HSE Lead (Manufacturing)

£28,000 - £42,000 DEP ON EXP
Ellesmere Port


Karen Dennis
01270 629090 ext 301

The key purpose of the HSE Lead role is to maintain, review and continually improve and develop the company HSE policies, systems and procedures, ensuring the safety of all employees, visitors etc on site.


Key duties and activities will include:

  • Ensuring compliance with relevant HSE regulations
  • Maintaining the HSE policy and management system
  • Work with the management team, advising on latest legislation
  • Assisting plant performance, promoting safety and environmental improvement
  • Provide or source relevant training/development for employees
  • Proactively promote a positive safety culture, building HSE awareness among the workforce
  • Carrying out regular workplace safety audits and risk assessments, ensuring any remedial recommendations are implemented
  • Work with, manage and approve site contractors, ensuring compliance with H&S standards across the site
  • Ensuring all statutory requirements are being upheld on site – COSHH, LOLER etc
  • Ensuring high standards of H&S are adhered to, liaising with external parties when required
  • Maintaining accident statistics and reporting, analyse trends and propose/take remedial active where necessary
  • Investigate/arrange for all accidents and near misses to be investigated, preparing reports as required by RIDDOR
  • Assisting and supporting in the preparation of risk assessments
  • Providing support and advise to employees at all levels on H&S matter
  • Lead by example


Key skills and experience required:

  • Sound knowledge of UK HSE legislation
  • Strong track records of implementing continuous improvement techniques
  • Ability to devise and deliver H&S training
  • Experience of Behaviour Based Observation and GEMBA walks
  • Hands-on experience in a factory based H&S role
  • Experience of safety audits and risk assessments
  • Change management experience
  • Working knowledge of HSE management systems
  • NEBOSH General Certificate or Diploma or equivalent
  • IOSH membership
  • Commitment to own continual professional development
  • Tenacious and resilient
  • Ability to deal with people at all levels


Hours of work: Monday – Thursday, 8.15am – 5.00pm. Friday, 8.15am – 1.00pm

Holidays: 25 days + bank holidays

Generous contributory pension scheme



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