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Environmental, Health & Safety Assistant

  • Location

    Kidderminster, Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Anthony Andrews

  • Contact email:

    anthony@hewett-recruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    AA30525_1570437095

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

The Company

A business with a truly global reach, developing speciality products and technologies to help their customers create new, improved and sustainable products.

The Role

As EHS (Environmental, Health & Safety) Assistant you will be part of the EHS team with a primary focus environmental and compliance requirements. The position reports to the EHS Specialist.

Responsibilities

*Support the maintenance management and development of the facility EHS management system, specifically the OHSA18001 (working towards the migration to ISO45001), ISO14001 and Responsible Care (RC14001) EHS management systems and databases.
*To assist in implementing compliance to existing and emerging EHS Corporate Standards, and to create, document, review and re-formulate new or existing procedures and work instructions.
*Participate in ISO and Responsible Care EHS management systems audits, both internal and external.
*Assist and support the 'Zero Incident' behavioral programme to drive and improve the Safety Culture of the facility.
*Use tools such as Hazard Identification, risk assessments, Job observation, Behavior Based Safety, 'Near Hit' incident investigation, Hazops and others.
*To liaise with all facility departments where required to help ensure that all tasks are performed in a safe manner, and in compliance with all local regulations, company standards and requirements.
*Develop, implement and support the annual EHS facility tactical Plan, to support and work towards designated corporate EHS goals & targets.
*To carry out and support a range of EHS specific risk assessments, including workplace, COSHH, and ergonomic and assist in the resolution of actions related to findings from those type of assessments.
*Assist in and support the facility safety committee: with documenting of minutes, feedback and active participation.
*Assist in and support the security and Emergency Response Plan with participation in annual drills, training and follow ups actions resolution.
*Assist and co-ordinate in the quantification and collation of the facilities' EHS "Key Performance Indicators".
*Participate in cross divisional EHS programmes in the EMEA Region.
*Engage in facility MOC's (management of change).
*Ensure regulatory compliance with the requirements of current and emerging regulations such as - maintain permits; waste and recycling programmes.
*Interface with external regulatory agencies.

Requirements

*Experience in an EH&S role.
*Experience in internal auditing would be advantageous.
*Good understanding of EH&S legislation and standards.
*Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
*Able to work accurately and with high levels of attention to detail.
*Ability to prioritise workload.
*To work well independently and as part of a team.
*Ability to evaluate data.
*Proficient use of PC based computer systems.

£23,000 - £25,000 annual salary.
Based in Kidderminster.
Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 5pm. Friday 8:30am to 2pm.