Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Recruiter
HSE
Location
Haverhill, Suffolk
Salary
£50,000 per annum ( can be flexible for the right individual)
Posted
12 Feb 2021
Closes
27 Feb 2021
Role
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Do you want to join a fast paced and growing food manufacturing company as HSE Manager? Are you an engaging, hands on and strategic HSE Professional ? Looking to shape the future of HSE for the company and leave a legacy? - If so this is the job for you!

HSE Recruitment Network are excited to represent this particular Meat / Protein Manufacturing organisation, who are seeking a strong Health Safety and Environmental Manager to manage a 300 strong, single manufacturing site which is part of a wider established group.

You will be an integral part of the senior leadership team and you will manage and monitor all aspects of Health and Safety and Environment issues for the site. Ensuring on-going compliance with external regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures. You will be hands on and engaging in your approach as well as managing change, developing procedures and delivering an effective culture behavioural change programme. As well as coaching, mentoring and managing a Health and Safety Officer.

Main responsibilities :

  • Advise and guide management on new and existing health safety and environmental (HSE) developments to ensure compliance with all regulatory and company standards
  • Co-ordinate, support and assist management with all accident investigations, risk assessments and near miss investigations
  • Complete and maintain all higher risk level risk assessments and safe systems to include fire risk assessment, confined spaces, working at height, transport, manual handling, slips trips falls etc (departmental)
  • Record, produce and review all statistics relating to near miss and actual accidents in order to effectively manage accident claims and implement improvements to safety standards
  • Responsible for conducting HSE inductions to all new starters and auditing and verifying contractor’s risk assessment, method statement and issuing permits to work
  • Effectively report all injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences to the HSE in accordance with RIDDOR regulations and company’s insurance company
  • Regularly auditing and recording of departmental safety inspections
  • Responsible for ensuring all safety checks are carried out with regards to the provision and the use of work equipment regulations (PUWER) and the lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations (LOLER). Update register and notify the company’s insurance company
  • Liaison with Suffolk fire service to ensure that all fire safety precautions and appliances are in place and adequately controlled to prevent out breaks of fire. Liaise with fire officer regarding maintenance of fire notices, inspections and evacuations
  • Build, develop and maintain effective working relationships across the business and with external parties
  • Responsible for ensuring the company meets the conditions and schedules of the integrated pollution prevention and control permit (IPPC) by monitoring and updating the environmental action log
  • Liaison with the Environment agency and SIRA for M certs scheme
  • Assess health and safety training needs across the site and work together with HR and production training to ensure training standards meet legal requirements
  • Train and manage the H&S and fire representatives
  • Manage the health and safety budget

Qualifications and required experience :

  • NEBOSH Certificate
  • Experience in change management and driving culture change in a manufacturing environment
  • Training and mentoring experience
  • Experience managing a complex single or multiple sites

Cultural fit:

  • Hands on approach
  • Proactive and pragmatic
  • Enthusiastic, able to influence and engaging in approach
  • Self-sufficient and passionate
  • Strong communication skills

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