QHSE Officer

Our client is seeking an experienced QHSE Officer for an initial 12month fixed-term contract based on their site in Grangemouth. The QHSE Officer will provide support to all levels / departments within the business to promote a safe, healthy workplace.

The QHSE Officer will be expected to travel to local sites (within Scotland), so full driving licence and own transport is required. 


  • A recognised H&S qualification such as NEBOSH diploma or equivalent.
  • A recognised internal auditor qualification.
  • Strong working understanding and knowledge of ISO Standards.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office.
  • Full UK Driving License with own transport.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage internal and external stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail.


  • Regular site visits for the purpose of:
    • Providing support on pre-job assessments to produce Risk Assessments and Method Statements.
    • Evaluating levels of operator competence in respect of health and safety and identify relevant training requirements.
    • Carrying out job audits with a view to devising initiatives for improvements.
  • Support and assist with the assessment of risks: scrutinizing, coaching, and developing assessor competency, and providing “hands-on” input in respect of complex and/or high hazard activities.
  • Carry out risk assessments for all work processes and prepare Safe Systems of Work.
  • Raise awareness of QHSE through the creation and delivery of training, toolbox talks and briefings within the business, to develop a suitable and sufficient behavioural safety approach.
  • Plan and lead regular HSE meetings ensuring any concerns raised are addressed.
  • Monitor QHSE performance across the business: leading, conducting, supporting inspection, tour and auditing programs, ensuring actions are completed and closed out in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001, legislation, approved codes of practice and guidance.
  • Control the investigations of all accidents and incidents by managing their progress, carrying out thorough impartial and investigations, identify immediate, underlying and root causes, best preventative / corrective measures along with communicating results, ensuring actions are completed and closed out in a timely manner.
  • Produce safety alerts and ensure they are rolled out to all staff.
  • Manage customer and supplier assessment procedures, ensuring timely completion ensuring and up to date data is obtained.
  • Co-ordinate, lead and carry out internal audits to show compliance with the ISO Standards.
  • Liaise with customers, enforcement bodies, HS&E professional bodies, insurance or audit bodies when required.
  • Proactively contribute to the continuous HSEQ improvement process of the company to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and profitability.
  • Provide guidance and advice to the team on compliance with statutory requirements and company standards.
  • Keep up to date with new legislation and best practices in the industry.  Carry out regular reviews of the Health & Safety and Environmental Legal Registers and Aspects & Impacts.


Competitive Salary and benefits package.