EHS Manager

Aesica Queenborough Ltd
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: EHS Manager

Location: Queenborough, Kent, ME115EL

Salary: Competitive Salary and Package

Closing date: Friday 10th November

About the role

To lead the Queenborough site to achieve health, safety environmental compliance. The role holder will sit on our senior leadership team for the site and will also lead a small team of EHS professionals.

This role will see the role holder scope and lead our EHS strategy, the role will be critical to reinforcing health and safety is a culture not a department. The role will report jointly into the site director and also the quality and compliance director, giving access to influence both at a site and board level. The four main strategic goals for this role are;

- Develop and maintain a comprehensive EHS management system based upon ISO standards and industry best practice.
- Manage all environmental, health & safety risks/opportunities and clearly communicate solutions to the Site Leadership Team.
- Convince people to improve their methods and beliefs through education, motivation and leadership.
- Achieve demonstrable year on year improvements in environmental, health & safety management performance.

Being the point of contact for such regulatory bodies as the environment agency, HSE and local authorities this role requires somebody with excellent communication skills.

About you

We are looking for a candidate that has the following;

- COMAH experience ideally from working on Pharmaceutical/ Chemical sites.
- Prior knowledge of safety management systems and process industry experience
- Ability to demonstrate managerial courage (e.g. managing varied interests representing potential conflicts.
- Ability to lead and support cross-functional EHS teams.
- Proven experience of leading cultural change that has driven EHS performance improvements.
- Considerable experience with an emphasis in environmental, health and safety program management and employee training.
- Degree in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental discipline or equivalent.

What we offer

Above all, you can expect a safe, modern, friendly and collaborative working environment. We regularly benchmark ourselves against our industry and we are confident that we offer a competitive salary and benefits packages to all our colleagues.

- Competitive base salary and benefits package
- Relocation assistance can be offered on a case by case basis
- 27 days annual leaveplus statutory holidays
- A defined contribution company pension scheme
- Save As You Earn (SAYE) scheme
- Life assurance (equivalent to four times your salary)
- Cycle-to-work scheme
- Childcare vouchers
- All-employee share incentive scheme

We want to provide an environment where our colleagues play an active part in the growth of our business. A challenging but supportive environment where talented people can really grow and take advantage of a wide range of diverse opportunities that we offer.

About Aesica

We are a leading pharmaceutical CDMO that delivers the high-quality active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) and finished dose formulation development and manufacturing services the industry demands.

Our state-of-the-art facilities are home to around 1,300 colleagues across six development, manufacturing and operational sites in the UK, Germany and Italy. We are particularly proud of the diverse workforce that we have built. It is this healthy mix of experienced pharmaceutical professionals and ambitious talent that helps us deliver on our business promises of expertise and innovation.