Job description Posted 17 January 2023

Role Title: Process Safety Engineer

Duration: 12 months

Location: Montrose – on site 4/5 days per week

Rate: £27 per hour - PAYE


Who Are We - GSK?


We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. GlaxoSmithKline plc was formed in 2000 as a result of a merger between Glaxo Wellcome plc and SmithKline Beecham plc, although our history can be traced back more than 300 years to London’s Plough Court Pharmacy in the 1700s.


Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. Our strategy is to bring differentiated, high-quality and needed healthcare products to as many people as possible, with our three global businesses, scientific and technical know-how and talented people. Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture:


·      Our values are Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity

·      Our expectations are Courage, Accountability, Development, Teamwork


Job Purpose


•            The EHS team advise on legal requirements affecting EHS on the site. They promote and, where appropriate, participate in the delivery of EHS education programmes to raise safety consciousness at all levels within the factory. This team set EHS standards for all staff, and "walk the talk". They are therefore required to be a good role model.

•            Specific focus:

•            Advise on legal EHS requirements with a focus on Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH).

•            Promote the delivery of EHS education programmes to raise process safety awareness.

•            Set and actively advocates EHS standards for all site staff.

•            Manage site compliance with legislation thereby supporting product supply and business continuity.

•            Support the wider EHS team as required.


Key Responsibilities


•            Managing COMAH (Control of Major Accident Hazards) and MAH (Major Accident Hazards) aspects on behalf of site.

•            Participate in process safety community of practice

•            Networking with off-site specialists and consultants

•            Provides information about accident and all types of incident prevention to line managers to assist them with their investigations

•            Assist in the timely closure of unusual incident reports (UIRs) and EHS investigations.

•            Assess possible causes of injury and circumstances likely to produce an accident and offer advice to prevent recurrence.

•            Keep up to date with modern processes and techniques, with special reference to EHS.

•            Support the EHS Lead and other EHS team members to ensure EHS is maintained to a

high standard on site.

•            Support EHS Lead in devising strategic opportunities to enhance the control of major

accident hazards issues on the site.

•            Contribute and support a learning environment for EHS topics, to all staff on site


Basic Qualifications


We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:


•            Degree in a relevant discipline such as Chemical/Process Engineering, Automation/Instrumentation Engineering or Chemistry or related industry process safety experience

•            Organisational planning ability with a pragmatic approach to defining problems, resolving issues, and developing practical solutions

•            Good communication and presentation skills; able to interact with and influence individuals across a variety of functions (without a direct reporting relationship)

•            Understands own limitations and knows when to ask for help


Preferred Qualifications


If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:


•            Previous experience of working in a pharmaceutical or highly regulated manufacturing environment

•            Technical knowledge of ‘bowtie model’ process hazard assessment techniques


All profiles will be reviewed against the required skills and experience. Due to the high number of applications we will only be able to respond to successful applicants in the first instance. We thank you for your interest and the time taken to apply!


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