United Kingdom
Tyne and Wear
£45,000 (Flexibility DOE) + Bonus & Benefits
Environmental, Health & Safety Manager / EHS Manager
£45,000 (Flexibility DOE) + Bonus & Benefits
Newcastle upon Tyyne, Gateshead, North Shields, South Sheilds, Tyneside, North East.

A leading Manufacturer is currently seeking a HSE Manager / Health, Safety & Environment Manager / EHS manager to join their team. As part of the senior leadership team you will direct, manage and monitor all aspects of health and safety and environment issues, ensuring on-going compliance with external regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures.

EHS Manager / HSE Manager responsibilities:

Advise and guide management on new and existing health safety and environmental (HSE) developments to ensure compliance with all regulatory and company standards
Co-ordinate, support and assist management with all accident investigations, risk assessments and near miss investigations
Complete and maintain all higher risk level risk assessments and safe systems to include fire risk assessment, confined spaces, working at height, transport, manual handling, slips trips falls
Record, produce and review all statistics relating to near miss and actual accidents in order to effectively manage accident claims and implement improvements to safety standards
Responsible for conducting HSE inductions to all new starters and auditing and verifying contractor’s risk assessment, method statement and issuing permits to work
Effectively report all injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences to the HSE in accordance with RIDDOR regulations and company’s insurance company
Regularly auditing and recording of departmental safety inspections
Responsible for ensuring all safety checks are carried out with regards to the provision and the use of work equipment regulations (PUWER) and the lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations (LOLER). Update register and notify the company’s insurance company
Build, develop and maintain effective working relationships across the business and with external parties
Assess health and safety training needs across the site and work together with HR and production training to ensure training standards meet legal requirements
Train and manage the H&S and fire representatives
Manage the health and safety budget

You will ideally be EHS trained with NEBOSH certification (essential) and IEMA Certification (advantageous) and have operated in an EHS Manager / SHE Manager within an Manufacturing or Industrial Printing environment. This role will require a thorough knowledge of health and safety regulations and legislation and a proven track record in working with financial budgets.

Applications via CV submission only

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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