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Health Safety & Environmental Manager

Chemicals and Materials

Oxfordshire £35k – £50k + Bonus
permanent Job Ref: 5935


We are working with a highly innovative and leading chemical/manufacturing engineering organisation based local to Kidlington who require a Health Safety & Environmental Manager. As the Health Safety & Environmental Manager you will be responsible for day-to-management and the effective promotion of good HSE practice across the business. The Health Safety & Environmental Manager will have a proven record in managing HSE matters in a manufacturing or chemical environment.

You will be working within a manufacturing environment where continuous improvement is essential in all areas to support the business needs.

The Opportunity

  • Develop an effective HSE training program
  • Implement and develop HSE policies in accordance with the latest legislation
  • Educate and develop HSE champions through the organisation
  • Investigate workplace incidents
  • Chair the HSE committee
  • Develop HSE KPI through business units
  • Own the service and maintenance database (building, hardware, lifting equipment, etc.)
  • Maintain the service and calibration records of safety equipment and bespoke R&D equipment to be safe to use
  • Develop and update Permit to Work and RAMS
  • Understand key regulations (PUWER, LOLER, WAHR, etc.)
  • Manage the suppliers of waste management services
  • Liaise with customers for advice on safe use of the biocidal applications
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing practices will be a plus

The Requirements

  • BSc in Occupational Health, Safety Management, Environmental Science or Engineering (preferred) or other equivalent technical qualifications
  • Three years of experience in a similar role, preferably in a chemical or engineering manufacturing environment
  • Effective and engaging training and presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Strong sense of role ownership

Role: HSE Manager
Package: £35k - £50k, Annual 5% bonus, Contributory pension up to 5%, 25 days holiday
Hours: Mon-Fri, Full time permanent
Sector: Engineering / Chemical / Manufacturing / Scientific / Environmental Science
Location: Kindlington, Oxfordshire

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing company, based North of Oxford in modern facilities, to support their customer base across the UK.