter fee.

In the event of a recruiter or agency submitting a CV or candidate, without the prior authorisation of the Group Talent Acquisition Manager, BRUSH Group explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidates without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

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