Health & Safety Manager: 16446

Acorn Recruitment And Training
Evesham, Worcestershire
17 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is seeking a permanent Occupational Health & Safety & Environment Manager (OHSE) to work for a global manufacturer located in Evesham, Worcestershire.

Our client offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a professional, friendly working environment.

Main purpose of the role:

- Ensure compliance to OHSE legislation.
- Define and maintain OHSE policies and procedures
- Administration of SHE systems and procedures.
- To be competent person and point of contact on specific SHE issues for their Evesham site.

Principle Accountabilities:

* To act as the organisation's lead competent person for Health and Safety as defined by the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
* Set the strategic framework for the management of Health, Safety & Environmental standards which includes company Occupational Health & Safety Standard, engaging stakeholders across all regions to ensure that these standards are understood and embedded.
* Provide guidance and advice to the Plant General Manager and the senior management team to ensure that the organisation complies with statutory obligations and best practice.
* Drive initiatives to achieve the zero injuries target.
* Data collection of analysis and reports for site SMT and as required.
* Make Business Unit recommendations, propose options and develop implementation plans to ensure that the organisation maintains compliance in all areas of OHSE.
* Provide coaching, specialist advice and practical support on all OHSE matters to the site and AFEMEA.
* Keep up-to-date with new OHSE legislation and best practice developments that affect the organisation, ensuring that when necessary, policies, procedures and processes are appropriately updated.
* Responsible for the periodic BU OHSE performance reports.
* Manage safety related training programmes, ensure the accurate recording of safety related training.
* Assist in the identification of OHSE training needs for employees across the organisation. Develop and deliver this training as required.
* Develop competence for FLM in carrying out 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.
* Actively contribute to safeguarding the people we support.
* Manage the behavioural audit and near miss reporting.
* Monitor the effective implementation of appropriate OHSE procedures and ensure they are updated in line with changes in legislation and Company directives.
* Conduct safety audits both internal and external.
* Support co-workers and FLM in performing risk assessments and lead the site risk assessment program.
* Manage Safety Council and Safety Committee meetings.
* Preparation of Health and Safety documentation for new projects.
* Administer the Business Continuity Plan.
* Develop and maintain a regime of workplace assessments including office DSE assessments for all staff.
* Lead and support various Environmental and Safety related projects for AFEMEA and the site business unit.
* Implement Business Unit safety initiatives.
* In depth knowledge of the IPPC requirements.

Education, qualifications and experience:

* Certified EMS training essential
* Certified H&S training (NEBOSH trained) essential
* Certified H&S training (NEBOSH diploma) desirable
* Certified ISO internal auditor essential
* Certified ISO Lead auditor desirable
* Knowledge of the manufacturing environment desirable

Core competencies:

* Computer literate
* Good interpersonal skills
* Self-motivate
* Communication skills
* Confidentiality
* Planning and organisational skills
* Team player
* Ability to delegate

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