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Job Title: EHS Assistant (6 month fixed term contract)

Req ID: 152550BR

Locations: Harlow

Summary of Role

Raytheon UK is proud of its EHS performance and is continuing to develop tools and processes to minimise risks to our employees and the environment we operate in. Raytheon is committed to health, safety and environmental compliance with UK regulations and Corporate EHS Standards and driving improvements to our performance.

We are looking for an EHS Assistant to join our UK EHS team. Working as part of the EHS team, the EHS Assistant will provide generalist support within the EHS department to the EHS site Advisor and wider EHS and Facilities team, as well as guidance to management and employees across the business. This role will involve some business travel to support several business locations throughout the UK.

Main Duties

Working on various projects with the EHS team (short term and long term)

Demonstrate initiative in developing EHS programmes and initiating change processes

Develop a good understanding of the EHS management system in line with legal requirements and corporate standards

Provide EHS advice and guidance, using escalation techniques when required

Working knowledge of risk assessment and initiating action plans

Participate in audits and inspections, incident investigations and EHS meetings

Assistance with site compliance and associated compliance tasks.

Participates in continuous improvement activities.

Keeps up to date with EHS requirements

Reporting, report writing on EHS related issues and performance objectives and metrics.

Ability to work to timescales, achieve personal goals and contribute to team effectiveness.

Candidate Requirements


NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent or working towards a diploma or equivalent occupational health / safety degree

Proficient at report writing, creating and presenting presentations using Microsoft office tools (in particular: Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

High level of initiative and committed to meeting goals

Excellent skills in communication and
building relationships at all levels

Able to provide support to facilities management

Able to manage a diverse workload and prioritise accordingly

Member of a relevant recognised industry professional body (e.g. IOSH, IIRSM) or working towards

Commitment to continual professional development

Ability to contribute effectively to a team and participate with group discussion

Good verbal and analytical skills

Current holder of or eligibility to obtain MoD Secret (SC) level security clearance


Environmental qualification such as IEMA Certificate

Willingness to obtain an auditing qualification
(ISO 14001:2015)

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester and Manchester, Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country the company employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across the country.

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Raytheon Career Development

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join.
Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits

25 days holiday + statutory public holidays

Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)

6 times salary Life Assurance

Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice schemes.

Enhanced sick pay scheme

Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.

37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements can be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.

Canteen facilities available at Harlow and Glenrothes sites. Manchester and Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks.


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA) and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion counsel, and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists,

Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant Gold Award Employee Recognition.

Raytheon UK recognise that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers.

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