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Health and Safety Manager

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Manufacturing
  • Benefits: 33 Days holidays including bank holidays, Company Pension, Bupa Healthcare
  • Posted: 30 May 2024

Are you an Health and Safety Manager looking to work in a well-established award-winning internationally operating manufacturing company in Standish? Due to growth the company is now expanding their team. Your main function is ensuring  compliance with government and legal regulations through policy enforcement or adherence to legal guidelines and contribute to the effectiveness of the EHS Department.  You will ensure that policies, programmes, systems, procedures and registrations are developed and maintained to meet company and regulatory health and safety assurance requirements You will be rewarded with an employer that are investors in staff training, current technology, offering a good work to life balance. Hours are 35 per week, Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 4.00 pm or 9.00 am to 5.00 pm which is flexible, with a salary of £46,000 - £48,000. 

Health and Safety Manager Duties:    

  • To contribute to the executive decision-making processes to ensure a commitment to achieve progressively higher standards within the company.  
  • To promote a positive climate in which the EHS department is seen by management, employees, neighbours, customers, and other off-site agencies as being fundamental to the company’s day to day operations.  
  • Ensuring that policies, programmes, systems, procedures and registrations are developed and maintained to meet company and regulatory health and safety assurance requirements. 
  • To ensure current awareness with relevant H&S issues is maintained though liaison with the Chemical Industries Association and other organisations. 
  • Management, Implementation and Communication of the Management Systems. 
  • Management of Legislation Register, ensuring of site compliance through documented checks and protocol. 
  • Accident and incident investigations, report findings and identify countermeasures to prevent reoccurrence by RCA and Risk Management; identification of hazard and planning of action to remove or reduce. 
  • Acknowledge, Investigate, and resolve non-conformance.    
  • To develop, implement, and manage regulations under the health and safety at work act 1974 safety programs (Confined Space Entry, LOTO, Safe Isolation of plant, Hazard Communication, Emergency Response, Fall Protection, Respiratory Protection, Hearing Conservation, etc.) to ensure compliance with applicable health and safety standards. 
  • Implementation, communication, and Review of Audit requirements, both internal and external · Required to keep up-to-date with legislation and industry best practice and prepare, communicate changes, highlighting any risk or operations requirements  
  • Organise all required H&S training programmes for relevant site personnel. 
  • To assist the Process Safety team in process hazard assessments (PHA), including HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA, HFA and the development of ALARP demonstrations, as required under COMAH. 
  • To act as Fire Officer for the site, and to ensure site fire risk assessments are up to date and necessary control measures are implemented, monitored and reviewed 
  • Report and communicate department performance, risk and opportunity to senior management 
  • Manage the sites COSHH Assessment process, including carrying out of such assessments 
  • Advise on site safety protocol including, communication and awareness to all who access site and or restricted areas 
  • Develop, implement, and manage regulations under the health and safety at work act 1974 safety programs (Confined Space Entry, LOTO, Safe Isolation of plant, Asbestos, Hazard Communication, Hazard Waste Management, Emergency Response, Fall Protection, Respiratory Protection, Hearing Conservation, etc.) to ensure compliance with applicable health and safety standards. 

Health and Safety Manager Requirements:    

  • Required Completion and management of risk assessments including COSHH is essential. 
  • Ability to lead scenario training and emergency drills is required. 
  • Ideally you will hold a degree in a relevant subject or Supervisory / Management Qualification (ILM, NEB). 
  • The ideal candidate will have Lead Auditor 45001, 14001 and 9001 and be able to lead audits. 
  • A working knowledge of the the chemical industry and associated legislation would be advantageous. 
  • We are looking for a candidate who is confident in chairing meetings or committees. 
  • You will be an advocate for improvement and change across all its functions and at all levels.  
  • IT literate in Microsoft Office Packages Word, Excel, Outlook   
  • Possess strong communication both written and verbal, able to build relationships, understanding of working in fast paced environments with the ability to prioritise and adapt to change, whilst able to understand process or continuous improvement.         
  • Model and promote an organisational culture that fosters safety through effective leadership.    
  • Team player, hands on approach with a positive attitude to learning and can work collaboratively.        

Benefits:     

  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays with 5 days reserved for Christmas shutdown.    
  • Bupa Medical cover following 6 months' probation period.    
  • Company Pension, company contributes 3% and the employee contributes 5%.    
  • Onsite Parking.    
  • Ongoing Training.   

Apologies but we can only accept applications from candidates that have the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship.           

Submit your CV for this Health and Safety Manager position.       

Mpeople Recruitment Ltd are an employment agency acting on behalf of our clients. 


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