Health & Safety Implementation Manager


Ref: 223Monday 7 June 2021

Competitive Salary & Benefits package

Our client, a premier global automotive supplier are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Health & Safety Implementation Manager. As Health & Safety Implementation Manager you will report directly to the HR Manager and be responsible for ensuring that all health, safety and ergonomic standards are maintained and compliant to UK EHS regulatory framework and company policies.  

This position will be working 08.30 – 17.00 (Monday to Thursday) and 08.30 – 14.00 (Fridays) however, flexibility will be required at times. This opportunity commands a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate.    

Your key responsibilities will include: 

  • In conjunction with the Group HSE Director, develop the H&S strategy for the site
  • Execute the H&S risk management programme across the site covering all hazards and controls associated with the business
  • Responsibility for maintaining and compliance with ISO45001 Safety management systems
  • Accident reduction through risk reduction programmes
  • Operational H&S implementation & Support
  • Safety leadership
  • Behavioural based safety development
  • HSE Linx H&S & Ergo inc. Occupational health
  • Lead safety L&D programmes
  • Effective change management support
  • Ensure company’s Health and Safety policies and procedures are consistently applied based on the principles of the business’s Employee’s Charter, the Corporate and Divisional Health, Safety and Environmental and Ergonomic policy, as well as being in compliance with legislation
  • Promote and practice “safety first” by immediately addressing any hazards, defective equipment or unsafe conditions within the department
  • Conduct monthly safety and ergonomic audits and report results to division Leaders as well as offer improvement suggestions to fill the gap
  • Conduct monthly safety and ergonomic audits and report results to division Leaders as well as the General Manager 
  • Monitor new and amended legislation and remain current with the latest health, safety and ergonomic requirements
  • Review all accident/incident investigation reports and provide leadership in developing and implementing corrective actions
  • Maintain effective communication and coordination with all internal customers, plant Leaders and Team Members; maintain positive employee relations; listen to issues and concerns and respond within 48 hours
  • Plan and coordinate internal and external safety training for all Team members as well as ensuring that everyone is kept up to date on H&S changes
  • Continually evaluate the H&S processes in place and advise on any necessary changes required
  • Manage External Certification body surveillance visits and regulators 


To be successful in the role of Health & Safety Implementation Manager, you will possess the following qualities: 


  • Post-secondary education in safety engineering or equivalent experience in an industrial environment
  • Experience in health and Safety in the Automotive sector, Engineering or Manufacturing environment, preferred
  • Member of IEMA
  • Ergonomics
  • TS-16949 / IATF 16949
  • Working towards CMIOSH
  • Working knowledge of H&S legislation
  • Knowledge of control of substances, vibration, asbestos, Legionella, noise and work equipment
  • Experience of press work and fabrication processes
  • OHSAS18001 and ISO14001 lead auditor
  • Behavioural safety 
  • Ability to manage technical staff
  • Risk assessor
  • Investigator / problem solver
  • PC Literacy – MS office   

This position is based in Telford and is easily commutable from Birmingham, Shrewsbury, Cannock, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Wrexham, Bridgnorth, Stafford, Rugeley and Stoke on Trent.

If you are an experienced Health and Safety Implementation Manager, looking for a new exciting and varied opportunity, then please apply immediately.     

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