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Job Description
Job Description
Job Title: Health & Safety Manager
Reports to:Facilities Manager
Date of IssueOctober 2012
1.Job Summary
To advise and work with the Directors, the Site Safety Council, Senior Management and Department Mangers to assist with leading and delivering effective Health and Safety Management within the Company. This will include developing arrangements and providing advice in order to ensure ongoing regulatory and legal compliance with Environmental, Health and Safety requirements (This will include but not be limited to, Health and Safety Culture, Management and Employee Health and Safety Training, Contractor Control and Management Arrangements, Risk Assessments, Hazardous Materials Management, Display Screen Assessments, First Aid, Business Continuity, Emergency Planning Fire Prevention and Fire Safety Management, and Environmental Management). To ensure processes and procedures are in place, reflecting current good practice and regulatory requirements. To continuously improve the framework for effective and compliant EHS practices across the business. To identify training gaps, create appropriate health and safety learning solutions and monitor the application of learning to the workplace. To assess site exposure to EHS risk and in consultation with the Senior Management develop improvement programmes. To manage the interface with health and safety, fire and environmental enforcing authorities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide Advice and Guidance to Senior Management on Health, Safety and Environmental Issues
  • Management and Development of site EHS Programme
  • Advise Site Leadership Team on Critical EHS issues
  • Supervise and Monitor site EHS performance
  • Assist in Achieving Continual Process Improvement.
  • Management of site EHS documentation and recording system
  • Audit Departments/Contractors
  • Manage and Co-ordinate Risk Assessment Programme
  • Support Occupational Health Programme
  • Supervise and Co-ordinate all site EHS Training
  • Manage the enforcing authority interface
3.Decision Making / Financial Authority
  • Provide expert subject matter support on Health and Safety related issues
4.Principal Contacts
  • Site Wide
  • External Enforcing Authorities
  • Corporate EHS
  • Company insurers
  • Other Thermofisher locations
  • 3rd party EHS advisers and providers

Education / Qualifications

  • Chartered Member of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Degree qualification in engineering, or scientific discipline

Experience /Skills

  • Previous success in EHS Management role
  • Detailed knowledge of EHS legislation
  • Excellent presentational skills
  • Experience in dealing with Local and Regulatory Authorities
  • Good motivational skills
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and Effective communicator
  • Pharmaceutical Industry health and safety experience


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