Process Safety Co-ordinator

Job Description

Process Safety Co-ordinator

Would you like the opportunity to provide significant input into our process safety supporting our high hazard and COMAH Team? We currently have a vacancy for a Process Safety Co-ordinator at our site in Glascoed.

As a Process Safety Co-ordinator, you will have a significant input into the Basis of Safety documentation, ensuring that manufacturing processes are carried out safely by identifying and understanding process risks and advising on the necessary controls to ensure process risks are As Low as Reasonably Practicable (ALARP).

You will be responsible for the development, review and continuous improvement of, but not limited to; The Site COMAH (Control of Major Accident Hazards) report, ALARP Statements, Process Risk Assessments and Past Accident Searches.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on one of the most complex sites within the UK, with the ability to gain skills and knowledge in process safety and COMAH management.

Please Note: This role is a two year fixed term contract

Your main responsibilities as a Process Safety Co-ordinator will involve:

Developing, reviewing and updating of The Site COMAH Safety Report with applicable report section SMEs

Providing a common approach and best practice to the identification of Major Accident Hazards for the site

Preparing and/or reviewing as required including Past Accident Searches, Hazard Identification, Process Risk Assessments, ALARP Statements and Work Area Safety Conditions

Liaising with other functions and at all levels in the business, External organizations and Regulators

Any other duties as required by the High Hazard Manager commensurate with the post

Your skills and qualifications:


Working knowledge in the High Hazard industry having worked in a manufacturing or maintenance position (proven experience working in a COMAH Site would be advantageous but not essential)

Experience and knowledge of different types of Risk Assessments e.g. FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect analysis), HAZID (Hazard Identification) and HAZOP(Hazard and Operability)

Ability to read and understand technical drawings and equipment specifications


Have a NEBOSH certificate (or equivalent) and (or be working towards) a recognised professional Safety and Health Management qualification e.g. NEBOSH diploma

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to provide innovative and practical solutions to complex issues with the ability to negotiate, establish and agree outcomes with others, making decisions in a dynamic way. You will have a positive "can do" attitude and be able to deliver on tasks by prioritising workload and working to set timeframes.

Location: Glascoed

Salary: Circa £34,000 per annum

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Land UK

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, both in the UK and internationally.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and technical skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence, aerospace and security company.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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