Health and Safety Specialist – Magellan Aerospace Limited – Blackpool

Magellan Aerospace Limited

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace Blackpool has an exciting opportunity for a Health and Safety Specialist

Full Time Permanent Contract

40 hours per week.

Mon to Thu 7:30am – 4:30pm / Fri 7:30am – 1:30pm

Job location: Blackpool Business Park, Amy Johnson Way, Blackpool, FY4 2RP

Unionised site – works in partnership with Unite the Union.

As the Health and Safety Specialist you will play a critical role in supporting the H&S Global function. Reporting to the Regional Health & Safety Manager, you will engage with the site operational and supporting stakeholders to identify, coordinate and drive health, safety and environmental improvements; ensuring all EHS related issues are managed in compliance with relevant legislation and best practices.

Perks and Benefits

A company culture that promotes work life balance

Access to mental health support

Business performance related bonus

Career development opportunities

Commitment to continued learning and development

Perkbox – includes monthly treats and discounts from selected restaurants, cinemas, shops etc

Long Service Awards

Enhanced Holiday Entitlement based on length of service

Free parking

Essential Responsibilities

Assist the Regional Health & Safety Manager to ensure delivery of safety performance in line with personal, team and functional goals and objectives.

Integrate with the site Senior Management Team to provide advice, support and guidance on all matters relating to health, safety and the environment.

Support accident/incident investigations and reports, carry out trend/root cause analysis and ensure corrective actions are implemented.

Provide accurate and timely information and reports regarding site health and safety performance to the regional Health & Safety Manager.

Coordinate, facilitate and/or arrange training programs/courses in accordance with global EHS training requirements.

Maintain the records, documents and standards required for ISO14001, OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001 and third party audits.

Create, issue and review safety alerts, toolbox talks and one point task lessons to implement and disseminate policies, procedures and standards.

Arrange, facilitate and contribute to the safety committee, executive and working group meetings, presenting site achievements at business reviews.

Conduct internal audits/site inspections, and liaise with external auditors/external bodies in surveillance audits/inspections when needed.

Liaise with department managers/supervisors to create, issue, review risk assessments/safe systems of work, advising H&S guidelines when new processes are being implemented.

Prepare required reports in relation to HSE activities, accident claim reports, lost time accident reporting/RIDDOR reports.

Demonstrate a regular presence on the shop floor, proactively interacting with the workforce to promote safe working practices across the site, while finding effective solutions to any EHS issues found.

Interact with the Occupational Health provider as required to offer site specific health and safety information to support the health surveillance function.

Skill/Knowledge Requirements


Good standard of general education

NEBOSH General Certificate or higher


Knowledge and experience of H&S requirements in Aerospace manufacturing

In-depth knowledge of H&S compliance legislation

Working knowledge of ISO 14001 and Environmental Management

Working knowledge of OHSAS 18001 / ISO 45001

Technician (or higher) member of IOSH

Excellent communication and engagement skills

IT literate, proficient in MS Office

Results focused, with ability to work on own initiative

Key Competencies:

Competent in the use of computer systems and computer literate

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