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Health and Safety Environment Lead/Trainer

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Date: 07-Oct-2021

Location: Glasgow, SCT, GB

Company: Kerry

Requisition ID 29783 
Position Type FT Permanent 
Recruiter #LI-CG1 
Posting Type LI 

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 25,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for you, we are looking for a Health, Safety and Environmental Lead. You will be the primary lead and coordinator for HSE activities and trainings.

Key responsibilities

  • Advises management teams on legal requirements, industry best practice, and prevailing group standards.


  • Works in conjunction with site management and Regional HSE lead to drive the Safety agenda.


  • Drives culture change / reinforcement of good safety cultures, creating the forums and opportunities to involve and communicate with colleagues.


  • Creates/develops standards/performance frameworks for performance assessment and benchmarking (e.g. ISO ISO14001 /SMETA/SWA).


  • Coordinates the generation and routine maintenance/review of risk assessment and safe systems of work processes.


  • Coordinate accident investigation processes, recording and reporting industrial injuries as required.


  • Designates and carries out routine Site Health & Safety/Environmental audits to comply with the local site and wider regional requirements.


  • Review, update and maintain Site Health, Safety & Environmental Management Systems, taking account of industry best practice and any prevailing Kerry Group standards (Human Element/Hazardous Processes).


  • Build effective Company, local, regional & national HSE networks to share & learn best practice.


  • Maintain the Environmental Management Systems (EMS) in line with Company or other prevailing standards (ISO14001.)


  • Conducts site QSHE inductions for the onboarding of employees and visitors to site basis.


  • Co-Ordinates the induction of new employees on site on required policies and guidelines.

Qualifications and skills


  • Minimum NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent qualification.
  • IEMA or other relevant Environmental qualification or experience.
  • Good knowledge with UK H&S & Environmental Legislation.
  • Ability to implement and maintain an EMS in line with ISO140001.
  • PC literate including being able to work with Microsoft Office
  • Able to present written and verbal reports that are understood by the target audience.
  • Can communicate with both internal and external contacts and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Familiar with UK H&S & Environmental Legislation.
  • Training needs analysis and implementation of training plans
  • Preparation and delivery of induction and H&S skills/awareness training.
  • Strong communication skills



  • Proven post qualification, Health & Safety & Environment experience in a manufacturing/FMCG/service company.
  • Food and Drink industry experience would be an advantage.
  • Experience of implementing Cultural change.
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent.
  • Graduate or Chartered Membership of IOSH.
  • Training qualification.