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SHE Manager
Yorkshire and the Humber - Batley, West Yorkshire WF17 5JE

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Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Manager

Location: Fox’s Biscuits, Yorkshire

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Whether you’re a “Nibbler, Dunker or a Full Packet Muncher” – We’re all about being the best biscuit bakery in Britain!

We are currently recruiting Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Manager for our Batley bakery at one of the UK’s most loved brands, Fox’s Biscuits; makers of the Party Ring, Chunkie Cookies, Chocolatey, Fabulously and many more.

The SHE Manager will champion Safety, Health & Environmental management on site and actively promote a developing safety culture within the site, being engaged in the delivery of inductions and the continued education of all colleagues in SHE related activities. They will act as the site’s expert resource on all SHE matters and employer liability claims being the key contact with enforcement bodies and emergency services. They will continually develop and improve the sites safety and environment management system, implementation and monitoring of site SHE policies and procedures to reduce accident frequencies and improve our environmental performance.

The successful candidate will have worked in a similar Health and Safety Management position ideally within the Food manufacturing or FMCG sectors. The SHE Manager will report directly into the site GM and will be part of the Senior Management team on site, therefore senior stakeholder management experience is required. They will also have knowledge and experience of Environmental / Sustainability practices, extensive working knowledge of Health and Safety practices and a proven track record of implementing and maintaining these practices.

This is an exciting time to join Fox’s Biscuits as we are growing, and we’ve also recently joined the global confectionery business – Ferrero!

This is where you come in…

As the SHE Manager you will provide advice and support to the site in the planning, measuring, reviewing and auditing on SHE activities, in line with up to date legislation, to meet legal requirements, and company policies and procedures in line with SMT / Site / Business strategy.

You will manage the SHE function contributing to continuous improvement projects, whist ensuring SHE requirements are still met, this includes support for staff to ensure delivery of objectives. You will also provide strategies to plan and organise work systems to reduce SHE associated risks and recommending suitable adaptations to plant, machinery and processes.

The SHE Manager is responsible for maintaining Employer’s Liability & other records to ensure confidentiality and compliance with GDPR. Along with implementing and monitoring accident and incident investigation, reporting and analysis with real focus on trends utilising available data to drive a positive performance on a continual basis

You will ensure robust reporting regimes are in place for SHE statistics and KPI’s to both the site senior management team and Exec

About you

Previous experience within management / head of SHE role within Food manufacturing working alongside senior functional leaders

Extensive knowledge of Health and Safety law and proven track record of implementation and maintenance of these processes to ensure compliance.

Expert knowledge of best practice, Industry standards and implementation of these with a clear understanding on how to tap into industry wide best practice

Good knowledge of Environmental / Sustainability practices with the ability to adopt and implement

Understanding on how local Government departments work and the ability to proactively engage to develop a good working relationship with key stakeholders

Agile – thinking and behaviours

Previous People Management experience including individual’s development


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