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Health, Safety & Environment Manager

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Date: 01-Aug-2022

Location: London - Beckton, London - Beckton, GB

Company: Britvic

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.


In the UK we employ over 1,800 people and have 3 factories, 3 office locations and a national distribution centre. Over the last few years, we have installed 10 new production lines, 3 new warehouses, a combined heat and power plant (CHP), as well as providing infrastructure for further expansion.


In your capacity as HSE Manager:


You are the lead for ensuring compliance with all external health, safety and environmental statutory requirements and standards applicable to site operations.  This includes the range of Network Execution activities, where they are present on site.


Engaging with BU and Plc HSE, you support and implement Plc Zero Harm strategic initiatives and standards, as well as develop and lead sustainable local initiatives to encourage improved performance and delivery of Plc and BU HSE targets at site level.


You are an active member of the Plc-led Zero Harm Forum, responsible for agreeing, cascading and delivering the site ‘Must Win Battle’ plans in conjunction with the Plc and BU HSE targets and objectives each year.


You are a key member of the Site Leadership Team, working closely with Operations, Engineering and Network Execution colleagues to provide timely direction, advice and guidance on HSE matters as well as building a strong safety culture through a robust network that works together to own and deliver continuous improvement in HSE compliance and the wellbeing of its people.


Key Responsibilities:

Integrity Management System

Ensure compliance with Integrity management system Standards:

Internal & External Audit

•    Develop and lead the programme of site internal HSE audit, ensuring non-conformances are recorded and actioned through the Integrity management system.
•    Act as HSE lead for ISO 45001 and 14001 external audits on site - facilitating and hosting external auditors and guiding individual teams in their preparation activities.
•    Participate in cross-site internal audits organised through Zero Harm Forum.
•    Participate in Integrated QSE Audits led by Plc QSE team.


•    Manage all aspects of environmental compliance for site including, but not limited to:

•    Coordinate and support action to mitigate or close-out site HSE related risks held on Corporate Risk Register.

•    Maintain site Legal Compliance Register.

•    Ensure HSE considerations are effectively incorporated into significant change or capital projects where these have the potential to impact ongoing statutory compliance on site – whether temporarily or permanently.

Occupational Health

•    Work together with HR and Team Leaders on site to:
o    Actively monitor OH surveillance activities and compliance; understand and respond to trends
o    Support the maintenance of full attendance levels for statutory OH tests as they apply on site
o    Lead on positive interventions with site leadership to address OH compliance gaps or trends that indicate same

Incident Investigation

•    Lead investigation and close-out of HSE incidents on site using the Integrity management system, the appropriate RCA/investigation methodology and ensuring the statutory reporting of incidents where applicable:

Zero Harm Forum

•    Site representation in Zero Harm Forum meetings including, but not limited to:

o    Escalation of HSE and wellbeing related concerns
o    Specific requests for support to Plc HSE
o    Items for inclusion in Corporate Risk Register
o    Best practice sharing
o    Lessons Learnt communication
o    Site Must Win Battle and other local plans and campaigns

•    Quarterly input into BU combined site update for Plc Health, Safety & Wellbeing Committee.

•    Deployment of Zero Harm strategic roadmap activities locally.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

To operate effectively as an HSE Manager, you will have:

•    Previous experience in a similar operational role with substantial HSE accountabilities.
•    Understanding and experience of managing HSE within an international brand FMCG environment and an appreciation of the external competitive environment and commercial drivers that impact operations internally.
•    A track record of engaging at all levels organisationally - building trust, support and commitment for the HSE agenda.
•    A proven ability to think both operationally and strategically.
•    Knowledge of HSE legislation, Standards and Codes of Practice as they apply to site operations locally.
•    Experience using an online management system for HSE data and management information reporting purposes.
•    Competency and practitioner experience in managing process safety and personal safety.
•    Competency and experience in HSE auditing and inspection activities – ideally across differing environments.
•    Experience working and liaising successfully with external agencies – enforcing and non-enforcing.
•    Experience and skills to influence without authority under certain circumstances.
•    Experience in growing and developing a safety culture – Zero Harm mindset

•    Degree Level Qualification or above (Desirable)
•    NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health (or equivalent) (Essential)
•    IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management or above (Desirable)
•    IOSH/IRSM and/or IEMA Membership where CPD is mandatory (Desirable)

We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive

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