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Salary £- Attractive salary plus bonus and car allowance
Type Permanent
Job Reference J8658
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SHE Manager

Our client is a global leader in metal recycling. A vacancy currently exists for SHE Manager to take responsibility for Safety, Health and Environmental compliance across a number of operational sites in the Midlands and South West Region.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop SHE Coordinators within the team to reach potential. Day to day management and leadership of the Regional SHE team.
  • Maintain operational compliance with the environmental Permits. Main point of focus for any permit applications or modifications
  • Ensure environmental management systems (EMS) are effective and staff understand importance of the EMS
  • Be the regional 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 coordinator 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
  • Full integration with the regional operations team to support them and improve SHE performance.
  • 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


  • 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 5 years’ experience in a SHE role ideally gained within waste/recycling, food production or chemical manufacturing.

Ref: J8658

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