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Location: Knutsford, North West England, United Kingdom

HSE Manager

Knutsford, North West England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Mobberley, Knutsford

HARMAN Technology Limited, trading as ILFORD PHOTO, is a global market leader that has acquired over 150 years of specialist knowledge in black and white photographic products and a unique portfolio of equipment, facilities and expertise. This historic site, set in beautiful surroundings, is looking to regenerate and grow.

Today, the company has a comprehensive service offering contract coating, converting, warehousing and distribution as well as ongoing advances in new applications for silver halide technology through a world-class R&D function and a commitment to innovation.

Responsibilities & Duties

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and deliver a suitable SHE strategy for HARMAN.

  • Develop and deliver the annual Company SHE objectives and targets.

  • Develop and implement behaviour based cultural approach to SHE.

  • Monitor performance and recommend actions to achieve the strategy and culture.

  • Evaluate the workplace environment and through a gap analysis identify SHE policies, procedures and management systems that require improvement.

  • Provide expert SHE advice to teams throughout HARMAN and at all levels.

  • Ensure best practice is being delivered through extensive internal and external audit programme.

  • Develop Safe Systems of Work as appropriate and implement throughout the workforce (including visitors / sub-contractors).

  • Monitor all SHE and Chemical related legislation and propose methods of maintaining compliance to the Board, implement accordingly.

  • Build appropriate Safety Training and Refresher plans for the workforce, including delivery of training if appropriate and ability to demonstrate competence in training records.

  • Manage ROSPA applications and registrations and hosts other external audits and stakeholders such as BSI, HSE, EA and OHSAS.

  • Maintain and communicate all Company SHE related KPI's.

  • Ensure all accidents and near misses are rigorously reported, thoroughly investigated, and any recommendations are implemented. Provides analysis of accident/incident statistics, identifying trends and suggesting improvement plans.

  • Manage risk across the site - identify the key risks and develop strategies to reduce them to an acceptable level.

  • Provides technical support to Senior Management on any safety related subjects, including input into HAZOP meetings or documentation for tenders, procurement, installation, commissioning and / or decommissioning of plant and equipment.

  • Responds to customers SHE enquiries.

  • Recommend and write SHE information for website

  • Develop and implement a strategy for employees physical and mental health.

  • Acts as the crisis controller (via an on-call rota), in an emergency situation (e.g. chemical leak), acting and taking decisions to control the incident or disaster and mitigate risk to people, plant, environment, community and the company.

  • Undertake all activities in line with Company Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures and participate in the development of a safe and healthy workplace.

  • Required Skills & Experience

  • Professional qualifications in HSE (Nebosh Diploma) or significant and demonstrable experience in SHE.

  • Demonstrable experience of leading a Company Health, Safety and Environment function.

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills to influence change across the business

  • Able to build relationships and connections at all levels both internal and external to HARMAN.

  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills, including ability to identify underlying issues and cause and effect relationships.

  • Drive and commitment to deliver pragmatic results.

  • A passion for SHE and improving the safety culture of workplaces.

  • Powerful teamworking and relationship building skills

  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills applicable to all levels of the organisation.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Able to adopt a flexible approach to company requests within your level of responsibility, skill set, training and knowledge.

  • Behaviour & Attributes

  • Conscientious with drive.

  • Demonstrable communication skills.

  • Methodical approach.

  • Experienced with problem-solving

  • Proven team worker

  • Proficient computer skills

  • Ability to seeing a job through to the end.

  • Experience of working with a chemical and/or manufacturing environment

  • Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive Salary

  • Flexible day pattern, no shifts - With the option to extend holiday allowance

  • Excellent holiday entitlement, above the market comparators

  • Time off/paid leave for personal appointments

  • Pension

  • Free onsite parking

  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme and on site occupational health

  • Quarterly & Annual staff prize draws

    Why Apply?
    At the heart of Harman Technology is a warm and generous culture, alive with passion and authenticity. This is a unique job for a unique person! If you are excited by technical challenges, interested by diverse working and strive to make a difference then apply now!
    You will be supported by a company that allows you the autonomy to make a difference and bring your valued skills to the fore. In everything they do, this company takes pride in their product and as such this makes Harman Technology a great place to work!

    We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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