Safety Manager - Bradford

  • by Solid Recruit
  • Location Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK
  • Salary £45,000 - £50,000 / year
  • 69 days ago
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Job Description:

Safety Manager - Bradford

We need candidates from a large manufacturing company who has leadership experience before. 

They will have 5 people directing into them.

Compliance-coaching-training-contractors-emergency plans etc.

Key things to look for here:

- Degree level in Chemistry, Process Safety, Engineering

- A lot of experience gained in manufacturing environment

- COMAH experience

- Leadership experience in a similar role is essential!

- Safety Qualifications (NEBOSH, CMISOH, IOSH etc)


The company:

We create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our companies supply raw materials to most industries in the UK, including agriculture, automotive, chemicals, construction, energy and pharmaceuticals. We have nearly 1400 employees in UK.

The site:

Our Bradford site is one of the largest and most productive single site chemical plants in the UK. The site primarily manufactures products used to enhance industrial processing in various industries such as papermaking, mining, oil extraction, wastewater treatment and textile processing. It also manufactures ingredients used in home and personal care products, such as thickening agents. The site is approximately 50 acres with 11 main production facilities and approximately 600 employees. It has an excellent safety and environmental record and enjoys strong links with the local community.


What you can expect:

As Safety Manager, your main responsibilities will be to maintain compliance with Occupational, Process and Fire Safety legislation and Responsible Care
requirements and promote and facilitate a continuously improving Safety Culture, and associated EHS performance.

o Reporting to the Environment, Health, Safety and Quality Manager, you will lead a team of 5 Safety professionals in providing expert leadership, guidance and support to the Bradford and Grimsby sites.

o You and your team will improve the sites' EHS performance through clear and visible communication of performance, auditing, identification and application of best practice, sharing of learning, training and coaching the workforce/contractors.

o Key focus areas for the team include managing COMAH compliance, ensuring the sites have suitable emergency plans and arrangements in place, maintaining the sites' Permit to Work system, contractor management, accident investigation and risk assessments.

o You will work closely with other managers, particularly our Production and Engineering teams, to support the continuous improvement of our sites. You will take an active leadership role in our emergency plan, on a rota basis.

o Finally, you will provide leadership to your team and ensure performance, competence and development is actively managed.


What we expect:

o You are educated ideally to degree level (or equivalent) in Chemistry, Process Safety or Engineering.
o You have gained 5 years' experience in a manufacturing environment (preferably on a COMAH site), some of which will ideally be in a management position.

o Also, you have a strong working knowledge of Safety legislative requirements, supported by a recognised professional Safety qualification (e.g., NEBOSH, Diploma, MSc in Safety related discipline, CMIOSH) or demonstrable experience.
o You have excellent time, work and people management skills, as well as good communication and networking skills.

o Finally, you are comfortable and competent in information technology skills.

We offer
Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.
Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

Key skills

Maintaining compliance with Occupational, Process and Fire Safety legislation, leading a team of 5, Bradford and Grimsby sites.

  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info Excellent Benefits
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience 2+ years
  • Career Level Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)