Site Health, Safety & Environment Manager

Date: 17 Nov 2023

Location: Rugby, GB, CV21 1HA

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.  


We offer consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands such as Robinsons, Tango, J2O, R. White’s & London Essence. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.


About the Role:
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

  1. Ensure compliance with Integrity management system Standards
  2. Act as local Integrity Software Power User
  3. Support site with training and use of the system
  4. Coordinate and provide site-specific HSE data for statutory and internal reporting purposes – monthly and periodically as required by the HSE Data Reporting Standard Operating Practice (SOP).
  5. Ensure risk assessments and other risk documentation/Safe Operating Standards for site operations are maintained up-todate and periodically reviewed and available in the Integrity management system.


Internal & External Audit

  1. Develop and lead the programme of site internal HSE audit, ensuring non-conformances are recorded and actioned through the Integrity management system.
  2. 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.


  1. Manage all aspects of environmental compliance for site 
  2. Ensure statutory inspection, test and maintenance tasks are effectively captured, conducted and recorded as periodically required under applicable legislation. This includes ensuring timely remedial action to maintain statutory compliance.
  3. Act as the lead local Enforcing Authority contact and liaison for site, creating positive and proactive relationships.
  4. Coordinate and support action to mitigate or close-out site HSE related risks held on Corporate Risk Register.
  5. Maintain site Legal Compliance Register.
  6. 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

  1. Work together with HR and Team Leaders on site 
  2. 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
  3. Where requested, represent site where Incident Management Teams (IMTs) are created to respond to and investigate a specific issue, not necessarily generated at site level - but where site expertise and knowledge may be beneficial.


Zero Harm Forum

  1. Site representation in Zero Harm Forum meetings 
  2. Quarterly input into BU combined site update for Plc Health, Safety & Wellbeing Committee.
  3. Deployment of Zero Harm strategic roadmap activities locally


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  1. Previous experience in a similar operational role with substantial HSE accountabilities.
  2. 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.
  3. A track record of engaging at all levels organisationally - building trust, support and commitment for the HSE agenda.
  4. A proven ability to think both operationally and strategically.
  5. Knowledge of HSE legislation, Standards and Codes of Practice as they apply to site operations locally.
  6. Experience using an online management system for HSE data and management information reporting purposes.
  7. Competency and practitioner experience in managing process safety and personal safety.
  8. Competency and experience in HSE auditing and inspection activities – ideally across differing environments.
  9. Experience working and liaising successfully with external agencies – enforcing and non-enforcing.
  10. Experience and skills to influence without authority under certain circumstances.
  11. Experience in growing and developing a safety culture – Zero Harm mindset



  1. Degree Level Qualification or above (Desirable)
  2. NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health (or equivalent) (Essential)
  3. IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management or above (Desirable)
  4. 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