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16 days agoAdecco UK Limited

Environmental, Health & Safety Manager (5 Month Contract)

  • Winsford (Cheshire West and Chester)

Job description

·  Location
Winsford, Cheshire
·  Salary
£ 70000 - £ 80000 / Year
·  Job type
·  Industry
Science and Research
·  External Reference
·  Category
Science - Earth & Environmental Sciences

Job Title: Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Industry: Medical Device Manufacturing

Location: Winsford

Position Type: 5 Month Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 per annum (£29,116 - £33,333 pro rata)

About The Company

Join a pioneering team at a UK-based company specializing in advanced wound care and wound closure products. An organisation dedicated to developing and manufacturing world-leading solutions that enhance patient care. With a wealth of resources and specialized expertise, they offer a unique opportunity to be part of a team involved in every aspect of product design, development, and manufacture.

Job Description


To ensure the Health & Safety of all employees across the businesses in the UK, with specific focus on the role holders assigned operational division.

Key Responsibilities

·  Drive a culture of "Safety First" and "Zero Harm".

·  To ensure that activities within the appointed operational division do not pose any danger to the environment and promote sustainable practices and process.

·  Developing a culture of "Safety First" and "Zero Harm".

·  Coaching and developing of employees at all levels in relation to EHSS areas, by walking the shopfloor, coaching, and developing staff to be "Safety Ambassadors".

·  Driving expected EHSS standards to reduce and mitigate risk of accident/incident/losses to meet business objectives, moving towards a "Zero Harm" environment.

·  Maintain and develop following continual improvement environmental, health, safety and sustainable (EHSS) working conditions for all employees. Following EHS objectives and Group development plans.

·  Working with the r leadership teams to ensure industry leading working practices are developed and become habitual.

·  Drive Compliance with Appropriate Management systems and local/international legislation.

·  Supporting and championing both internal and external audits and certifications (ISO 14001 & ISO 50001).

·  Liaise with external enforcement agencies in allocated operational areas to ensure correct working practices are employed and no adverse risks and/or prosecutions are brought.

·  Ensure reported EHSS events at all levels are reported, investigated, analysed for route cause and where appropriate corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence are instigated.

·  Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all areas of EHSS, where required to develop working practices.

·  Lead and manage both Group and divisional EHSS initiatives with site and divisional leadership teams.

·  Lead internal and external site audits and visits where these relate to EHSS activity.

·  Ensure compliance with both Local, National, and where appropriate international EHSS legislation, sharing information, knowledge, and good practice.

·  Conduct regular planned and unplanned audits of sites/processes and projects within area of control.

·  Project Management and/or support for Divisional and local EHSS projects.

·  Oversight and supporting Management of key EHSS related activities at all divisional locations, including COSHH, Risk Assessment and Environmental matters.

·  Production of monthly and other requested EHSS management reports, project updates.

·  Determine and drive risk reduction activity.

·  Ensuring training needs are EHSS activity are identified, and appropriate plans put in place were required.

·  To develop divisional EHSS forecasts and support the wider Group EHSS forecast in the planning's, processes, and cost allocation of EHSS activities.

·  Work with Directors of divisional area providing support, challenge, coaching and direction, whilst managing their own time and resource.

·  Support in HR activities such as investigations, disciplinary and grievance processes in relation to EHSS matters.

·  Ensure divisional locations have in place contractor, permits to work and visitor processes. Through auditing and review processes.

·  Where required working Occupational Health providers.

·  Understand and deliver change management processes.

·  Able to make effective decisions to deliver corporate Objectives.

·  Develop and responsible for controlling Divisional EHSS forecasts and budget.

·  Company requirements to comply with any applicable legislation.

·  Where serious or imminent danger is found or suspected the ability to stop process/production or location undertaking such activity until safety and environmental expectations/actions have been met.

·  In the areas of EHSS to raise immediately to the Senior Manager any areas of immediate concern which could require the implementation of the Group Crisis Management Process.


·  Qualified to appropriate diploma/NVQ/Trade or Technical level.

·  Health, Safety and Environmental Knowledge in Manufacturing - Medical Device Environment (Preferred).

·  Member of a recognised EHSS organisation (IOSH/IEMA)

·  Pro-active in keeping up to date with both local and international EHSS developments, potential process changes and upcoming changes in applicable legislation.

·  Good working knowledge of Microsoft and EHS software packages.

·  Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively orally and in writing to a wide and varied audience.

·  Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively relying on developed skills and knowledge to achieve EHSS objectives.

·  Ability to analyse business needs and make recommendations based on sound business knowledge and commercial acumen.

·  Ability to respond flexibly to change, sometime at short notice.

·  Understanding of and ability to maintain confidentiality and proprietary data and systems.


·  Annual incentive bonus

·  Life Cover

·  Penson contribution up to 6%

·  Dental Insurance

·  Employee share scheme

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