Health and Safety Manager

Job Title: Health and Safety Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Winsford, Cheshire
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
REF: BBBH8439_1626445322
Contact Name: Sharon McDonough
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 days ago

Job Description

EHS Lead

£45,000 - £50,000


My client, an established manufacturer within the food sector is looking to recruit an EHS Lead, reporting directly to site Manager, the EHS Lead will take responsibility all Environmental, Health and safety activities for site alongside specific project work.

This is a very hands-on role, and the successful candidate will spend time on the shop floor completing inspection and investigations, training, and coaching, visibly implementing improvements and being proactive in your approach.

Key duties:

  • Provide guidance and support to the management team on best practice in relation to health, safety, and environmental matters.
  • Drive the roll out of an upgraded Safety Management System as supported by various software systems.
  • Interpret centralised EHS strategies and translate them locally, ensuring compliance with corporate standards and achievement of ISO 45001:2018 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.
  • Contribute to Group ISO accreditations for 14001:2015.
  • 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.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualification in Health & Safety e.g., NEBOSH (or equivalent).
  • IOSH Membership advantagous.
  • 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.

To register your interest, please send your CV and covering letting directly to

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