Job Type
Full-Time Regular
United Kingdom

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Llay Wrexham has an exciting opportunity for a HSE Advisor.

  • Full Time Permanent Contract
  • 39 hours per week.
  • Job location: Llay, Wrexham, LL12 0PB.
  • Unionised site – works in partnership with Unite the Union.

As HSE Advisor you will play a critical role in supporting the Wrexham HSE and corporate function. Reporting to
the HSE Manager, you will engage with the site operational and supporting stakeholders to identify, coordinate and drive health, safety and environmental improvements; ensuring all HSE 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 HSE Manager to ensure delivery of safety performance in line with personal, divisional and corporate functional goals and objectives.
  • Integrate with the site Senior Management Team to provide advice, support and guidance on all matters relating to HSE.
  • Support accident/incident investigations, carry out trend/root cause analysis and ensure corrective actions are implemented.
  • Provide accurate and timely information and reports regarding site HSE performance to the HSE Manager.
  • Coordinate, facilitate and/or arrange training programs/courses in accordance with HSE training requirements.
  • Maintain the records, documents and standards required for ISO14001, ISO 45001 and third party audits.
  • Create, issue and review safety alerts, toolbox talks and one point lessons to implement and disseminate policies, procedures and standards.
  • Arrange, facilitate and contribute to the HSE committee, executives and working group meetings, presenting site achievements at business reviews.
  • Conduct internal audits/site inspections, and liaise with external auditors/external bodies in audits and inspections when needed.
  • Liaise with department managers/supervisors to advise, review risk assessments/safe systems of work inline with current HSE guidelines and when new processes are being implemented.
  • Prepare required reports including statutory in relation to HSE activities.
  • Demonstrate a regular presence on the shop floor, proactively interacting with the workforce to promote safe working practices across the sites, while finding effective solutions to any HSE issues identified.
  • Interact with the Occupational Health provider as required to offer site specific HSE information to support the health surveillance function.

Position Requirements

Professional Accreditations:

  • NEBOSH Certification
  • Tech IOSH (or higher)


  • Knowledge and experience of H&S requirements in Aerospace manufacturing preferred
  • Experience of all elements of HSE processes including risk assessments, COSHH, fire safety, accident prevention, legal registers, control of contractors, RIDDOR, etc
  • Working knowledge of ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 management systems preferred
  • Engagement and communication with the appropriate authorities and regulators where required

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to engage and converse at all levels.
  • Presentation Skills (willing to learn)
  • IT literate, proficient in MS Office

Other skills/Abilities


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to engage and communicate effectively with employees, managers, and contractors

Personal Attributes:

  • Approachable with the ability to work with employees and managers in a supportive/collaborative way.
  • Results focused, with ability to work on own initiative

About us:

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

At Magellan, we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

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