Safety Health & Environment (SHE) Manager

Silven Recruitment Limited
Greater Manchester
Closing date
6 Oct 2020

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Health & Safety
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Safety Health & Environment (SHE) Manager


Greater Manchester

Job Reference: GG/7834


One of the UK’s biggest food manufacturers is looking for a Safety Health & Environment (SHE) Manager to join their team in Manchester. The business supplies all major retailers as well as leading foodservice companies.

The role will support the site in driving Safety, Health and Environmental performance – focusing on delivering & tracking strategic initiatives & improvement programmes. You will focus on implementing aligned and prioritised goals from group to site level.


  • To advise, guide and coach management on all matters relating to environment, health & safety and take direct responsibility for staff
  • To manage, develop and support site SHE roles in driving site performance and day to day tasks.
  • Agreeing site action plans and monitoring performance.
  • Supporting improvement projects at site and at group level.
  • Communicate and monitor the delivery of the corporate strategy.
  • Ensure the standard application of management systems across site.
  • Ensure understanding and implementation of management systems in line with ISO 14001 and ISO45001 where appropriate.
  • Support the group utility reduction programme and support on projects to deliver resource efficiency savings, identifying areas to reduce cost and maximise profit.
  • Provide regular communications to key stakeholders on SHE best practice and initiatives.
  • Provide support to sites on achieving customers sustainability targets.
  • Auditing and monitoring performance against management system, policy and legal compliance, with site SHE roles.
  • Investigating incidents and enforcement activity to verify any proposed corrective and preventative actions and ensure they are working effectively.
  • Review and advise on evidence of the determination of liability claims.
  • Study trend analysis from accidents/incidents, audit findings and advise management on areas of improvement.

The Candidate

  • Management systems experience – e.g. ISO14001, ISO4500.
  • Current and future UK and EU environmental and health & safety legislation.
  • Management systems auditing.
  • Significant experience in health, safety and environmental management.
  • IEMA Associate member.
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent.
  • Lead Auditor

Next Steps

To apply for this role, please contact Gilbert Gregory at Silven on either 0161 832 7463 or quoting reference GG/7834.

The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

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  • Clarence House
  • 4 Clarence Street
  • Manchester
  • M2 4DW
  • GB
  • 0845 0036872
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