H&S Manager

H&S Manager

Job Title: H&S Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wrexham, Wales
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15269/001_1549644588
Contact Name: Sharon McDonough
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 08, 2019 16:49

Job Description

H&S Manager


Up to £50,000

A global Aerospace manufacturing giant is currently looking to appoint a new H&S Manager.

The company employs 600 people across the UK and future plans for growth account for an additional 40% by end of 2020, its safe to say this business is going from strength to strength offering progressive opportunities to those looking to secure a role with one of the fastest growing manufactures in the UK currently.

Reporting directly to HR Director, who has a seat at the board so board presence is guaranteed, you will be tasked with the management of this high-risk site for all thing's health and safety along with an additional 7 sites!

The H&S Manager is part of the senior management team and has a responsibility to provide structure, support and guidance to the entire management team and all employees across all sites.

Principle accountabilities of the H&S Manager:

  • Responsible for developing and integrating health and safety management systems across all plant personnel.
  • Translate the management system into actions required across the plant.
  • Responsible for ensuring that ALL employees receive suitable health and safety training so that they work to company and legislative safety requirements.
  • Responsible for maintaining and developing all systems to ensure that all staff, visitors, contractors, temps etc comply with relevant environmental, food safety and health and safety requirements on all sites.
  • To champion continuous improvement via the annual safety plan, environmental objectives and lean enterprise activities.
  • Responsible and accountable for operating within plant health and safety budget and environmental budget targets.
  • Ensure relevant corrective action is taken, as required, for all equipment and operational problems/potential problems to maintain and improve the operation.
  • Develop and maintain risk assessment platform across the site.
  • Timely accident investigation and reporting to all relevant parties such as HSE, EA, and Plant Management team and highlight necessary corrective actions.
  • Maintain and develop the site accreditation status with external bodies for environmental, hygiene and health and safety activities.
  • Co-coordinating with Shift Managers and shift personnel.
  • Co-ordinate and carry out environmental audits in compliance with the audit.

Requirements of the H&S Manager:

  • Ideally working towards chartership, degree qualified (Minimum NEBOSH)
  • Knowledge of H&S legislative requirements.
  • Understanding and experience of working to H&S standards.
  • Manufacturing background.
  • Good understanding of modern lean manufacture technique - SMED, Kaizen 5S, Kanban, TPM, SPC, 6 Sigma, Structured Problem solving, etc.
  • Good computer skills.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please click apply without delay!

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