11/10/2018 Airbus Stevenage SG1 2AS

Environment, Health and Safety Assistant (Internship) – 12 months

  • Sector: graduate opportunities, health social care, landbased environmental
  • Location: Stevenage
Environment, Health and Safety Assistant (Internship) – 12 months

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Reference Code 10423809 D EN EXT 1

– Site: Airbus Defence and Space Stevenage

– Target Group:  Internship – UK

– Work Contract Type / Working Time: Internship / Full time

– Work Experience:   Not specified

– Functional Area:   CORPORATE GOVERNANCE / Health, Safety & Environment

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other’s expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

Start date: July 2019

Location: Stevenage

Application closing date: 4th November 2018

To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.

Our internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.

You will join the Airbus Defence and Space Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) team based in Stevenage. EHS provides expert advice and guidance to design, production, test, research and development of satellite and spacecraft systems, including exciting projects such as Mars Rover and Solar Orbiter. The friendly and supportive EHS team work with engineers and managers on risk assessment, auditing and monitoring in the workplace where state of the art technologies and high performance materials are used in the production of satellites. The EHS team interfaces with all part of the business which gives the candidate an opportunity to see all aspects of the organisation.


During this internship, the activities you may undertake will include;

¤ Auditing and assessment of health, safety and environment risks in the workplace.

¤ Assisting with chemical risk assessment and update of the COSHH database.

¤ Entering data into Excel and SharePoint computer applications.

¤ Manipulation of data to produce reports, presentations and indicators to the business.

¤ Assisting with the management of hazardous wastes.

¤ Assisting with the monitoring of work place hazards such as noise, chemicals and lighting.

¤ Producing information pages on our Intranet system ‘The HUB’, producing new and updated publications, newsletter compilation, designing and implementing poster campaigns.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


Please note our Internships are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

¤ Currently studying towards a degree in Science, Chemistry or related discipline

¤ A keen interest in health, safety and environment

¤ Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office

¤ Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal

¤ A good team player with a proven ability to prioritise work, organise and use own initiative.

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.
The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.
Please note the closing date for applications to this position is 4th November 2018.


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc.  Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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