Facilities & EHS Manager

Recruiter
Forbes HR Ltd
Location
Cambridgeshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1249076398
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client is a well-established automotive company that prides itself on years of knowledge and experience in the re-engineering of engines, gearboxes and turbo products for their customers. We have had the pleasure of working alongside them for over a decade and are now proud to support them in finding a Facilities & EHS Manager on a permanent basis. The remuneration is, to an extent, negotiable and will be based upon relevant experience, plus a full and comprehensive benefits package.
This is a brand new opportunity and focus for the company, which would see this person supporting three manufacturing sites; all of which are within walking distance of each other.
Key Responsibilities:
* To implement appropriate procedures and working practices that ensure the business meets its legal & regulatory requirements for all buildings, equipment, tooling and utility supplies.
* To maintain all Company buildings and facilities in good working order.
* To liaise with appropriate departments to set up timely and best value support from external service providers.
* To advise on and control any changes to existing, or installation of new, equipment and facilities.
* To work with the Security Controller to monitor and maintain the security of all Company sites, both physical and electronic (IT systems).
* To measure and report on appropriate Security and Facilities aspects to Senior Management.
* Maintain the current EHS policies and be an advisory figure to the board on how the business can reduce its environmental impact.
* Implement new working practices that will in turn ensure the employees are working in a cleaner and safer environment.
* Train all new starters on EHS practices and ensure the senior managers are putting the practices into action to breed a culture of EHS throughout the business.
* Any other duties required by the business
Qualifications and Experience:
* Should ideally possess a formal qualification in a Facilities Management and Security discipline, although 2 or more relevant years working experience in a similar job function will also be considered.
* Should possess previous experience in multi-site Facilities Management.
* Should have a general understanding and experience of Automotive / Manufacturing standards and systems.
* Commercially aware with the ability to find cost saving solutions without compromising the health and safety of the staff on site.
* Should offer a proven track record of culture development and improvement.
* You'll be able to lead and develop business-wide knowledge of Security aspects.
* You will have strong PC skills (Word, Excel, and Report Writing).
* Should have the ability to influence all levels of the business.
* Should be hands-on and not overly corporate

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