Regional EHS & Risk Manager

Posted 4 April by Prestige Appointments

Regional EHS & Risk Manager, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Can you confidently claim to be passionate about first class manufacturing and Lean processes in: Health, Safety, Environment, Operations and Risk Systems?

This Leadership position supports a network of Circa 30 plants / sites mainly across Europe, therefore the role requires approximately 35% travel.

Our client, a Global Manufacturer of branded FMCG products, takes continuous improvement very seriously, constantly striving to gain efficiencies whilst challenging and supporting their valued employees with professional development.

Key Tasks:

  • Work closely with the site EHS Functional teams to provide the necessary support to achieve regional objectives and identify regional strategy.
  • Works with sites and finance team to ensure Capex budgets are prioritised, that AFE’s are well prepared and submitted in a timely manner and that costs are being managed in accordance with sector standards.
  • Subject matter expert regionally Risk Management Software, functionality, security access rights, plant location hierarchy, reporting requirements, etc.
  • Work with corporate (US) to ensure all EHS related IT systems are given adequate support and are fit for purpose.
  • Track and report on all monthly objectives and KPI’s for Operational Risk.
  • Oversee the Fire and Property Engineering programmes for all European sites and office locations.
  • Oversee the Training and development processes for Operational Risk including the development of training materials, identifying relevant training for EHS managers and carrying out WebEx training as required.
  • Attendance meetings, in particular on discussions surrounding VOC emissions.
  • Provide back-up cover for operational Risk Director as required.

Experience / Skill Set:

  • Engineering background with a strong technical education
  • Degree strongly desired
  • Lean Six Sigma, ideally Black Belt Level
  • Broad experience across manufacturing functions
  • Proven track record managing high standards within EHS
  • Demonstrable experience of working with lean methodologies and cultural change programmes
  • Multi-site experience and ideally multi-country
  • Driven by continuous improvement
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Leadership skills and qualities

Keywords: Operations Manager, EHS Manager, EHS Director, Risk Manager, Head of Operations, Manufacturing Manager, Health & Safety

Locations: Milton Keynes, Northampton, Bedford, Luton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire

Prestige Appointments are a Recruitment Agency providing permanent resourcing and selection services to employers throughout the UK.

Application questions

Do you have demonstrable experience of working with lean methodologies?
Do you have demonstrable experience working with cultural change programmes?
Do you have multi-site experience?
Do you have experience working in multiple countries?

Reference: 34820058

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