HSE Lead

Closing Date: 30/11/18
Location: Coveris Winsford
Department: Film

HSE Lead 

To design, implement, co-ordinate and communicate the safety, health and environmental practices for the site incorporating central and legislative HSE requirements.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Provide guidance and support to the management team on best practice in relation to health, safety and environmental matters.
  • Interpret centralised EHS strategies and translate them locally, ensuring compliance with corporate standards and achievement of ISO45001 accreditation.
  • Acts as the competent person for EHS across the site, offering support and training, managing the risk process and completing all other EHS activities relating to Operational and support teams.
  • Drive a ‘Just Culture’ supporting fairness, openness, accountability and learning, building relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Report on health, safety and environmental performance at site level.
  • Lead the investigation process relating to incidents/accidents and compliance breaches.
  • Manage the site’s contribution to Group ISO accreditation (9001,14001 & BRC).
  • Co-ordinate internal and external audits relating to safety and environmental standards, ensuring follow up actions are implemented.
  • Develop and drive health and wellbeing initiatives contributing to overall worker safety.
  • Support the development of Standard Operating Procedures and Safe Systems of Work incorporating safety and environmental requirements, undertaking risk assessments as appropriate.
  • Drive the continuous improvement of employee health, safety, welfare and environmental issues through promotion and communication.
  • Develop and deliver internal health, safety and environmental awareness training.
  • Establish key working relationships with colleagues at all levels of the business (and where applicable clients, contractors, authorities and third parties).
  • Ensure compliance with legislative requirements and industry best practise.

Person specification - Who you need to be

  • Keen interest and understanding of health, safety and environmental requirements and issues in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build rapport with colleagues across all levels of the business.
  • Able to work in a confidential manner.
  • Highly detail conscious.
  • Organised and calm under pressure.
  • Friendly, approachable and flexible – a team player.
  • Proactive, positive, enthusiastic – demonstrates a “can do” attitude.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Level 6 qualification in Health & Safety e.g. NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent) preferred.
  • IOSH Membership
  • Engineering qualifications / background preferred
  • Environmental qualification preferred (but not essential as training will be given to the right candidate).
  • Previous experience of undertaking an HSE role within a fast-paced continuous process manufacturing organisation.
  • Experience within food/food packaging sectors advantageous
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, having a good knowledge of Excel.

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