Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Co-Ordinator in Sheffield at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Sheffield
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/26/2019

Job Description

We are currently looking for an EHS (Environmental, Health & Safety) Co-Ordinator for one of our Sheffield locations. This is an exciting role, within a challenging manufacturing environment.

The main purpose of the role is to use expert knowledge and skills to generate and promote a positive health and safety culture. Responsible for ensuring that all health, safety and environmental legislation, as well as company standards are adhered to and policies and practices are adopted. The successful candidates will assist in planning, implementation, monitoring and reviewing the protective and preventative measures adopted by the company and working to minimise operational losses, occupational health problems, accidents and injuries.

The key tasks and accountabilities include:

Making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation

Assist in preparing and developing health, safety and environmental strategies and policies

Assisting managers in carrying out risk assessments and considering how risks could be reduced

Outlining safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards

Carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented

Leading in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks

Keeping records of inspections findings and producing reports that suggest improvements

Keeping records of incidents and accidents and producing statistics for managers

Keeping up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the  industry

Producing management reports, newsletters and bulletins

Maintaining register of first aiders and ensuring that training is carried out as required

Maintaining registers of persons authorised to change abrasive wheels, drive fork lift trucks etc

Ensuring that fire fighting equipment is of the correct type and quantity according to its location and is regularly maintained

Coordinating emergency evacuation procedures in the event of fire or other emergency situations (including environmental)

Managing and organizing Occupational Health surveillance appointments



Qualifications

The successful candidates will possess the following in relation to qualifications and experience:

NEBOSH Certificate in Health and Safety

IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management

1 - 3 Years experience within a heavy engineering environment

Knowledge of the manufacturing industry would be very beneficial

Team working skills and the ability to work under pressure to defined deadlines is essential

A logical and analytical approach is essential

Attention to detail

Continuous improvement approach as well as the desire to promote and embrace change