Health, Safety and Environmental Manager
£55k per annum plus benefits
Our client is looking for an experienced Health, Safety and Environmental Manager to join their team. In the role of Health, Safety and Environmental Manager, you’ll be responsible for providing professional support and guidance to the Site Leadership team on all operational Health, Safety & Environmental matters.
You will develop and implement a behavioural safety and environmental awareness culture across the site, working closely across all departments to champion a programme that promotes a positive health and safety culture for all.
Operations management experience of working in a chilled food or ready meal environment is highly desirable.
Ensuring that the H, S & E policies and systems are managed effectively on site is a key element of this role. You will need to ensure the policies adhere to all relevant H, S & E legislation and agreed internal standards.
You will monitor and embed the location management processes, including the investigation of all lost time incidents and management of the incident recording system, to ensure a sage working environment is maintained at all times. It will be your responsibility to ensure that any incidents are reported to the enforcing authorities to ensure legal compliance.
You will lead the H, S & E audit programmes on site to ensure compliance within the agreed standards. You’ll drive continual improvement to maintain the highest standards of H&S performance at all times, recommending effective and practical solutions to implement within the business.
You will also be responsible for managing compliance with all aspects of the site’s environmental permit, as well as developing and implementing an Environmental awareness culture across the site and championing a programme that promotes sustainability.
The Ideal Candidate:
This is a site critical role and they need someone who can drive the Health & Safety agenda on site. You’ll already have experience of working within the field of Health and Safety, with a good working knowledge of current H, S & E legislation, ideally within a Food or FMCG environment. You’ll have a track record of implementing H, S & E improvement initiatives and have an appetite for making a difference.
You’ll need a NEBOSH diploma/equivalent or higher or a degree in Health, Safety and Environmental management. You’ll also need CMIOSH and an IEMA certification.
The company will be looking for you to develop strong relationships with key stakeholders across all levels of the site and business to drive engagement of the H, S & E agenda, so you’ll need to have the confidence to adapt quickly to the challenges whilst remaining calm and in control at all times, so your communication and negotiation skills will need to be second to none!
Not only will you be working for one of the world’s leading food manufacturers, you’ll also get to work for a company that really does put the health & safety of its people at the core and cares about the environment.