Environmental, Health & Safety Lead

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1441080

 Job Description

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Heath, Safety and Environmental Lead to join the team in Kerry Foods, Portadown. The HSE Lead is responsible for driving the Health, Safety and Environment agenda at site level.


About the role:

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Heath, Safety and Environmental Lead to join the team in Kerry Foods, Portadown.

 

The HSE Lead is responsible for driving the Health, Safety and Environment agenda at site level and will be the subject matter expert for the site and ensure compliance to all HSE related legislation, group policies and standards.

 

This role will build collaborative relationships within the site team, across manufacturing sites and the central HSE team and share best practice and learnings to help improve the function. The HSE Lead will also be the main point of contact in liasing with the competent authorities, for audits and issue resolution and will drive key HSE initiatives on site to support delivery of Site Metrics and Group KPIs.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • To be the subject matter expert in HSE and drive compliance to all HSE legislation and group policies.
  • Drive accurate and timely completion of Accident Investigations Reports and hold teams to account for close out actions and sharing learnings.
  • Drive compliance to KFSS, escalate gaps in the standards and keep as a high priority for the Site Leadership Team.
  • To ensure the HSE management systems are maintained, developed and compliant for all external and internal audits, including ISO 14001 & KFSS.
  • Ensure serious issues are escalated and key learning shared with business.
  • To effectively train key elements of HSE at site and support this training at other Kerry Sites.
  • To be the competent authority key contact on site and host visits and audits.
  • Support the business in delivering both business and site sustainability projects: Champions 12.3, WRAP, Group Sustainability targets of CO2, water, waste and plastic reduction.
  • Drive and collate site KPI’s and hold sites to account for hitting targets.

 

Experience:

  • Ideally have a key qualification in HSE for example NEBOSH –> However we can support this training for a candidate who had the right skill set and desire to learn.
  • Experience of influencing key stakeholders and driving change on site.
  • Experience in building networks within and across sites to share best practice.
  • Standard setting and holding people to account to drive standards forward.

 

Characteristics:

  • Ability to decipher, understand and implement key legislative information at site level.
  • Positive influencer who can make an impact on the site and senior teams to drive change.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal with a variety of internal and external contacts.
  • Strong organisational skills & project management skills.

 

Kerry Foods is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.