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Environmental Health and Safety Manager - Europe

£60,000 to £85,000
Job Type
1 Jul 2021
Our client are one of the one of the largest American-owned companies in the spirits and wine business and they are recruiting for an Environmental Health and Safety Manager to be responsible for their European region

You will be responsible for the development and implementation of all environmental, health and safety regulatory compliance and environmental sustainability activities at our clients seven European production facilities in Scotland, France, Ireland, and the Netherlands. You will drive responsible production EHS culture throughout the EU Production teams. Time allocated would be 75% Scotland, 10% France, 10% Ireland, 5% Netherlands.

Key Qualifications

FMCG industry experience is essential
Degree qualified in Occupational Safety & Health, Environmental Sciences or Engineering, or Civil/Chemical engineering plus significant experience leading EHS compliance programs in a manufacturing environment, including process safety.
Demonstrated/proven working knowledge of transnational, national, and local EHS regulations, policies, ordinances, and rules in Europe and the US on EHS priorities
Demonstrated inclusive leadership and excellent communication skills. Ability to build and sustain excellent business relationships internally and externally.
Ability to travel to all European Global Production facilities and/or other locations.Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for driving the implementation of the company's EHS compliance programs and activities at facilities, including: auditing, monitoring, reporting, recordkeeping, and training.
Serve as a technical resource for facility environmental sustainability activities.
Develop and execute programs to minimize negative environmental impact of operations; seize opportunities for positive impacts.
Maintain working relationships with various NGOs and local, national, and transnational regulatory agencies concerning relevant EHS regulations and environmental sustainability impacts.
Ensure 100% compliance of plant operations with EHS regulatory requirements.
In collaboration with site leaders and front line leaders develop, implement, and operationalize site specific initiatives, programs and process improvements to:
Support Global Production's key performance indicators of SMQPDC, and lead with a Responsible Production mindset
Establish proactive Health and Safety culture and reduce risk taking behaviors to prevent incidents in the workplace.
Drive employee involvement and accountability in EHS performance at all levels of the organization.
Reduce injuries and illnesses, and champion continuous improvement programs to improve overall Health and Safety performance.
Reduce negative environmental impacts, and champion continuous improvement programs to improve overall Environmental performance and contribute to BF Environmental Sustainability targets.
Monitor EHS related costs (capital and operating), provide guidance to leadership on EHS requirements for capital requests, provide input into EHS related budgetary items, track performance to plan, and prepare reports and presentations on costs associated with EHS programs and metrics.
Develop and maintain excellent local and national EHS agency relationships.If this role sounds like something you would be interested in, please send your CV, ideally in Word format, via this site.

If this role is not quite right for you but you would like to have a conversation about other roles, please search and connect with me, Nikita Sheth, on LinkedIn.

We are NonStop, a leading provider of staffing solutions throughout Europe and now also in the US. We're passionate about connecting talent with opportunity and work non-stop to support our clients in hiring the best talent for their teams. Feel free to pop over to our website, NonStop Consulting, for more information, to browse all our roles, or to let us know how we can help you
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  • Job Reference: 318655470-2
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Nonstop Consulting
    Nonstop Consulting
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £60,000 to £85,000
  • Job Type: Permanent