Health Safety & Environmental Manager

Health Safety & Environmental Manager

  • Location

    Torfaen, Wales

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension + Holidays + Package

  • Contact:

    Matt Harris

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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This large heavy duty industrial manufacturing facility is part of a global group with multiple sites across the UK and is one of the leading organisations in their field of expertise.

With demand increasing from their international customer base and internal promotion within the group, they now require the support of an experienced and proven HSE Leader for this busy manufacturing facility. Managing a small team of HSE staff, the Health Safety and Environmental Manager will be a key member of the leadership team and the focul point of all HSE Policy and roll out within the facility.

Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, the Health Safety & Environmental Manager will be key to the creation and delivery of programmes and systems across the principle areas of health, safety and environmental across the site. Responsible for all HSE 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 duties of this challenging role will include;

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
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

The ideal candidate will have a strong mix of the following skills and experience in order to deliver this role;

Ideally educated to 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 / industrial / metals based manufacturing environment
Robust knowledge of all relevant health, safety and environment legislation
People Management / Team leadership and development experience
An ability to think and operate strategically while remaining hands on with the day to day HSE activities across the site and championing Health and Safety as a cultural mindset at all levels across the business.

This is a challenging but rewarding role within a growing and expanding business where the future outlook is bright and where career opportunity is available for those who deliver and wish to progress.

For a confidential discussion around this role, please contact Matt Harris for more information.

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