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Health, Safety & Environment Manager

Kettering, Northamptonshire
Job Type
30 Aug 2022
About the Health and Safety Environment Managers Role

The Health, Safety and Environment Manager, Manufacturing Food Factories is a crucial role leading Morrisons Manufacturing Health & Safety Strategy resulting in clear and transparent ways of working that drive Health & Safety standards at sites today but also into the future.

Supporting our colleagues to ensure everyone s safety is at the forefront of everything they do. Integrating effectively with the site leadership team to lead compliance to Health & Safety, Environmental and COVID-19 standards and to ensure high colleague engagement across sites.

Covering 5 days over 7, typically this will mean Monday - Friday, but we d be keen to hear from individuals who would be able to be flexible around this to meet the needs of our sites.

As this role is field based, covering our sites across Spalding and Kettering, a car driver is required - a company car will be included in the competitive package.

Responsibilities (this list is not exhaustive);

Ensure full compliance with all operational standards/specifications /policy and procedures.

Oversee the site Health & Safety Management System, risk assessments, policies, procedures, and audits, based on site specific information and needs

Drive the Health, Safety and Environment strategy formally and informally, coaching teams and colleagues to drive a Health and Safety environment and ways of working

Provide a reactive support service for serious Health & Safety issues and incidents across the division

Lead in the production of Health & Safety improvement plans which include short and long term plans including accident reduction

Manage contacts from authorities, working with external partners as required; Legal, Consultants etc

Lead the COVID-19 safe controls, continuously improving the site to ensure it remains a safe place for all, tackling non compliance and updating processes as required

Develop an engagement and continuous improvement framework which facilitates the involvement of Colleagues at all levels

Oversee accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences, safety observations and ensure cases of occupational ill health are fully investigated using root cause analysis, and support site(s) to implement measures to prevent reoccurance

Oversee the Environmental management, permits and authority engagement, e.g. effluent plants, draining to the watercourse, fuel spillages, etc

Work with our Civil and Legal Solicitors to investigate, manage and represent the business

Provide independent investigations of accidents, incidents and whistleblowers, reporting to the HSE as required

About You


An industry recognised qualification such as NEBOSH Diploma, conversant with the Health & Safety at Work Act

A track record of achieving and building a best in class culture of health, safety and environmental policy in a complex organisation across multiple sites

Expert technical knowledge of Health & Safety, Fire Safety & Environment Legislation, its requirements and implementation with food manufacturing sites

Experience operating in a multi-site manufacturing environment

Knowledge of Statutory Compliance requirements and obligations

Competent with IT systems to complete audits, develop systems and generate reports

Strong ability to adapt communication style between colleagues at all levels

Self motivated and highly organised with a high attention to detail

About The Company

In return for looking after our customers, we look after our colleagues too. You can expect to enjoy:

6.6 weeks annual leave and the option to buy an additional five days annual leave

Annual bonus plan

Market leading staff discount scheme

Competitive pension scheme

Medical cover

We pride ourselves on being a diverse and inclusive business and are committed to making Morrisons a brilliant place to work, harbouring an environment where our people can thrive. Treating all colleagues with respect and dignity is the Morrisons way - we celebrate individuality and love different perspectives. It s what you bring to the table that matters
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  • Job Reference: 698065127-2
  • Date Posted: 30 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Morrisons
  • Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent