Health Safety and Environment Lead

Job Title: Health Safety and Environment Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-08-26 00:00:00
Reference: 441103643
Contact Name: Aisling Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 19, 2019 08:23

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has come up to work for a Global Manufacturing company at their growing manufacturing site in Reading as their Health Safety and Environmental Lead. This is an opportunity to work for a company who really care about their staff, work as a team and help each other reach and drive towards excellence. They operate a no blame culture which in turn results in people being open and honest, working with each other to achieve a common goal.

This role has the balance of requiring the technical expertise of a health and safety professional but also the softer skills of a motivated, team player who knows how to influence and move forward a culture that requires engagement at a levels. This would suit an experienced health and safety advisor or a manager.

Key responsibilities:

• You will be responsible for all EHS on site, being a visible and engaging leader on site.
• You will manage the systems (ISO 14001) and review, analyse and investigate the KPIs.
• Obtain EHS permits and licences in line with the regulations.
• Drive and support a positive, proactive culture and improve safety behaviours across the sites.
• Work closely across departments and external stakeholders and build a strong rapport.
• Drive accountability across the site for EHS.
• Adapt and deliver a bespoke training to all staff.
• Ensure the business is compliant to current legislation and regulations.
• Devise and deliver monthly reports to line manager.
• Provide support and guidance for all members of the management team.


• Enthusiastic, robust and engaging.
• Hands on and able to support development of the strategy.
• Driven in their approach and able to adapt to a changing site under a lot of pressure.
• Strong Leadership skills.
• Able to influence, gain buy -in with strong communication skills.

Required qualifications/experience:

• Diploma Level qualified in Health and Safety.
• Degree in engineering or other discipline would be desired.
• Experience in working within a manufacturing or engineering environment.
• ISO 14001 management experience.

If this position is of interest to you then please apply or send your CV directly to