SHE Manager, South East England

Salary: £54K
Sector: Health & Safety
Location: South East England
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a successful and well-established Food Manufacturer and a market leader. Now is an excellent time to join this progressive company. It is also important to stress that this business has been very resilient to the COVID climate and the popularity of their products has shown no sign of diminishing…

ROLE

Safety, Health & Environment Manager

Safety – whilst each manager maintains accountability for safety within their specific area of responsibility the SHE Manager will keep abreast of legislation, auditing of safety systems and general risk management and support others in compliance. H&S reporting is a large task that needs to be led by a suitably qualified and impartial person to allow departmental managers to focus on day-to-day issues and development of teams and processes.
• Ensure all regulations are complied with through robust safety management systems e.g., PUWER, Working at Height, Confined space, Legionella, DSEAR, Fire safety, Pressure Vessels, Manual Handling etc.
• Main point of contact for regulatory authorities, HSE, Fire Authority etc.
• Ensure all employees, including self, are trained to meet all HSE requirements.
• Run H&S meetings for company and individual site, ensuring all actions are completed.
• Own Risk Assessment Programme and carry out risk assessments with assistance from site staff.
• Co-ordinate Accident reporting and any liaison with regulatory authorities
• Ensure Insurance company requirements are complied with including Written Scheme and be main point of contact for H&S related compliance.
• Audit safety management systems to ensure compliance in all areas of the business, ensuring and assisting with completion of all remedial actions.
• Liaise with Managers in Operations and Head office functional areas to ensure their compliance with H&S requirements
• Assist staff in all areas with regular review of Safe Working Practices
• Support the delivery of safety related capital projects as required.

Health – management of individual health and capability to carry out the roles for which they are employed is becoming more complex as the operation grows and whilst each individual manager needs to be responsible for their people keeping good consistency departments is best co-ordinated centrally.
• Support HR department to ensure that the required health surveillance are appropriately identified based on risk assessment.
• Assist HR and Departmental Managers to ensure individuals health capability is suitable for job roles/tasks.
• Regularly audit facilities and processes to ensure risks to health are properly managed.
• Support the claims management process by ensuring proper investigation into accidents and providing required documentation.

Environment – improvements to the operations impact on the environment and drive to reduce energy consumption will continue to be high on the agenda both corporately and from increasing legislation. The business needs a harmonised approach across sites to allow us to gather data, drive initiatives and report on results.
• Work alongside Manufacturing/Engineering Manager to monitor/record and report on use of energy and to co-ordinate and drive improvement programmes to reduce energy consumption/unit produced.
• Keep up to date with company environmental reporting both statutory and broader company requirements.
• Be part of Sustainability Team to drive company programme for improvement and reporting on the same.

The role of Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) manager will be responsible for these aspects of the company, ensuring that each element is well managed, understood and reported both within the organisation and to outside interested parties.

CANDIDATE

• Commercially aware of Manufacturing background FMCG or similar
• NEBOSH Diploma
• 5 years + in a safety management role or role which carried responsibility for H&S.
• Good team player and can demonstrate why this should be important for a role such as this.
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power-point.
• Flexible in terms of hours to be worked to ensure that the role can influence and lead a safety culture across a 24/7 operational site.
• A good depth of knowledge across the key elements of safety legislation covering the main hazards on site.
• A pragmatic yet structured approach to day-to-day leadership on SHE matters but a desire and ability to improve systems and ensure best practice amongst individuals.
• A knowledge of environmental improvements and the commercial
• Experience and understanding of Sustainability targets such as Net Zero/Waste Reporting

Mon-Fri Office Hours with flexibility required

Car allowance £4,200

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to andrew@drnewitt.com or contact Andrew Donaldson on 0131 226 5060.

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