Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Posted 24 June 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline HS&E / Health, Safety & Environment
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameAnne McCarthy
Expiry date 19 July 2024

Job description

Why Greencore? 


We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day.

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.

Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.


Here at Heathrow, we are a growing team with around 450 colleagues. We produce chilled & hot eat Food for Now products including salads, sandwiches & wraps, Protein Pots & snacking. As well as Food for Later products such as ready meals & sides for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Amazon Fresh, Asda, Aldi, Co-op, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s.



What you'll be doing


As a key member of the site leadership team provide build site management systems, develop improvement strategy, and plans for the site, establish site governance and performance metrics and provide professional support, coaching and guidance to other site leadership team members and their teams on all operational health, safety and environment matters. Needs to be a technical expert with detailed knowledge of HS&E law and its successful application. 


Key accountabilities:

  • Develop, manage and embed effective and consistent implementation of legal HS&E policies and procedures, across the site, to enable compliance and continuous improvement.  Ensure alignment with Group standards and processes and work with all people onsite to ensure HSE processes are live.
  • Provide legal and technical guidance, particularly the leaders and supervisors.  Drive, create and support the implementation initiatives to embed controls to mitigate risks arising from new/changing HSE legislation.
  • Through internal stakeholder engagement, design, develop, implement and manage programmes that grow the HSE brand, using technical knowledge and expertise to propose and develop a variety of initiatives that support culture maturity and improve behaviours that underpin site management and performance metrics.
  • Develop and deliver the Health, Safety and Environment strategy plan and roadmap to improve Health, Safety and Environment performance across all reactive and proactive metrics.
  • Develop, implement and providing site insight, governance, data and KPIs to drive improvements and effective risk management.
  • Establish and design local arrangement to deliver requirements for group reporting and governance.
  • Create systems and educate site teams to ensure effective investigation of all incidents.
  • Provide direction and coaching to develop sites HSE capability. Grow functional capability and expertise within the HSE team and colleagues on sites, to maximise performance and potential.
  • Co-ordinate and manage local stakeholder relationships (EA, HSE, Customers, auditors, community)
  • Ensure that legal statute is followed and applied correctly so that HSE incidents are managed reported to the enforcing authorities.
  • Lead and manage enforcement visits, external audits, customer visits successful completion
  • Lead the Health, Safety and Environment location’s audit programmes to ensure compliance with agreed standards and recommend areas for improvement
  • Assess needs, plan for improvement, and manage Security and security teams in site to improve site security arrangements on site. Ensure compliance with legal and customer requirements.


What we’re looking for


We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.


National / Professional qualification (preferably to degree level) in H&S Management

Proven experience in H&S management ideally gained in a manufacturing environment

Practitioner member of IEMA (PIEMA) or working towards with environmental qualifications

Demonstrable experience of continual technical development including current HSE legislation

Additional knowledge of Occupation Health, Security Management

Great soft skills to build momentum and passion on a goal. Influencing and motivating stakeholders all all levels of the site. Ability to be an effective and key member of the site leadership team

If this sounds like you join us, grow with Greencore and be a part of driving our future success.


What you’ll get in return


Competitive salary and job-related benefits


Pension up to 8% matched

Life insurance up to 4x salary

Company share save scheme

Greencore Qualifications

Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform

Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform


Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.