Health & Safety Manager (SHEQ)

Recruiter
Wincanton
Location
Birmingham
Salary
50,000+benefits
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
10 Sep 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Details

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a SHEQ Change Manager to support the development of our strategy and shape the SHEQ function within the midlands area. Working closely with the management teams and their on-site SHEQ Champions, in both an advisory and hands on capacity, to deliver the strategy and drive a culture of continuous improvement.

In this challenging role, you will be leading the Health, Safety, Enviromental and Quality agenda with a very pro-active and hands on approach. Your ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels will be the key to succeed in this role. A proven track record of delivering results is essential.

In addition you will,

- Assist local management teams with strategic H&S planning and manage Annual SHEQ Plans

- Support, coach and guide local management teams on all aspects of SHEQ, being accountable for performance across the cluster.

- Provide expert professional support to line management at all times ensuring that best practice in health & safety is adopted and regularly reviewed. This will include day to day management; accident reduction strategies; and management training requirements.

- Carry out statistical analysis and trending to identify issues of concern; assist in the creation, modification and delivery of relevant action plans and provide support for all SHEQ and Food Safety processes.

- Assist in or lead (as required) the investigation and management of incidents (including major incidents), providing advice on root causation, best preventative measures and sharing lessons learned.

- In consultation with the Divisional SHEQ Manager develop and maintain a specialism for one of the Company's key issues, namely quality, environment, warehouse safety, vehicle safety, food safety, fire safety, noise, ergonomics or other as business needs require.

- Develop systems that will ensure that the safety management system is fit for purpose and effective

- Mentoring and developing site based SHEQ Champions / Co-ordinators

- Keep abreast of corporate, regulatory and legislative changes and advise management of the implications for the business. To undertake a recognised CPD programme.

- To deliver safety training as required.

- To carry out corporate SHEQ audits at sites outside of their geographic area. This will require travel and possibly overnight stays.

- Produce management reports as required by the Divisional SHEQ Manager and local line manager

The Person:

- Grad IOSH (or working towards)

- NEBOSH Diploma qualified or equivalent (candidates who are studying to this level will be considered). Candidates who do not currently meet this requirement must attain this within 24 months of appointment.

- Experience of managing SHEQ across multiple locations

- Will have the leadership and influencing skills to drive a culture of continuous improvement

- Will have effective presentation and training skills

- Experienced auditor within this remit

- Experience of environmental and quality management would be preferable

- Will have specialist knowledge and skills in a specific field i.e. quality, environment, warehouse safety, vehicle safety, food safety, fire safety, noise or ergonomics.

Please note we welcome applications from in and around the Midlands area. This is a regional role and you be expected to travel.

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is "to make our customers business's better, every day."

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That's why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

Benefits include access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join. These are just some of the reasons which make Wincanton a great place to work!

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you.