Health Safety & Environmental Manager

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HSE Coordinator Monday - Friday

About Us
At Samworth Brothers our business is food, with our quality chilled and ambient products enjoyed by millions of people every day.We are a fourth-generation family business employing over 10,000 people, operating from well-invested and modern food manufacturing and retail sites across the UK.Our consumer brands include the No 1 Cornish pasty favourite, Ginsters, the iconic malt loaf, Soreen, and sports nutrition brand SCI_MX.

Saladworks, Kettleby Foods and Brooksby make up our Ready Meals businesses. From these Leicestershire based sites we produce and manufacture we range of high quality chilled ready meals supplying major retailers and branded suppliers. This role will be based at our Brooksby Foods site.

The Role
We are recruiting a Health Safety & Environmental Co-ordinator to join our “Meals” team on a permanent basis, based at  our Brooksby Foods site in Melton Mowbray. This is an influential position in which you will provide directional support to the business in the planning, measuring, reviewing and auditing of health, safety & environmental activities to meet legal requirements. You will set minimum health & safety standards and advise management of good practice within the industry and establish and implement robust, effective safety and environmental management systems in line with legal, Group and customer requirements.

In further detail your key duties and responsibilities will be to:

  • Ensure customer, permit and regulator requirements are implemented for HSE
  • Provide technical and other advice and assistance to the management team to help them achieve their responsibilities
  • Keep up to date with new legislation, company and other information and brief the management team accordingly
  • Ensure lines of communication are established with the emergency services and the enforcement agencies
  • Compile performance information and trends, communicate this and use to determine site priorities
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement in business performance as a member of the management team
  • Ensure all HSE business plans are up-to-date, tracked and actions are both generated and completed
  • Provide direction and support on HSE to the wider management team.
  • Deliver activities on time and within budget
  • Communicate and consult effectively with internal, Samworth Brothers & external bodies
  • Maintain companies Environmental Policy and EMS manual.
  • Carry out HSE review meetings as required.
  • Maintain Environmental Legal Register.
  • Support internal & external environmental audit programme

The Successful Individual
To be successful in the role, you will have the following required skills, experience, knowledge and qualifications:

  • NEBOSH Diploma.
  • IEMA Preferred
  • Sound background in and experience of Health Safety & Environmental requirements, preferably within food manufacturing environment.
  • “Technically” strong, knowledgeable and able to provide accurate, detailed guidance
  • Proactive, solutions driven and able to clearly demonstrate a track record of achievement in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Experience of carrying out HS&E audits.
  • Be a team player, receptive to the objectives of the business and possess the vision and passion to shape the H&S agenda and make a real difference
  • Be robust, assertive and able to withstand pressure and remain firm and decisive.
  • Possess the personal stature, intellect and self-confidence to work across business disciplines and represent the company with external bodies.t

The Rewards
It’s the quality of our people that’s made us successful and Samworth Brothers a great place to work. We encourage a culture of opportunity and learning where our people can gain skills and qualifications to achieve their full potential. We reward hard work and dedication with competitive pay, retirements saving plan, profit share, private health care, occupational health, subsidised employee restaurant, long service awards, free car parking.

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