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Environmental health and safety engineer

Quest Global Engineering Limited
Birmingham, West Midlands
Closing date
Jun 7, 2023

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Environmental Engineering, Other
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Role Title:Environmental health & safety engineerLocation: Birmingham12 months contract and Outside IR35
About Quest :
Quest Global is an organization at the forefront of innovation and one of the worlds fastest growing engineering services firms with deep domain knowledge and recognized expertise in the top OEMs across seven industries. We are a twenty-five-year-old company on a journey to becoming a centenary one, driven by aspiration, hunger and humility.

We are looking for humble geniuses, who believe that engineering has the potential to make the impossible, possible; innovators, who are not only inspired by technology and innovation, but also perpetually driven to design, develop, and test as a trusted partner for Fortune 500 customers.

As a team of remarkably diverse engineers, we recognize that what we are really engineering is a brighter future for us all. If you want to contribute to meaningful work and be part of an organization that truly believes when you win, we all win, and when you fail, we all learn, then were eager to hear from you.

As the Environmental specialist, you will be responsible for all environmental compliance and site permit adherence EPR permit). You will also have responsibilities for both site sustainability plans, and to deliver new environmental projects across both sites. Your duties will comprise of ensuring compliance to site waste management, abstraction permits, packaging waste, REACH, TSF, Energy, MCERT and effluent plant management etc.

Essential Functions
  • A strongenvironmentalbackground
  • A very good understanding of Environmental management system and ISO standards.
  • Liaise with Local Authorities, Environment Agency, other Statutory Bodies and Cooperate
  • A strong knowledge of waste management including TSF and packaging waste regulation.
  • Strong knowledge on REACH
  • Strong knowledge of MCERT.
  • Knowledge of industry standards relating to LCA and Carbon Reporting.
  • Annual Permit reporting & pollution inventory reporting
  • Understanding of how to measure the impact on the environment of businesses, products, and services.
  • Attend site start up meetings to establishenvironmentalrequirements (e.g. permits/noise, dust, vibration monitoring).
  • Promote bestenvironmentalpractice and educate the workforce on how to improveenvironmentalperformance.
  • Strong knowledge of EPR permit and abstraction permit.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and keep to tight deadlines
  • High level of professionalism
  • Ability to work both within a team and independently
  • Proven track record of developing constructive relationships, of influencing change and delivering objectives.

  • Relevant science degree as a minimum, Environmental management or science degree
  • Relevant professional membership, chartered status, would be advantageous

  • Experience in a role predominantly involved inenvironmentalpermitting (including fire prevention plans) and/or producer compliance applications, either with the Environment Agency or a consultancy company
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong working relationships internally and externally at all levels
  • Working knowledge and understanding of ISO management systems would be advantageous
  • Experience ofenvironmentalmonitoring or waste classification would be advantageous.
Technical Competencies
  • Strong knowledge of EPR permit and abstraction permit.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills

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