Graduate EHS Engineer

  • Siemens
  • Northampton, United Kingdom
  • Jan 16, 2018
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering Sustainability

Job Description

How do you shape the future through engineering?

We are looking for the decision makers of tomorrow, talented engineering graduates ready to help Siemens shape entire industries, cities and even countries in our rail systems department, a part of our ‘Mobility Division’. With unprecedented level of investment, there has never been a better time to gain experience in the rail industry.

Siemens Rail Systems is the leading passenger train maintainer in the UK, looking after over 1600 vehicles for customers like Heathrow Express, London Midland, and South-West Trains. Join us on our Graduate Programme to get to know us from the inside, develop your natural talents on the job – and work at the cutting edge of engineering.

Siemens is a global technology and engineering powerhouse, committed to developing and producing the most advanced and innovative engineering technologies. The impact we make – from rail systems and renewable energy, to factory automation and medical imaging technology – shapes industries, cities and countries.

As a graduate, you will be involved with  H&S and Environmental topics and management systems on a two year programme, covering the following key areas:

  • Continuous Improvement activities regarding EHS within the business
  • Operational H&S support and projects
  • EHS Legislation / standards / best practice interpretation into workplace processes
  • Developing Health/Wellbeing improvement programs
  • Familiarisation with operational standards (18001/14001/50001)
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • Process and procedural  Analysis and improvements
  • Statistical analysis of EHS data
  • Development and monitoring of objectives and targets
  • Culture & Behavioural Awareness

You will support the existing team in a fully operational role and you will be involved in both project based assignments and cross-functional working.  During this time you will build a compliment of skills that will enable you to apply for a professional role at the end of the scheme.

The challenge

  • Fully participating and engaging with the business graduate scheme and completing all components of the structured development plan, including a rotational placement programme, the Siemens Graduate Development Programme (GDP), and local work-based skill courses
  • Reporting to your Sponsor Manager and Placement Manager(s) and taking ownership for the completion of all allocated tasks to the best of your ability
  • Maintaining a Personal Professional Development Log (PPDL)
  • Gaining an understanding of the business unit, including its goals, vision, services, departments, customers, and supply chain
  • Actively seek opportunities to develop skills and knowledge in preparation for a substantive role within the business
  • Engaging with the business’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) requirements

The candidate

  • You must be graduating in, or have graduated with a 2:2 or higher degree in a Health & Safety related subject,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills
  • Confident with the ability and self-determination to drive your own development through the scheme
  • Work experience in an engineering environment would be beneficial but not essential
  • Previous management experience will be welcomed


What else do I need to know?
This role will require travel to other sites within the UK so you will need to be flexible in regards to travel.

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work.

Siemens is committed to investing in its entry level talent, and – in conjunction with National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR) – has opened the National Training Academy for Rail (NTAR) in Northampton. NTAR represents an excellent opportunity for all new apprentices, interns, and graduates joining the business to receive best-in-class industry learning and to become part of a community of developing future engineers and rail professionals.

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