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Salary £-Attractive salary plus bonus and company car
Type Permanent
Job Reference J8654
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SHE Specialist


Our client is a global leader in metal recycling. A vacancy currently exists for SHE Specialist to take responsibility for Safety, Health and Environmental compliance across a number of operational sites in East Anglia.



Key Responsibilities:


  • Maintain operational compliance with the environmental Permits
  • Ensure environmental management systems (EMS) are effective and staff understand importance of the EMS
  • Be the site expert on environmental compliance and ensure the management team fully understand the requirements
  • SHE point of focus for EA/HSE visits/audits, with full support from the management team
  • Identify high hazard activities and ensure controls are in place. If they are not, highlight to management team and put a time bound action plan in place
  • Strong efforts around safety culture
  • Strong efforts and direction around Stop Work Authority
  • Strong efforts around Life Rules and the safe systems of works for high hazard activities
  • Development and implementation of Safety Management System
  • Occupational health improvements
  • Overview of SHE training requirements, priorities and implementation
  • Risk Management processes and implementation to reduce risk on site
  • Incident investigation and Root Cause Analysis
  • Audits and inspections
  • Team meetings and SHE communications




  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong communication and public speaking skills
  • Degree in Environmental Science, Process Safety, Engineering or Occupational Safety & Health or similar.
  • Detailed understanding of the SHE risks and regulatory regime as it relates to recycling including machinery, plant and transport safety.
  • Root Cause Analysis skills and experience
  • Able to retain a calm and analytical approach when investigating accidents and major incidents
  • Experienced in effectively managing key internal and external relationships.
  • Ability to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others
  • Recognise how culture can impact on the SHE performance of the business.
  • Excellent IT skills (Microsoft office) and experience of H&S management systems.
  • Ability to handle and interpret data, evidence and documentation and produce clear and concise reports.
  • Full UK driving licence
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a SHE role ideally gained within waste/recycling, food production or chemical manufacturing.


Ref: J8654


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