EHS Advisor (Midlands)

Location: Kidderminster, Hereford & Worcester, United Kingdom
EHS Advisor
Location: Regional – Midlands
Hours: 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
We are currently seeking to recruit an EHS Advisor – Midlands covering our Waresley, Hartlebury 1&2 factories, Sandown. You will report directly to the UK Health and Safety Manager.
Job Outline:
To proactively assist with the development, implementation, monitoring and review of all EHS strategies, policies and procedures throughout Wienerberger UK.
Key Responsibilities:
  • To undertake audits and workplace/area inspections as directed by the UK Health and Safety Manager to proactively identify where health and safety management practices can be improved.
  • To undertake investigations for all accidents, incidents, significant occurrences and near misses as required and ensure these are reported accurately to the UK Health and Safety Manager for reporting purposes and in line with company standards.
  • To collate and analyse accident and incident statistics and recommend intervention strategies; to eliminate or reduce the risk of future occurrences and incidents of ill health and lost time.
  • Assist in responding to near misses and unsafe acts reported from employees, contractors, and visitors who enter any Wienerberger Ltd operation.
  • To assist in the development, delivery, and facilitation of training/toolbox talks on health safety and environmental matters.
Essential Experience:
  • NEBOSH General Certificate or Equivalent (SHE NVQ5).
  • IOSH Environmental Management.
  • Minimum of 5 years within a manufacturing environment.
  • Good understanding of PUWER.
  • Good understanding of LOTOTO – Energy Isolation.
  • Good understanding of Working at Height.
  • Good understanding of presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Accident Investigation Training & Understanding of Accident prevention techniques.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to use MS office applications – PowerPoint, Word, Excel & Outlook.
  • Excellent organisational skills – able to prioritise.
  • Flexible and adaptable – Able to travel to other regions & sites when required.
  • Evidence of promoting a positive health and safety culture & performance
Desirable Experience:
  •  NEBOSH Construction Certificate.
  •  NEBOSH Fire Certificate.
  •  Member of IOSH – Technical.
  •  CPD.
  •  Face Fit Trained.
  •  Good understanding of behavioural safety.
  •  First Aid Training
  •  Fire Risk Assessment Training.
About Us
Wienerberger is the world's largest producer of bricks and No. 1 on the clay roof tiles market in Europe with 204 plants in 30 countriesThe Wienerberger group has been manufacturing quality clay building products since 1819 when we opened our first factory in Vienna, Austria. Our presence in the UK is currently larger than at any point in our near 200 year history, employing c 1200 people across our Head Office, 4 showrooms, 13 manufacturing sites and 6 distribution centres throughout the UK. We manufacture in excess of 400 products including bricks, blocks, roof tiles and pavers for the homebuilding and renovation markets.
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