Health, Safety & Environment Manager / HSE Manager (Food Manufacturing)

Health, Safety & Environment Manager / HSE Manager (Food Manufacturing)

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  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £46000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: benefits

  • Contact:

    Sara Frith

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8951

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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A leading FMCG 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
Liaison with Suffolk fire service to ensure that all fire safety precautions and appliances are in place and adequately controlled to prevent out breaks of fire. Liaise with fire officer regarding maintenance of fire notices, inspections and evacuations
Build, develop and maintain effective working relationships across the business and with external parties
Responsible for ensuring the company meets the conditions and schedules of the integrated pollution prevention and control permit (IPPC) by monitoring and updating the environmental action log
Liaison with the Environment agency and SIRA for M certs scheme
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 MSc Health and Environment / equivalent trained and have operated in an EHS Manager / SHE Manager within an FMCG Manufacturing environment. Food / Drink Manufacturing advantageous.
This role will require a thorough knowledge of health and safety regulations and legislation and a proven track record in working with financial budgets.
To apply please email a cv

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