Health and Safety Manager

Derbyshire Permanent
  • Be a key player on driving standards and efficiency's to the next level
  • Be a pivotal influence in a positive culture change across the facility

About Our Client

Michael Page Engineering are working in partnership with an industrial manufacturing business in the Derbyshire area to find a Health and Safety Manager. This role will oversee all manufacturing operations and drive improvements across ISO standards 14001 and 45001. We are seeking a highly knowledgeable and passionate individual to join the leadership team as the Health and Safety Manager. This key leadership role requires a strong background in Health and Safety and an ability to influence at all levels of an organisation.

Our customers is a market leader in their field and support multiple industries in bespoke engineered products. The business is going through a growth curve and needs this new Health and Safety Manager to increase their safety systems and procedures

Job Description

We are seeking a highly knowledgeable and passionate individual to join this industrial manufacturing business as the Health and Safety Manager. This key leadership role requires a strong background in Health and Safety, a deep understanding of ISO standards (14001, and 45001), and preferably an engineering/technical background. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and implementing robust HSE practices throughout the organisation, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, and driving a culture of safety and continuous improvement. they will also:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive HSE strategy aligned with organisational goals and objectives.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and direction to the HSE team, promoting a culture of safety, compliance, and continuous improvement.
  • Monitor and evaluate existing HSE processes, policies, and procedures to identify areas for improvement and develop appropriate corrective actions.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation, industry standards, and ISO standards (14001, and 45001).
  • Conduct regular risk assessments, audits, and inspections to identify potential hazards and implement effective control measures.
  • Lead incident investigation processes, analysing root causes, and implementing preventive measures to minimize the risk of recurrence.
  • Develop and deliver HSE training programs to employees at all levels, promoting awareness and understanding of best practices.
  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure the effectiveness of HSE initiatives and report on performance to senior management.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Engineering, Operations, and Human Resources, to integrate HSE requirements into business processes and projects.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends, regulatory changes, and emerging best practices in HSE, and proactively recommend improvements to the organisation.

The Successful Applicant

The successful applicants with have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (Engineering, Environmental Science, Occupational Health and Safety, or related disciplines) is preferred.
  • Professional certifications such as NEBOSH, IOSH, or equivalent are highly desirable.
  • Extensive experience in a leadership HSE role within an industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
  • Proven track record of implementing effective HSE management systems, driving cultural change, and delivering measurable results.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess risks and develop practical solutions.
  • Familiarity with engineering principles and processes is advantageous.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects simultaneously, with a strong attention to detail.

What's on Offer

A competitive salary package and the opportunity to make a significant impact on the organisation's HSE performance. If you are a dynamic, results-oriented professional with a passion for safety and continuous improvement, we encourage you to apply for this challenging and rewarding position

Joe Walton
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+44 7920 237890

Job summary

Job function
Health, Safety & Environment
Health, Safety & Environment
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Joe Walton
Consultant phone
+44 7920 237890
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