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Safety, Health and Environment Manager

Jarvis Johnson
Competitive Salary
Closing date
11 Jun 2021

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Our client, a leading international food processor is looking to appoint a Safety, Health and Environment Manager. Reporting to the Group SHE Manager, the SHE Manager will support the site in driving Safety, Health and Environmental performance – focusing on delivering & tracking strategic initiatives & improvement programmes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • There will be a clear focus on delivering customer CSR requirements, including cost savings and new initiatives.
  • Managing progression towards group standard on environmental, ethical and lean management.
  • Focusing on long term vision of making the site self-sufficient in the management of SHE issues and leading the change towards an intervention culture.
  • Working with all key stakeholders to develop and maintain a positive HSE culture.
  • Advising, guiding and coaching management on all matters relating to environment, health & safety and take direct responsibility for reportees
  • Supporting improvement projects at site and at group level.
  • Ensuring understanding and implementation of management systems in line with ISO 14001 and ISO45001 where appropriate.
  • Supporting the group utility reduction programme and supporting on projects to deliver resource efficiency savings, identifying areas to reduce cost and maximise profit.
  • Providing 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 ensuring they are working effectively.
  • Reviewing and advising on evidence of the determination of liability claims.
  • Studying trend analysis from accidents/incidents, audit findings and advise management on areas of improvement.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a Food Manufacturing environment is essential.
  • Experience of managing and influencing positive changes within an organisation, supporting the development of a Health & Safety culture across the site.
  • A NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent) holder in Occupational Health & Safety is a minimum requirement.
  • Systems knowledge is essential. specifically in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to build strong working relationships at all levels
  • First class communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Meticulous organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines.
  • Management systems experience and auditing – e.g. ISO14001, ISO4500.
  • Knowledge of current and future UK and EU environmental and health & safety legislation.
  • IEMA Associate member (ideal)
  • Lead Auditor (ideal)

The Company:

  • One of the UK’s leading food processors
  • Sites operating to the highest industry standards, where Food Safety and Quality are a key priority
  • The company continues to grow a sustainable business through strategic investment to deliver the quality and added value they know their consumers want.
  • Safety is not just a priority but a condition. The company is committed to people, safety, sustainability and quality as the foundations of their forward-looking business.

The role will be site based working Monday to Friday, with flexibility to meet the needs of the business.  The role commands a competitive salary and will involve some travel to other sites so ideally you will have a full driving licence.

If you are interested, then please respond AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4533 with an updated CV and an indication of your salary requirements.



Jarvis Johnson is a Specialist Recruitment and Interim Management Agency, set up by Technical Managers and “Placing Technical First” for the Food Manufacturing Industry.

We have a total database of over 6,500 candidates within our specialist areas of Technical, Quality and NPD, built up over the last 20 years.  

We identify candidates with specialist experience, seeking referrals from influential candidates within the market, combined with advertising on Food Industry specific and generalist job boards as well as searching external databases and our very wide LinkedIn Network.

We truly believe in building strong relationships with both our candidates and clients and we go the extra mile to find candidates who really fit in terms of experience, skills and personality/ culture fit.

If you’re an Interim Manager who wants to be notified on upcoming assignments or you are looking for a new permanent role and want to be kept updated on new vacancies then please email an updated CV together with location and remuneration details to

If you are representing a Food Company and want to find out more about our Recruitment / Interim Management  services then please email  for a copy of our Terms of Business or call 01302 366967 to speak to our ex-Technical Manager Managing Director, Lisa Johnson


Find Us
01302 366967
70-72 Nottingham Road
NG18 1BN
United Kingdom
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