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Health Safety & Environment Manager

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Date: 07-Jan-2022

Location: Barnsley, GB

Company: Premier Foods

A great British food company 

Premier Foods is one of Britain’s biggest listed food companies, employing over 4,000 colleagues at 15 manufacturing sites and offices up and down the country.

Many of our brands have been part of UK life for more than a century and you’ll find them in 94% of British households.


At Premier foods we believe in inclusion, authenticity and individuality. We aim to ensure all existing and potential colleagues are given equitable opportunities and are respected, valued and encouraged to bring their true authentic selves to work no matter who they are, what they look like, who they love or what they believe in. Our culture is one where everyone is welcome. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our Carlton Bakery for a Health Safety & Environment Manager to join the Site Leadership Team.


The successful candidate will work in partnership with the Factory General site leadership and management team to lead, manage and continually develop a proactive safety and environmental culture to meet the strategic business needs of the Company.  You will have responsibility for ensuring the site complies with all health, safety and environmental legislation and Premier Standards.


What you will be doing:

  • Design, develop and deliver a SHE strategy for the site
  • Advise site management on legal compliance and best practice, ensuring all current SHE legislation is complied with and future legislation is understood and planned for
  • Accountable for the development, management and co-ordination of risk, safety and environmental related systems and processes
  • Work with the leadership team to develop and implement site wide initiatives to embed behavioural safety and best practice approaches
  • Maintain the site’s OHSAS18001 H&S certificate and ISO14001:2015 environmental management system and certificate.
  • Lead, develop and engage the HS&E team


What we need from you:

  • At least 2 years experience of working in a FMCG environment responsible for Health, Safety & Environment
  • NEBOSH Diploma or National General Certificate
  • IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management or equivalent qualification or experience of maintaining ISO14001 environmental management systems
  • Knowledge of SHE legislation
  • Previous Audit experience and ability to lead internal and external health, safety & environmental auditing teams
  • Willing to be flexible and work outside office hours when required
  • Travel to other Premier sites or training locations as necessary


What we offer you in return

  • Competitive salary
  • Up to 7.5% pension
  • Life assurance
  • Access to an employee discount scheme
  • Onsite parking facilities
  • Holiday purchase scheme