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HSE Manager

Job Description

About The Role

Our client, an established Chemicals manufacturing company, are currently looking to recruit an experienced Health Safety & Environmental Manager to join their business in the West Midlands.

Reporting to the Managing Director and as part of the Senior Leadership Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the HSE function, driving and promoting a positive culture of Health & Safety via strong leadership, engagement and best practice.

HSE Manager - Essential Requirements

  • Extensive HSE Management Experience gained within industrial Manufacturing businesses, ideally within high hazard and/or Chemicals manufacturing environments
  • Hold NEBOSH Certificate as a minimum (NEBOSH Diploma Preferred)
  • Extensive Risk Assessment Review and Development experience is essentials
  • Previous experience of undertaking incident investigations, Root Cause Analysis Auditing and Report Writing is essential

HSE Manager - Desirable Requirements

  • Previous experience of managing HSE within a Lower or Higher Tier COMAH site would be highly desirable
  • Previous experience of Competence and Training Management Systems would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of Process Safety, Human Factors and Behavioral Safety would be advantageous

HSE Manager - Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and monitor procedures and systems for Health and Safety Management
  • Delivery of the company Health and Safety strategy and initiatives for the site
  • Develop, implement and monitor procedures and systems for Environmental Management, acting as the management representative for ISO 14001
  • Ensure legal compliance for health and safety by conducting regular audits and inspections
  • Ensure accidents and near-miss investigations are conducted in a timely manner, including root cause analysis and corrective action
  • Assist and support in the creation, implementation and review of Risk Assessments, safe working procedures and method statements
  • Review all existing company Health & Safety documentation and update accordingly in line with statutory obligations
  • Ensure all "assessments" as required by legislation are conducted and reviewed at relevant intervals
  • Undertake regular health and safety inspection/audits and prepare detailed H&S audit reports
  • Ensure Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental standards are adhered to including the requirements of ISO9001, 14001 & 45001
  • Review all RAMS and COSHH assessments and update where necessary
  • Act as the main contact point with relevant Regulatory Bodies, public and the media
  • Liaise with Trade Associations, BSI, Severn Trent and other organisations
  • Attendance at Industry Steering Groups and Specialist Regulatory Groups
  • Identification of HSE training needs, assisting with the preparation and technical content for training material