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GE Vernova

EHS Manager

Stafford, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Become part of a winning team and help to deliver the Green Energy transition.

The EHS Manager for the Products delivery group (PDG) will advise and influence employees and leadership of the different entities of the PDG on the implementation of our EHS policy;

Facilitate implementation of ongoing effective EHS programs that assure compliance with regulatory requirements;

Participate in the elimination or reduction of the occurrence of unwanted, undesired events such as injuries, illnesses ,unsafe conditions, environmental releases, high exposures to chemical and physical agents, failure to obtain operating permits or meet permit requirements.

You will be integrated inside the GE VERNOVA GRID SOLUTIONS business and especially inside the Grid System Integration (GSI) business line where we produce, install, and perform the commissioning of some GRID Components and full projects for our customers.

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Job Description

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Reporting Directly to the GSI Business line EHS & sustainability leader and for some sites in parallel to the plant manager / director; you are an integral part of senior management and provides advice on strategy, accountability.
  • You will have under your supervision couple of small labs and factories around the world to supervised indirectly and directly our HVDC valves factory based at Stafford UK for a part of your time.
  • You will have to cover the different aspect of the manufacturing with industrialisation of new products, new production line, and production constraint.
  • Develop and maintain EHS programs consistent with GE EHS Framework.
  • Develop and implement specific sites specific EHS (Environment, Health and Safety) programs, including emergency preparedness, fire protection, electrical safety, assessment, safety and secure work procedures for activities, hazardous waste management, EHS training, ergonomics, contractor safety, machine protection, chemical safety, PPE (personal protection equipment) and crisis management...
  • Collaborate with operational and functional managers of the sites to ensure that all operational activities are clearly identified, and risks assessed, to ensure the implementation of secure work procedures and control of safety risks.
  • Manage Injury & Illness cases, introduce and monitor programs for reduction of injury rate.
  • Leader of the Governance and compliance at the sites following Local regulation and GE / GSI requirements.
  • Develop audit & inspection program, ensure audit findings identified and closed within business timeframe.
  • Manage all ongoing programs and action plans implemented by the sites for the protection of the environment, including permits for air emissions, hazardous waste management, and wastewater management.
  • Key actor on the sustainability to drive and support local initiatives inside the PDG.
  • Stays current on EHS regulatory requirements and technical issues, and issue relevant information to implement programs, achieve compliance, and minimize risks.
  • Be the Guardian of the integrity of all EHS data and EHS reports in / out of the sites.
  • To complement this key role, you will contribute on some global initiatives of the GSI business and could lead some specific EHS project.

Requirements & Qualifications Required:

  • University graduate with EHS or/and technical background
  • In depth EHS experience at Manufacturing operations or Field services operations.
  • Enough knowledge of local EHS legislation
  • Fluent oral and written English skill, additionally French would-be a plus.
  • Good communication/influencing skills.
  • Experience with and knowledge of independent standards organizations and certification programs such as ISO 14001, ISO 45001, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience on leadership role is preferred.
  • Strong experience working in a matrix organization.
  • Computer literacy

Autonomy and decision-making responsibility:

  • Works with a very high level of autonomy and is fully responsible for: Site EHS Program, EHS Training, Influencing EHS culture.
  • Ability to successfully manage and develop personnel in remote locations and work in a team environment across a multi-site organization with a variety of cultures.
  • High energy, motivation, and commitment to take personal ownership of issues and drive them to exceptional outcomes.
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of the time

The North Europe Grid System Integration (GSI) team delivers a wide range of turnkey high voltage AC and DC transmission projects to its Customers in the UK, Ireland, and Scandinavia.

Grid Solutions, a GE Renewable Energy business, serves customers globally with over 13,000 employees. We provide power utilities and industries worldwide with equipment, systems and services to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. Grid Solutions is focused on addressing the challenges of the energy transition by enabling the safe and reliable connection of renewable and distributed energy resources to the grid. We electrify the world with advanced grid technologies and accelerate the energy transition.

About GE Grid Solutions:

At GE Grid Solutions we are electrifying the world with advanced grid technologies. As leaders in the energy space our goal is to accelerate the transition for a more energy efficient grid to full fill the needs of tomorrow. With a focus on growth and sustainability GE Grid Solutions plays a pivotable role in integrating Renewables onto the grid to drive to carbon neutral. In Grid Solutions we help enable the transition for a greener more reliable Grid. GE Grid Solutions has the most advanced and comprehensive product and solutions portfolio within the energy sector.

Why we come to work:

At GE Renewable Energy, our engineers are always up for the challenge - and we're always driven to find the best solution. Our projects are unique and interesting, and you'll need to bring a solution-focused, positive approach to each one to do your best. Surrounded by committed, loyal colleagues, if you can dare to bring your ingenuity and desire to make an impact, you'll be exposed to game-changing, diverse projects that truly allow you to play your part in the energy transition.

What we offer:

A key role in a dynamic, international working environment with a large degree of flexibility of work agreements

Competitive benefits, and great development opportunities - including private health insurance.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Client-provided location(s): Stafford, UK
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)