Human Factors Internship

Date: 18 Apr 2024

Location: Cheshire, GB, CH65 4HB

Company: essaroiluk

About the Company

Do you want to work for the company that’s playing a leading role in delivering the North West’s low carbon future?  EET Fuels (Trading name of Essar Oil (UK) Limited) produces over 16% of the UK’s road transport fuels, provides key feedstocks to Britain’s petrochemical industry and is investing in developing low carbon fuels.


We are a major supplier in the North West and beyond with customers including most of the major retail brands operated by international oil companies and supermarkets, Manchester Airport, leading commercial airlines and the region’s trains and buses.


And we’re central to the innovative HyNet project which is redefining energy to achieve our regional low carbon ambitions and national policy targets. 


We employ over 800 expert and engaged colleagues, who are at the heart of everything we do.  The company has an embedded safety culture, technically challenging work across all the different parts of the business and some of the best training available in the energy industry.


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Please note, we work with a carefully selected set of recruitment agencies and we are not looking to add to the current preferred suppliers list. We are unable to accept representations from agencies that are not on that preferred supplier list.


Human Factors Summer Internship –an eight week Human Factors summer internship placement is available within the HSSEQ team, Commencing in July 2024 and based at Stanlow refinery.


You will work closely with the company’s Human Factors Specialist on projects that aim to support safe and reliable performance on critical tasks, and achieve compliance with legislative requirements under COMAH.  Specific projects for 2024 are likely to include the trial and further development of a workload assessment methodology and a review of the current arrangement for safety critical communications.


Working as a human factors intern will require you to engage with staff and contractors on the front line as well as those in management positions which requires essential communication skills.  You should also have demonstrable experience of data collection, analysis and reporting.


This internship offers an opportunity to learn how a large manufacturing site operates and to gain an understanding of the HSSEQ team’s assurance role. 


Closing Date

This vacancy will close on 30 April 2024.