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Job: Facilities and HSE Manager

Active since 02-11-2018 Job category Quality / Health / Environment ...
Location Midsomer Norton Level Manager
Educational level Vocational / Diploma / As... Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 42 Salary £Competitive
Facilities and HSE Manager

Job Overview

We are looking for a competent and experienced HSE Manager who can drive continuous change and improvement across the business, with a focus on the warehouse operations. The individual will also have responsibility for managing the Office Services function.
The Company is going through significant change and is looking for a driven and competent Facilities/HSE specialist to enhance the pre-existing HSE culture within the company.
The right candidate for this role will need to truly believe in change and be prepared to drive it through the business, with an initial focus on:
  • Ensuring the site is legally compliant in all areas of safety management, which are relevant in a warehousing and retail operation.
  • Support the site in developing the right safety culture and to assist in training of the warehouse and management team.
Departmental Overview

Reporting into the Finance Director with a dotted line to the Distribution Centre Manager, you will be responsible for creating and implementing the HSE strategy, as well as overseeing the Office Service (Facilities) function.
Working hours are our core office hours (8am – 5pm) although flexibility is available. The Operation is 24 hours; therefore, you need to be prepared to, on occasion, adjust your shift to meet with evening/night shifts.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Ensure all employees receive suitable HSE training, maintain and develop all safe systems of work. Create and update annual training plan.
  • Be part of the management team.
  • Ensure all HSE policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and are regularly reviewed, updated and communicated.
  • Agree remedial action with site management on any non-conformance and carry out follow up review to ensure implementation.
  • Prepare HSE strategies and develop internal policy.
  • Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all HSE legislation and any developments that impact the company.
  • Ensure the implications of changes in legislation and safety management techniques are communicated and implemented throughout the Company.
  • Participate in weekly/monthly meetings, when required, to report on relevant HSE matters.
  • Carry out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented.
  • Lead in-house training with managers and employees, regarding HSE issues and risks.
  • Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest/drive improvements.
  • Record incidents and accidents and produce key statistics for management.
  • Advise on a range of specialist areas e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.
Facilities Management:
  • Management of the Utilities contracts, ensuring the best deals are secured and reviewed periodically.
  • Management of all office supplies for the business.
  • Overall responsibility for all facilities management, including; cleaning, reception and maintenance.
  • Project management of any capex projects, including obtaining and managing tenders.
  • Full management of supplier portfolio (including waste management) and ensuring alignment with procurement processes.
  • Management and full ownership of the Office Services budget.
  • Responsible for 4 direct reports and managing contractors where appropriate.
Essential Requirements:
  • NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Be up to date with HSE legislation.
  • Team management experience, with the ability to delegate appropriately.
  • Professional maturity, with the ability to influence and drive behavioral change.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, to explain HSE processes to a range of people and to give presentations to groups.
  • Excellent organisational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office.
  • A self-starter who is passionate, driven, and not afraid to challenge in a calm and mature manner.
Preferred Requirements
  • Good working knowledge of, or background in, multi-site warehouse operations is preferred.
  • Budget management experience.
  • Facilities management experience.
About Us

Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company is now part of VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with authentic brands. VF and Williamson-Dickie combined have corporate Headquarters in every global region, in addition to hundreds of other offices and facilities spanning the globe.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Monday to Friday, 42.5 hours per week
  • 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Generous Staff Discount on Quality Clothing
  • Friendly Company Culture and Relaxed Working Environment

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More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Quality / Health / Environment / Safety
Industry / Industries Retail / Wholesale
Region South West

Contact information

Name Donna Holley