Head of Health Safety & Environment

  • Job Reference: J4855
  • Date Posted: 27 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Demob Job
  • Website: https://www.demobjob.co.uk/
  • Location: Holton, Suffolk
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

I am excited to be supporting a reputable manufacturing company who are known as a leading brand in their field.  They are now recruiting for a Head of Health, Safety & Environment at their site in Holton, Suffolk.  This is an integral role within the senior management team, the successful Head of Health, Safety & Environment will champion HSE management on site and actively promote a developing safety culture within the site.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established company who promote the development of their employees.

Head of Health, Safety & Environment Responsibilities:
Ensure that HSE management systems remain current to ensure legal compliance.
Ensure that HSE key performance indicators are fully integrated and properly reflected, in overall site performance reporting.  
Act as the site’s expert resource on all HSE and employer liability claims issues.
Champion the need for improvements year on year in driving down accidents, management of near misses and improving the sites employers’ liability claims performance.
Champion the need for improvements year on year in driving down key Environmental Indicators and leading the management of customer environmental initiatives.
Support the delivery of the company’s audit programme, working on a cross-category basis as an auditor on other Business Unit sites.
Key site contact with HSE and other enforcing bodies and emergency services

Head of Health, Safety & Environment Requirements:
NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent.
Proven Health & Safety management experience.
Demonstrate understanding of relevant H&S legislation.
Chartered Membership of IOSH or working towards.
Hold IEMA or similar environmental qualification.
Good understanding of the requirements of the H&S Management System: ISO 45001 and have experience of incorporating H&S Management Systems within businesses.
Experience of being externally audited by Regulators and other interested parties.
Experience of carrying out H&S Audits, Risk Assessments and Method Statements.
Accident investigation and RIDDOR reporting experience.
IT literate - Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Head of Health, Safety & Environment Benefits:
Up to £55,000 DOE.
Monday – Friday – 40 hours per week.
Pension Scheme.
Life Insurance (4 times salary).
BUPA Healthcare.
31 days including bank holidays.
Employee discounts for various restaurants and retailers.