EHS Manager

23 May 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
EHS Manager - Leicester - competitive salary

Chase and Holland are once again working with this Leicester based global manufacturing business. They are recruiting for a permanent EHS Manager. This is a newly created position reporting to the Plant Manager. It's a stand-alone role so the right person will be happy dealing with all elements of the role and will have ideally come from a global manufacturing business.

The role exists to lead Health & Safety and Environmental activities on the site including legal compliance topics, ISO and OHSAS requirements.

EHS Manager Responsibilities:

* To lead a strong cultural change through training, communication, presence in all areas of the plant, leadership capabilities towards a zero accident culture

* Act as the internal expert on regulatory and safety policy issues and develop procedures for compliance as required.

* Revise Health and Safety policies accordingly to reflect all current legislation

* Investigate First Aids and accidents with Root Cause Analysis tools and follow up the proper implementation of corrective actions

* Ensure dynamic management of the proactive safety programs such as near miss reporting, positive safety interactions, behavioural based safety, including feedback loop and follow up on actions

* Deliver technical and behavioural health and safety training to ensure that all staff are trained

* Lead and support the EHS cultural change

* Carry out risk assessments and implement suggested risk mitigation actions

* Ensure compliance to ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 (ISO 45001 in the future)

Key Requirements and Preferences:

* Ideally educated to degree level (preferably engineering/science based) and a Health & safety related qualification e.g. NEBOSH

* A practical hands-on approach to the development and implementation of EHS Management Systems including experience of OHSAS 18001, ISO14001

* Demonstrable EHS experience in an operational / manufacturing environment

* Strong leadership skills to enable cultural change

* Project management skills

In return you'll receive:

* The opportunity to work for a growing and evolving business

* A great set of co-workers

* The ability to make the role your own

If you are interested in finding out about this exciting EHS Manager opportunity, click 'apply now'.

Chase and Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Finance, Supply Chain, HR and IT recruitment and comfortably service Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire marketplaces