A leadership role with responsibility for developing Health, Safety & Environmental standards and ensuring that these are embedded within the site. Responsible for setting the strategic framework for the management of these standards and for defining and delivering against objectives.
To act as the sites’ lead competent person for Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)
- Set the strategic framework for the management of Health, Safety and Environmental standards, engaging stakeholders to ensure that these standards are understood and embedded.
- Develop, review and monitor SHE objectives and targets across the site.
- Provide guidance and advice to the senior team to ensure that the site complies with statutory obligations and best practice.
- Make recommendations, propose options and develop implementation plans to ensure that the site maintains compliance in all areas of HSE.
- Communicate to and influence the senior management team
- Audit high consequence areas such as isolation & lock off, legionella controls, permit implementation etc.
- Work closely with the engineering manager to help them discharge their responsibilities and make sure the right checks and balances are in place
- Liaise with external enforcement agencies where applicable, in a productive, respectful manner
- Promote good practice across the group where applicable
- Provide coaching, specialist advice and practical support on all HSE matters to all levels of the site.
- Implement and oversee the site HSE committees/working group – with Chair of the committee by a Director.
- Keep up to date with new HSE legislation and best practice developments that affect the site, ensuring that when necessary, policies, procedures and processes are appropriately updated.
- Responsible for the periodic Group HSE performance KPI report.
- Assist in the identification of HSE training needs for employees across the site. Develop, deliver or facilitate this training as required.
- Lead investigations and assist others to investigate incidents / accidents.
- Ensure the effective management of corrective actions, reporting internally and externally if required.
- Ensure the effective communication of lessons learned.
- Develop themselves and ensure their continual professional development (CPD) is up to date
- Work with the personnel teams to ensure a competency framework is implemented to ensure key stakeholders at all levels understand their responsibilities and accountabilities for SHE
- Advise the Managing Director on the RIDDOR Regulations and report incidents on behalf of the site
- Inspect and audit standards (especially high consequence areas) and reporting findings to the Senior Management team
- Advise and support projects and new machinery purchase to ensure our legal requirements are met and we get it ‘right first time’
- Work with the personnel and occupational health teams to ensure that health issues are well managed and risks are reduced
- To complete any other duties and responsibilities when requested
- To carry out the duties and responsibilities of the post at all times
Qualifications & Experience
NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent (European Qualification Framework (EQF) Level 6) Acceptable qualifications – CMIOSH preferable
National / professional qualification (preferably degree level) in Environmental Management
IEMA Associate Certificate
Previous HSE experience (preferably 3-5 years)ideally gained within a manufacturing environment
Experience in planning and implementing projects
Experience of working with and developing partnerships
Experience of giving presentations and/or facilitating workshops
Experience in report writing
Knowledge of ISO14001:2004 and 2015 standard
Up to date knowledge of environmental legislation, such as packaging regulations,
Generous Holiday Allowance - 25days plus Bank Holidays,
Holiday Buy Scheme,
Long Service Award,
Free Eye Test.