HSE Manager

  • Department Health and Safety
  • Business Soreen
  • Product Bakery
  • Location Trafford Park, Manchester
  • Job RefSOR5384
  • Contract Full Time
  • Posted 08/01/2019
  • Expiry 04/02/2019

A leadership role with responsibility for developing Health, Safety & Environmental standards and ensuring that these are embedded within the site. Responsible for setting the strategic framework for the management of these standards and for defining and delivering against objectives.

–        To act as the sites’ lead competent person for Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)

–        Set the strategic framework for the management of Health, Safety and Environmental standards, engaging stakeholders to ensure that these standards are understood and embedded.

–        Develop, review and monitor SHE objectives and targets across the site.

–        Provide guidance and advice to the senior team to ensure that the site complies with statutory obligations and best practice.

–        Make recommendations, propose options and develop implementation plans to ensure that the site maintains compliance in all areas of HSE.

–        Communicate to and influence the senior management team

–        Audit high consequence areas such as isolation & lock off, legionella controls, permit implementation etc.

–        Work closely with the engineering manager to help them discharge their responsibilities and make sure the right checks and balances are in place

–        Liaise with external enforcement agencies where applicable, in a productive, respectful manner

–        Promote good practice across the group where applicable

–        Provide coaching, specialist advice and practical support on all HSE matters to all levels of the site.

–        Implement and oversee the site HSE committees/working group – with Chair of the committee by a Director.

–        Keep up to date with new HSE legislation and best practice developments that affect the site, ensuring that when necessary, policies, procedures and processes are appropriately updated.

–        Responsible for the periodic Group HSE performance KPI report.

–        Assist in the identification of HSE training needs for employees across the site. Develop, deliver or facilitate this training as required.

–        Lead investigations and assist others to investigate incidents / accidents.

–        Ensure the effective management of corrective actions, reporting internally and externally if required.

–        Ensure the effective communication of lessons learned.

–        Develop themselves and ensure their continual professional development (CPD) is up to date

–        Work with the personnel teams to ensure a competency framework is implemented to ensure key stakeholders at all levels understand their responsibilities and accountabilities for SHE

–        Advise the Managing Director on the RIDDOR Regulations and report incidents on behalf of the site

–        Inspect and audit standards (especially high consequence areas) and reporting findings to the Senior Management team

–        Advise and support projects and new machinery purchase to ensure our legal requirements are met and we get it ‘right first time’

–        Work with the personnel and occupational health teams to ensure that health issues are well managed and risks are reduced

–        To complete any other duties and responsibilities when requested

–        To carry out the duties and responsibilities of the post at all times

Qualifications & Experience

NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent (European Qualification Framework (EQF) Level 6) Acceptable qualifications – CMIOSH preferable

National / professional qualification (preferably degree level) in Environmental Management

IEMA Associate Certificate

Previous HSE experience (preferably 3-5 years)ideally gained within a manufacturing environment

Experience in planning and implementing projects

Experience of working with and developing partnerships

Experience of giving presentations and/or facilitating workshops

Experience in report writing

Knowledge of ISO14001:2004 and 2015 standard

Up to date knowledge of environmental legislation, such as packaging regulations,

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