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HS&E Manager

Newmarket, Suffolk
£50,000 to £70,000
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

HS&E Manager

Location: Kentford

Hours: Flexible day shift hours, 9am - 6pm and 11am - 8pm

Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum, depending on experience


  • Managing a team of people dedicated to Health, Safety and the environment
  • Liaise with colleagues to ensure a consistent approach to health and safety across all sites and satellite offices. This will require visiting all premises as and when required
  • Keep the company up to date with all legislative requirements, updating relevant policies and procedures where necessary and maintaining company compliance
  • Carry out, record, communicate and implement workplace, fire, first aid, manual handling COSHH and DSE and environmental risk assessments and produce safe systems of work
  • Carry out HSE Induction Training for New Team Members and site visitors and monitor existing staff
  • Produce and or develop and deliver Health, Safety and Environmental training courses
  • Produce and deliver a programme of effective Toolbox talks on relevant topics considering workplace incidents, observations, changes in work practice and legislation and training requirements
  • Assist with the implementation of H&S Training plans
  • Carry out RIDDOR reporting
  • Carry out accident, incident and near miss investigations and analysis. Establish root causes and effective PCA s and implement measures for continual improvement and the reduction in incident rates
  • Manage the accurate recording of observations, near misses and incidents
  • Analyse health, safety and environmental data including but not limited to incidents and observations to establish trends with a view to improving health and safety on site and reducing accidents and environmental incidents
  • Manage external Health and Safety Audits to ISO 45001 and Environmental audits to ISO 14001 and any customer audits that are deemed appropriate
  • Manage a programme of internal audits including planning, conducting and reporting to a suitable level, managing and implementing changes where necessary
  • Be instrumental in the implementation and maintenance of BS EN ISO 45001 & 14001 and any other relevant management system with a view to continual improvement
  • Be proactive in introducing health and safety initiatives to improve health, safety and well-being on site with a view to reducing accident and incident rates
  • Be proactive in introducing environmental initiatives to improve our environmental impact, reducing our carbon footprint, improving our sustainability and reducing incident rates
  • Manage the planning, implementation and recording of all operational plant and equipment inspections and monitoring under current legislation including but not limited to LOLER, PUWER, Working at Height, Confined Space, Gas safe and air and noise surveys
  • Manage an effective Contractor evaluation process including on-site management of Contractors in line with legislative requirements, ISO 45001 and best practice
  • Carryout site inspections to ensure compliance with legislation, management systems and our company procedures and safe systems of work
  • Be instrumental in the selection, maintenance and issue of PPE and RPE
  • Any other adhoc duties to enable the effective running of the department

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years experience within this or similar manufacturing, construction or heavy plant industry and the dangers associated with this
  • Experience with ISO 14001 and 45001
  • Management experience, proven ability to lead a team
  • Experience in CHAS, ACHILLES or other relevant standards
  • Excellent knowledge of health and safety legislation with the ability to put said knowledge into practice in an operational manner
  • Excellent communication skills across all levels.
  • Excellent written skills
  • Proficient in computers including Office packages and Outlook.
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to put findings into practice


  • NEBOSH General Certificate as a Minimum. NEBOSH Diploma, NVQ Level 5 or equivalent preferred
  • IEMA qualification desirable
  • Train the trainer qualification
  • Be a member of IOSH, desirable
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  • Job Reference: 663272228-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: JLD Recruitment Ltd
    JLD Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Newmarket, Suffolk
  • Salary: £50,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent