Safety, Health and Environmental Manager

03 May 2021
31 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are a global chemical business with over 75 years in industry and over 30 manufacturing facilities worldwide. They are committed to customer satisfaction, supplying quality products that meet their customers' application challenges while maintaining the strong spirit of innovation that has always been a hallmark of their business.

We are currently recruiting for a Safety, Health and Environmental Manager for their site based in Derby. The SHE Manager will be the site lead of all Safety, Health and Environment matters and is an integral member of the Management team. The individual is responsible for implementing, maintaining and improving SHE management systems and driving adherence to national as well as corporate standards.


* Ensure that the site has robust systems and procedures that demonstrate compliance with all relevant national legislation in the area of SHE and that a regular audit schedule is carried out to validate compliance to regulations.

* Ensure that the site demonstrates compliance with corporate standards and develops HSE standards in line with company defined objectives

* Acts as the subject matter expert (SME) on site for SHE issues and provides guidance to all managers and staff while acting as the focal point for all regulatory authorities external to the site on SHE topics including reporting of incidents to meet the business and national SHE reporting standards.

* Maintain & develop the SHE pillar & subcommittee management structure to drive improvement in safety performance on site, employee engagement and reduction in risk to all employees.

* To ensure that full root cause analysis is carried out using appropriate investigation techniques on all first aid, recordable, lost time incidents and fires. Following Root Cause Analysis, ensure follow up and completion of action plans & management of stakeholders to completion to prevent reoccurrence.

* Maintain a regular occupational dust / fiber monitoring campaign to ensure compliance to corporate and national standards and produce regular internal communications on atmospheric monitoring results to the workforce.

* Ensures employees are trained in SHE topics in order to meet minimum site standards in safety for each role carried out in their employment & new employees (agency, contract or permanent staff) have SHE inductions before commencing work in line with company policies.

* Manage the site safety budget on a monthly basis, understanding any causes of over (and under) spend; contribute to operational financial (budget) planning of safety items / consumables (PPE) and small improvement activities to improve SHE within the site.

* Define and sponsor medium scale improvement projects to improve workplace safety standards including submission of CAPEX documentation for SHE investment.

* Coaches, guides and influences other managers to improve / develop management styles & behaviours to improve the safety culture on site, while acting as a role model to ensure noncompliance Vs regulation in the workplace is not tolerated.


* The role holder will as a minimum hold

* NEBOSH General Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

* IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management

* Significant experience leading SHE in a manufacturing/industrial environment and able to demonstrate strong SHE leadership experience that has driven reduction in incidents and an improvement in SHE culture

* The successful candidate will have prior exposure to ISO14001 & ISO 18001 environmental & occupational standards; have experience of driving compliance and improvement inside the environmental area.

* The role holder will be able to demonstrate knowledge of EU safety legislation and understand current practices in topics as diverse as machinery guarding, CE marking standards, COSHH, DSEAR etc.

* The role holder will be able to demonstrate experience of working with formal Management of Change systems (MOC) to reduce safety and operational risks. Formal experience in Process Safety Management techniques such as HAZOP is an advantage but not essential for the role.

* The applicant should be able to demonstrate experience in application of behavioural safety management systems in order to drive an interdependent culture within a workforce.

To apply for the above position please click on the link provided or contact Stuart Tomkinson directly