Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

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    £45k - 50k per year

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    Shakira Payne

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    about 2 years ago

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Health, Safety and Environmental Manager – Distribution – up to £50K+ 4.3k car allowance – Lichfield

Principal People are delighted to be recruiting for an incredibly exciting and varied role for a Health, Safety and Environmental Manager to join a market leading distribution organisation based near Lichfield.

This position will offer the successful candidate an incredible opportunity to develop their skillset through working in a fast paced, dynamic and high energy environment, with no one day being the same. You will be responsible for the overall health and safety on a day to day basis on the Lichfield site and when new projects arise, you will have the chance to work with a variation of people and really encourage their pro-active behaviours towards health and safety, whilst being a part of dynamic and forward-thinking team.  In return, the client can offer excellent support and will endeavour to train and develop you to the best of your ability.

The successful Health, Safety Environmental Manager will report directly to the Operations Director where you will have opportunities to advise and to build strategy for the company.

Leading Health and Safety from a managerial perspective over 5 sites in the UK and working closely with the 2 Regional HSE Advisors, the successful candidate will take the lead across all Health and Safety queries and concerns. This significant but hugely positive challenge will include updating and reviewing systems already in place, making sure people are being pro-active towards their health and safety and others, and working with the safety champions and managers to take responsibility for their own safety and to achieve standards of excellence on other sites.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Managing the day to day health and safety on an operational and Strategic basis.
  • Interacting with Stakeholders and Senior Managers, managing the workforce to be pro-active towards their own health and safety, ensuring good behaviours and safe working methods are being adhered to.
  • Reviewing the organisations Health and Safety policies and procedures, carrying out incident investigations and carrying out training and inductions.
  • Carrying out audits across the site as and when needed and making sure the sites are adhering to the standards.
  • Presenting at monthly senior leadership meetings.

The successful Health, Safety and Environmental Manager will hold:

  • Experience within Warehousing/Logistics/manufacturing ideally but other industries considered if the candidate shows the right attitude
  • NEBOSH General Certificate
  • Demonstrable experience in improving behaviours and improving the health and safety culture
  • Have had previous or current managerial experience

With the opportunity to work for a market leading organisation and the ability to make an impact from day one, this is a truly rare opportunity and an incredible career opportunity. If you are interested in discussing this further, please apply today.