Health & Safety Environmental Manager

Location: Redditch, B97
Ref: TAP1608
Pay: Up to £45,000.00 pa

Our prestigious Client is a UK owned and managed business with nearly 80 years of product history.  They produce goods principally for the UK Retail markets and over the last 6 years, this multimillion-pound business has tripled in size and has built up an enviable reputation for delivering a high-quality service to a broad spectrum of customers.

Now seeking an experienced HSE to manage, maintain, implement, and communicate on a day-to-day basis, the company’s Health, Safety and Environmental. To ensure both legal compliance is adhered to, and best practice is adopted to ensure that principles are robustly embedded, maintained and communicated across the site.  To provide professional advice, information and guidance on legal standards and best practice to all teams and individuals based across the site.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To be the custodian of the sites specific HSE improvement plans, to ensure that the plans are kept updated, communicated
  • To develop and ensure that all local safety management systems are maintained and kept up to date at both sites
  • To be the sites subject matter expert for Health & Safety
  • To be the site lead for Environmental improvement activity and to spearhead an ongoing CI approach towards environmental risk issues
  • Site lead contact with Head Office for all Environmental, Sustainability and CSR issues
  • To ensure all site-based safety data is captured, logged, and recorded
  • To provide high quality professional advice to Line Managers on all aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation and good practice
  • To act as site lead for any safety-based audits, legislative based visits, or inspections
  • To ensure that systems and procedures for recording and investigating accidents are complied with
  • To collate, analyse and interpret accident statistics, including weekly reports where comparisons and trends can be identified, and appropriate corrective action taken
  • To identify areas of significant risk, accident trends and provide possible solutions
  • To input all accident and incident data onto local and group databases to ensure regulatory compliance reporting standards are maintained- e.g., RIDDOR, OSHA
  • To coordinate and attend all site-based Health, Safety and Environment meetings and provide relevant information to ensure proactive outcomes
  • To ensure that site has sufficient, competent, and trained H&S teams to ensure all potential risk areas are covered e.g. – First aiders, fire marshals, H+S champions
  • Risk assessments: to assist in and to ensure the quality of task-based assessments, manual handling and COSHH assessments
  • Risk assessments: to ensure that both sites have a comprehensive, updated, and relevant suite of risk assessments to cover – Task based activities, COSHH, Manual handling, Engineering activities and office-based working
  • To work with the Company insurers on Employee Liability claims, including investigation, collation of evidence and if necessary, court appearances
  • To meet monthly with the Operations Management team to review and discuss HSE standards and to monitor action points
  • To ensure that new and forthcoming legislation is assessed for business impact and appropriate action taken
  • To be the first point of contact for statutory bodies on matters relating to Health, Safety, and the Environment
  • To participate in equipment and new plant pre planning to ensure safety compliance
  • To ensure PPE is adequately sourced, ordered, distributed, and controlled for both sites
  • To ensure all site-based risk control systems are maintained and kept to standard – e.g., Fire controls, lifting equipment, fall arrest systems, PPE stocks etc.
  • To act as sites, lead to control site-based emergency response systems – e.g. First aid, Fire systems, spill control, ammonia controls, and emergency evacuation systems
  • To deliver in-house HS&E training as appropriate. Where necessary, with agreement with the site management team, to manage external training providers. To ensure training supports personal development plan
  • To provide relevant and accurate data to support site budget preparations for the implementation of H&S policy and environmental compliance
  • To work with other departments and where necessary, coordinate all aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, conservation, and renewable energy
  • To ensure compliance with all environmental legislation
  • To audit, analyse and report on environmental performance to internal and where required, external and regulatory bodies
  • To promote and raise awareness, at all levels of the organisation, the impact of emerging environmental issues, whether legislative or best practice, on corporate, ethical, and social responsibility
  • Control of sites Safety budgets

About You:
Additionally you will be adept at dealing with:

  • Fire Procedure
  • Lock Off Procedure
  • Ladder Management
  • Industrial Trucks
  • Confined Space
  • Working at Heights
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Environmental Policy
  • Plus, any other policy or procedure which falls within the scope of this role

Candidates Must Have:

  • Experience of working with chemical management is ESSENTIAL
  • NEBOSH Diploma (or recognised equivalent)
  • NEBOSH Environmental Diploma (or recognised equivalent)
  • Membership of IOSH or another recognised professional body
  • Membership of IEMA or other recognised environmental body
  • Thorough understanding of HS&E legislation
  • Experience of working with and implementation of ISO standards (14001, 18001, 45001)
  • PC literate – Word, Excel, Power point systems
  • Great communication and presentation skills
  • An ability to work with a variety of teams and coordinate their efforts
  • Experience of working within a manufacturing or FMCG environment
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Passionate about safety and risk reduction
  • Ability to work with detail and accuracy
  • Experience of working with LEAN / CI principles in order to drive corrective actions and risk reduction
  • Fluent in English

Benefits of working for our client include:

  • Free onsite parking, with a friendly team working environment
  • Monday to Friday - 38 hours per week (Friday early finish at 3pm)


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