Regional Health and Safety Manager (UK & Europe)

Regional Health and Safety Manager (UK & Europe)

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  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    ££ Competitive + benefits

  • Contact:

    Helen Darnell

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8967

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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A leading FMCG Manufacturer is currently seeking a Regional Health & Safety Manager to design, deliver and maintain a health and safety change programme, embedding a positive safety culture across their regional teams.

You will be passionate about risk management, safety performance and able to drive change. You will provide advice and guidance regarding health & safety matters and compliance improvement programmes. You’ll have responsibility for the safety management system across the sites and will drive engagement through effective training and awareness programmes.

The successful H&S Manager will have demonstrable experience of working in a health and safety role at a similar level, developing a positive and engaging safety culture. You’ll have a comprehensive understanding of risk management programmes, legislation, management and safety standards / best practice within FMCG.

Please note - a full driving license will be required for this role due to travel across 2 sites in the UK.  There will also be travel across Europe.

Key Responsibilities of the Regional Health and Safety Manager include:
Lead the creation / implementation of the companies’ regional H&S framework and policy arrangements.
Collaborate with the international safety teams to drive towards global alignment regarding policy arrangements.
Develop compliance continual improvement programme in regards to legislative compliance, policy & management.
Lead, train and mentor stakeholder groups to drive a proactive and engaging Health & Safety culture across departments and sites.
Develop, implement and own a reporting dashboard for H&S and compliance metrics.
Establish initiatives and actions to bring H&S policies and arrangement to life in an engaging and visual manner.
Coordinate H&S committee activities and provide training, support and mentoring to members to develop a culture of continual improvement.
Design & implement a cross departmental toolbox talk programme to bring policy to life across teams.
Lead the creation and development of a cross departmental risk management programme, including risk assessments and control measure training.
Work with site and departmental leads in the completion and timely review of risk assessments.
Own the reporting of risk management metrics across operations for review at H&S committee meetings.

You will have experience working in an FMCG manufacturing environment and possess excellent leadership and engagement skills. You will be an excellent communicator with strong organisational and problem solving skills.

You will have a good understanding of UK and European regulatory frameworks and Approved Codes of Practices (ACOP). You’ll ideally have a NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent) qualification with GradIOSH membership. Any experience of OHSAS18001 and BRC management systems along with AIEMA / OHSAS lead auditor accreditation would be desirable.

Application via CV

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