Job Description

Environmental H&S Manager – Gloucestershire – Up to £40,000 p.a.

A well-established international manufacturing company has moved to the Gloucestershire area.

If you are keen to work for a company who pride themselves on excellence, ownership, simplicity & partnership then this Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager role could be for you!

If you have the skills below and are looking to work for a multinational and dynamic company, please apply

The EHS Manager will lead efforts that drive towards a safe working environment for all the company’s partners, customers, visitors, and outside contractors in the assigned location(s).

S/he will be responsible for the implementation of successful environmental and safety programs accomplished through coordination of Federal, State, and local regulations and by building a “safety comes first” attitude amongst the company’s partners.

The EHS Manager will have responsibility to work with plant leadership in leading the safety and environmental programs at the company’s location(s). They will also be overseeing all Safety and Environmental training in the plant.

The EHS Manager will work with hourly support staff to ensure that appropriate adult learning techniques are applied and appropriate checklists and other applicable learning tools (e.g., VWI’s, e-learning, classroom via vendors) are developed, updated, and utilized.


  • Compliance – Lead efforts to improve safety and environmental compliance for applicable programs. lead direct reports, leaders and partners that support the programs.
  • Written Programs – Lead EHS team in development, maintenance, and improvement of applicable Environmental, Health and Safety written programs.
  • Responsible for tracking and meeting deadlines for all Safety and Environmental Programs
  • Training – Oversee and administer Safety and Environmental training in the plant. This training will involve assuring the proper training of hourly and salary partners and overseeing the processes to properly document the training.
  • Inspections – Know and understand the Safety and Environmental SOPs. Lead as required (and as defined in the environmental and safety inspection SOPs) during regulatory agency inspections by external safety and/or environmental agencies or customers.
  • Incident Inspections – Work collaboratively with partners and leaders to identify root cause of incidents such as spills, safety incidents, recordables and other EHS issues
  • Stay current and attend required Safety and Environmental training to maintain required certifications.
  • Behavior Based Safety – Conduct partner safety observations (PSO) training for the leaders in the plant. Validate both quantity and quality of observations continuously improves.
  • Accountable for plant safety budget
  • Worker’s Comp – Work with HO Safety and plant HR to successfully drive plant worker’s comp cases to resolution.
  • Projects – Participate in initiatives or projects outside of plant(s) responsibility on an as needed basis.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or License / Certification in Occupational Safety, Health, or Environmental fields if accompanied by relevant experience and demonstrated performance
  • 3-5 years experience
  • Creation of safety programs; training programs, conduct plant audits to identify regulatory improvement opportunities, ways to reduce potential injuries, and convey to plant leadership, generate reports of audit findings
  • Service and Support
  • Knowledge of Safety and Environmental permitting, regulations and requirements for industrial applications is desired. Proven ability to provide timely documentation and excellent organizational skills is required.
  • Systems Capability
  • Must be able to proficiently utilize computer applications (Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel, Word, EHS Software platforms) to enhance performance and provide information to internal and external customers.
  • Communication Skills
  • Possess an ability to present, in both verbal and written format to both internal and external customers. Timely follow-up and response to both internal and external customers.
  • Teamwork
  • Demonstrated collaboration with all relevant parts of the business. Understand how to make team decisions and drive results.
  • Proactive / Initiative
  • Seeks potential opportunities and develops methods/processes to accomplish these opportunities. Has a self-starter attitude and proven ability to make decisions and effect change with direction from the plant manager and home office safety & environmental teams.

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