EHS & Training Officer

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    Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire

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    Georgia SIlk

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    almost 2 years ago

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Job title: EHS & Training Officer
Salary Range: Competitive
Location: Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire

An EHS & Training Officer is required with knowledge of ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received.

Major job objectives:


  • To assist in promoting a high level of awareness and compliance in all aspects of health, safety and environmental management in relation to the day to day operations of the plant
  • Promote the 15 Principles for Good Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Behaviour supporting appropriate training of employees as required
  • Participate in daily Zone Board meetings giving support and advice as required
  • Co-ordinate, conduct, train and assist others with site risk assessments ensuring they are conducted and reviewed in a timely manner and to a high standard
  • Assist in the development of site safe systems of work
  • Awareness of accident and incidents - support investigations and close out of actions as required promoting the identification of areas for improvement
  • Ensure EHS audit plan is adhered to. Validate EHS standards following Plan Do Check Act (PDCA) covering measurement of safe conditions and safe acts whilst ensuring legal compliance
  • Participate as required in ISO 14001 Audits and support waste/energy reduction projects as required
  • Participate in all activities in relation to the achievement and maintenance of OHSAS 18001
  • As required advise on the categorisation of waste, waste hierarchy and disposal within appropriate legal requirements
  • Support as required the maintenance of the COSHH Register ensuring all COSHH assessments are completed for new items coming on site and review existing ones
  • Provide EHS advice and guidance to the Ops Team and all employees as appropriate
  • Develop new initiaitves to improve EHS on site
  • Support if required on New Product Introduction


  • Support the development of a site wide new starter induction programme
  • Carry out EHS Induction for New Starters and other EHS training as required
  • Support the development and role out of Group EHS training
  • Develop a fundamental skills training facility on site and conduct training as required
  • Support programme of the development of fundamental transferable skills
  • Ensure that basic EHS training is refreshed every 2 years

The EHS & Training Officer should have the following skills or experience:

  • Manages self and others in ways which optimise their contribution to business performance, ie through training and development, delegation, motivation etc.
  • Strong customer focus, continuously looking for ways to improve
  • Highly developed communicator gaining support by good problem-solving ability, logical decision-making and influencing skills. Effective strategist as well as an operational tactician
  • A pragmatic team player able to contribute to the business beyond the operations function
  • Efficient project manager and able to manage others through change; delivers results
  • Excellent training and presentation skills
  • In-depth knowledge of EHS; familiar with the manufacturing environment
  • Sound knowledge of EHS principles and legislation
  • IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management Associate)
  • Qualified Internal Auditor ISO 14001 (OHSAS18001 advantageous) Lead Auditor Advantageous

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the EHS & Training Officer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

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