Health and Safety Manager

  • Permanent
  • Mirfield, West Yorkshire
  • Posted: 4th June 2019
  • Salary: Up to £42000 per annum
  • Duration:
  • Reference: BBBH4908
  • Industry: Chemical and Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Mirfield, West Yorkshire
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Skills: COMAH, IOSH, NEBOSH, Management, Health and Safety

This Health and Safety Manager position is with a globally leading speciality chemical manufacturer. This company is currently succession planning with a high number of senior stakeholders within the business set to retire over the next few years. Due to this the company offers a tried and tested progression path, regularly recruiting internal candidates for senior positions within the company. Personal and career development is high on the agenda when working in this business with unparalleled opportunities to progress your career.

Taking this opportunity as a Health and Safety Manager would mean working for a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power and municipal markets. Recently there has been millions of pounds of investment on site to ensure maintenance of their status as one of the most innovative and dynamic manufacturers in the world.

Responsibilities of the Health and Safety Manager:

  • Regulatory and Legislative responsibility for all EHS requirements and EHS industry development
  • Encourage a zero-incident mind-set and set the EHS expectations for engineering personnel
  • Coaching and training employees of EHS standards, policies and programs
  • Engaging in a personal and career development training programme to support in progression through the company

The successful Health and Safety Manager will ideally have a degree in a relevant engineering discipline and previous experience within a manufacturing environment, chemical environment or other heavy industry environment. Applicants educated to at least NVQ Level 6 will also be considered. Ideally applicants will have a NEBOSH Certificate or Diploma in the relevant discipline. Candidates with an MIOSH or CMIOSH would also be considered.

Any experience of COMAH, ATEX, DSEAR or similar regulations would be a distinct advantage. Experience working with the following titles would also be advantageous: Environment Officer, Health and Safety Manager, HSE or SHE or EHS Consultant / Advisor.

Alongside the salary the company also offer an excellent company benefits package, including an 18% pension, private medical care, life assurance, annual bonus and gym membership.

To be considered for this position please apply directly



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