Environmental Health & Safety Co-ordinator

Full Time

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MRD Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Co-ordinator on behalf of our manufacturing client. My client is a global leader in their respective field. The EHS Co-ordinator will be part of the EHS Team, based in Greenock, and report to the EHS Manager.

My client is a leading global manufacturer within the hi-tech and electronics sector.

The successful EHS Co-ordinator, based in Greenock, will provide and support effective compliance and communication on EHS-related issues within the company. Environmental compliance is the key objective. The role will assist the company in achieving its business objectives and targets by being responsible for the implementation, development, and continual improvement of the company's EHS management processes.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Maintain the Pollution Prevention Control (PPC) permit for the site, execute necessary monitoring of effluents and air emissions and data reporting to agencies
Establish environmental objectives and improvement plans, while maintaining effective compliance with the environmental management system
Maintain and develop an effective waste management program
Ensure adherence to EHS policies and procedures and help to establish new policies and procedures or guidelines to comply with UK legislation and company standards
Assist in developing the EHS recording and reporting system processes and procedures to ensure the systems is consistent, efficient and effective
Analyze the impact of existing and future legislation applicable to the site and communicate appropriate changes to management and track progress
Responsibility for the day-to-day management of the EHS incident management system
Ensuring that incident reports held on the EHS recording and reporting system are complete and accurate
Ensuring that the observations and non-conformances are identified are tracked and appropriate action taken
Ensuring the EHS systems comply with legislation and corporate requirements
Developing and implementing continuous improvement within EHS management systems and EHS plans throughout the site
Working alongside UK EHS team members, under the direction of the UK EHS Manager, with regulatory bodies, reporting to them when an accident & incident investigation is being undertaken.
Review and Develop aspects register and risk assessments on site, also ensuring all staff are suitably trained for tasks being carried out
Assisting in the maintaining of COSHH documentation as required
Carry out regular EHS inspections, promote staff to report Accidents, near miss & hazards within the workplace and ensure actions are closed out from reports.
Training of all employees in EHS including the delivery of induction, other safety specific training and arranging courses in other aspects of EHS with follow up coaching
Writing and updating of procedures and safe systems of work

Knowledge, Skills & Experiences

Individual must have Environmental management qualification, preferably a NEBOSH General Certificate
Good knowledge of EHS management systems, particularly ISO14001 & ISO45001
Good knowledge of Environmental & Health & Safety legislation
Great interpersonal skills
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Problem-solving skills
Ability to adapt to and implement change.
Previous experience of producing statistical & business reports, excellent IT skills especially in the use of Excel, and strong communication skills with the ability to work independently and a willingness to learn new skills / take on new challenges
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Self-motivation with a positive attitude to work
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
High levels of self-motivation and flexibility
Ability to work on own initiative
Ability to develop strong relationships
Highly organized approach, accurate with a high level of attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure
Analytical skills
Competent PC skills
Competencies in line with the Company's core values
Internal auditing certificate to OSHAS 18001, ISO45001 and ISO14001 standard (or equivalent).
Experience in working with Oracle and Quality Workbench (or similar systems)
Previous experience in Team managing, reporting consolidation, support function