Role Profile and Person Specification

Job title:            Health, Safety and Environment Manager
Reports to:         Operations Director
Job grade:          D

Job Purpose

The successful candidate will but not limited to: 

  • Lead the continuous development of a business “safety culture” promoting staff engagement
  • Manage the work of the HSE Committee
  • Undertake incident investigations as required to identify root cause and preventative measures
  • Carry out health, safety and environmental compliance audits. Management of timely closure of action points
  • Point of contact for representing business HSE requirements (internal & external)
  • Maintain excellent relationships with external agencies, enforcement and industry bodies
  • Management of business COSHH assessments and its associated database
  • Creation & issuing of monthly HSE updates
  • Manage & report HSE performance to the leadership team and recommend improvements
  • Manage and organise the safe disposal of site waste & permit applications
  • Lead the green pathway project team in reducing the business carbon footprint
  • Provide HSE expertise and guidance to Leaders & team members
  • Manage all business HSE training requirements. Deliver in-house training and education of staff on HSE principles and practices
  • Advise on a range of specialist areas, including: COMAH, DSEAR, fire regulations, hazardous substances
  • Organise emergency evacuations and drills as required
  • Development & control of the site emergency response teams

Essential criteria for this position are:

  • Minimum of NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent & working towards Diploma
  • Tech / Grad IOSH membership
  • Five years proven experience of general Health, Safety  & Environmental implementation
  • Knowledge & understanding of COMAH & DSEAR regulations and management systems
  • Implementation of ISO45001
  • Excellent communication, influencing & interpersonal skills, with a natural ability to engage and work with all employees
  • Aware of and be able to apply relevant HSE legislation principles and practices in the workplace
  • Familiar with workshop safety practices and procedures
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-managing and hands-on approach

Desirable criteria for this position are:

  • Experience of a Health and Safety role within a Manufacturing or Chemical environment
  • Experience of working in an ATEX & DSEAR rated environment
  • Experience in hazardous waste classification, segregation and disposal
  • Experience of ISO14001 / ISO45001
  • Mental Health First Aider

Lionel Hitchen will always acknowledge your application, if you haven’t heard from us within 72 hours, there might be a problem in your application coming through our server. We haven’t ignored you, call reception on 01962 760815 to let us know that your application has been sent.

Please note that you must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for any of our positions.

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Published On: August 4th, 2022Categories: Vacancies

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