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Health Safety & Environmental Manager

Gleeson Recruitment Group
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Full Time
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This exciting and growing multi-site manufacturing business is a market leader in its field and has some strong growth plans moving into 2022. As such they are looking to strengthen their health a safety leadership by the appointment of an experienced Health Safety and Environmental (EHS) Manager at one of their key sites in South Wales.

The HSE Manager will be responsible for creation and delivery of programmes and systems across the principle areas of health, safety and environment for the site. Responsible for health, safety and environmental issues, maintaining, improving the company's HSE record and culture through the delivery of the HSE management system while ensuring a safe place of work in line with statutory requirements and industry best practice. The role will involve the following;

Develop, implement, monitor and report progress against site HSE KPI's.
Develop and implement an HSE management plan and systems to deliver legal compliance and continuous improvement.
Develop and implement a robust HSE risk assessment programme including supporting line managers and Health and Safety Representatives with undertaking risk assessments.
Develop and coordinate a programme for employee assessments, including vibration, respiratory and noise.
Develop and coordinate HSE training requirements to comply with statutory requirements and to deliver continuous improvements.
Promote workplace and workforce HSE awareness through continual communication and training.
Monitor accident reporting/near miss systems, reviewing and updating policies and processes as necessary to achieve business aims.
Liaise with first line managers to ensure suitable accident investigation and corrective action.
Undertake Health, Safety and Environmental inspections and audits.
To implement and manage remedial actions or improvements identified either internally or externally by the HSE Exec, the Environment Agency or any other relevant external body.
Controlling and managing the authorised discharges allowed from the site and to ensure that any set limits are not exceeded
Formulate safe systems of work and develop and coordinate a process to monitor compliance of the HSE management system.
Manage all claims for work-related illnesses and injuries.
Develop the roles of safety reps and train and develop them to be advocates of a HSE culture.
Provide guidance to employees at all levels to ensure that statutory requirements are met.
Co-ordinate local Health, Safety and Environment meetings, taking responsibility for HSE related business improvements.
Report work-related accidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences in line with Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995.
Provide monthly management and safety team updates to demonstrate progress against HSE KPI's and the HSE management plan.
Develop training needs/matrix to comply with statutory HSE requirements
Managing the overall business risk and business continuity plan

This is a key role and member of the site Senior Leadership Team and so the ideal candidate will have a strong mix of the following skills and experience;

A solid manufacturing engineering based HSE background, ideally within a heavy industrial type environment or from a metals based machining, fabrication and finishing background.
Ideally educated to HND / degree level, hold a NEBOSH Diploma in Health & Safety and relevant Environmental qualifications, with experience/training in the auditing of OSHAS 18001 and/ or ISO45001 standards.
Previous experience working and driving change in a heavy manufacturing environment
Robust knowledge of all relevant health, safety and environment legislation
Strong communication and influencing skills to bring people along with you on the HSE journey

If you feel that you can add value in this role and that this would be a challenge that would excite and drive you then please contact Matt Harris for a confidential discussion.

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