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Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Job Title: Health, Safety and Environmental Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Reference: 23599
Contact Name: Jack Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 09, 2018 16:24

Job Description

Health, Safety and Environment Manager

Principal People are delighted to be recruiting for an incredibly exciting role for a Health, Safety and Environmental Manager to join a fast-progressing Manufacturing organisation based in Cardiff.  The company has recently invested over £2m in new machinery and are looking to continue to improve their improving performance in Health and Safety.

This position will offer the successful candidate a unique opportunity to integrate existing strategy in the organisation, whilst bringing their own ideas about Health, Safety and Environmental function to the business.

The successful Health, Safety, and Environmental Manager will report directly to the Managing Director and will work with stakeholders at every level of the business.

Entrusted with maintaining existing OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 accreditations, the successful candidate will also take the lead across all Health, Safety and Environmental queries and concerns. This significant but hugely positive challenge will include reviewing risk assessments and procedures and creating proposals as appropriate for subsequent changes in the culture and operations of HSE across the business.

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Spearheading the drive towards gold standard health and safety across the business
  • Providing leadership and expertise to all operational teams across the business on all health, safety and environmental matters
  • Providing visibility and leadership to all employees on site
  • Reviewing risk assessments and safe systems of work and providing an overview of procedures already in place
  • Maintaining and renewing health, safety and environmental accreditations

The successful Health, Safety and Environmental Manager will:

  • Have experience within the heavy manufacturing sector, for instance in electronics or steel
  • Hold the NEBOSH General Certificate as a minimum qualification
  • Be a strong character, able to provide excellent leadership to workers on site, with a pragmatic approach to achieving excellence in Health and Safety
  • Be an engaging professional, passionate about creating and developing positive working environments

Offering a competitive salary and excellent working environment, this is a fantastic opportunity.  Interview slots are available shortly, please apply today for your chance to be considered.