Health Safety Environment Lead

Posted 4 months ago by Michael Page
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £33000 - £35000 per annum
Sector Health, Environment, QHSE
Posted 4 months ago
Apply by Wednesday, 27 February 2019

To provide a Health Safety & Environment service across the facility covering all aspects of HSE management, training, and general site services.

Providing technical expertise to members of management and act as a competent person as defined under prevailing statute.

Client Details

A world leader in the Food & Beverage Industry which provides the Industry's largest portfolio of Taste & Nutrition Technologies.

With food and beverage experts around the world including chefs, baristas, bakers, food scientists and nutritionists.

They each bring a deep passion and commitment to their work, making us a trusted supplier to the world's leading food, beverage and pharma companies.


  • The Health Safety & Environment lead responsibilities will include
  • Primary lead & coordinator for Health & Safety & Environmental activities
  • Advises management teams on legal requirements, industry best practice, and prevailing group standards
  • Works in conjunction with site management and either UK or regional HR leads to drive the Safety agenda
  • Drives culture change / reinforcement of good safety cultures, creating the forums and opportunities to involve and communicate with colleagues
  • Creates/develops standards/performance frameworks for performance assessment and benchmarking (e.g. ISO 180001/ISO14001/ISO50001)
  • Coordinates the generation and routine maintenance/review of risk assessment and safe systems of work processes
  • Coordinate accident investigation processes, recording and reporting industrial injuries as required
  • Designates and carries out routine Site Health & Safety/Environmental audits to comply with the local site and wider regional requirements
  • Review, update and maintain Site Health & Safety/Environmental Policy & procedures manuals taking account of industry best practice and any prevailing Kerry Group standards (Human Element/Hazardous Processes)
  • Support & advise Occupational Health & HR as required to ensure the health & wellbeing of our colleagues
  • Build effective Company, local, regional & national H&S networks to share & learn best practice
  • Maintain the Environmental Management Systems (EMS) in line with Company or other prevailing standards (ISO14001)
  • Responsibility for the coordination of other wider site service activities such as security & waste management
  • Provide induction training, deliver briefings & other Health & Safety training (including Fire/COSHH/Manual Handling etc) as required
  • Work alongside Site management structures in developing the sites for continued success taking part in projects or project work as required.
  • Contribute to the general management and decision making, and activity of the Site Management teams.
  • To undertake specific projects, as a member of the European HSE team including ad-hoc support to other sites.
  • Co-ordinate and ensure the provision of information and clear communications to appropriate stakeholders including UK HR teams, Factory Manager(s) and European QSHE representatives.
  • Produce reports & presentations as necessary to meet with management requirements.


The successful Health Safety & Environment Lead will have

  • Minimum NEBOSH Certificate, NEBOSH Diploma an advantage
  • IEMA or other relevant Environmental qualification.
  • Good knowledge with UK H&S & Environmental Legislation.
  • PC literate including being able to work with Microsoft Office

Health Safety & Environment Lead will also have all or some of the following

Job Offer

Attractive Salary and Benefits package depending on experience