Health & Safety Manager

  • Widnes
  • Byk Additives Ltd. (uk)
Responsibilities To promote a positive safety culture and be a champion of standards interacting with internal and external personnel to deliver.A role model promoting process industry Health and Safety best practice on the site.Interaction with relevant regulatory organisations.Take the lead in all Health and Safety legislative and regulatory matters, liaising with all the necessary organisations.Interaction with and reporting to Divisional EHS consistent with procedures.Responsible for supporting line management in the day to day Health and Safety conformance, driving continuous improvement and ensuring through the line management that all standards are upheld.Providing support to the Environmental Manager, particularly focused on site operations ensuring the application of the EHS Management systems and Policies of BYK UK.To own, manage and continue to develop procedures and systems for certification to ISO 45001.To support procedures and systems for certification to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 as requiredA champion of near miss and incident reporting, while providing coaching for first line investigation and closure.Audit and review will be a key part of this role ensuring adherence to all relevant Health and Safety procedures including Permit to Work (PTW), Management of Change (MOC) and be an integral part of the Internal audit team.Support and oversight of the maintenance function in developing and managing internal Risk Assessment and Method Statements (RAMS) for all internal activities.A point of contact when questions arise on all site Health and Safety related situations, making decisions and ensuring clarity on proposed courses of action.Support emergency response simulation and reporting.An attendee and guiding lead in the Site Safety Committee.Lead a Contractor Health and Safety Review for all long standing third party personnel.The ability to train and coach colleagues on Health and Safety procedures and systems. Requirements The role will lead and support line management in ensuring the necessary Health & Safety standards are met across the BYK UK site.The position holder will proactively develop and drive H&S performance, playing an active, hands on approach in the day-to-day support across the site with a focus on all aspects of Health and Safety. This will predominantly involve interaction with site operational and maintenance personnel to ensure the safe completion of all activities. It will also require supporting third party service providers in the execution of their engineering activities across the site.The role holder will work closely with the Environmental Manager. Our Plus In the ALTANA Group, you will work in a unique culture of innovation where the utmost importance is attached to promoting individual ideas and abilities as well as open, trusting interaction.BYK Additives UK Ltd offers you a lot of advantages. They include the opportunity to work within a dynamic team in a successful business, a competitive salary and benefits package, the participation in site bonus scheme and the company pension scheme after a qualifying period, generous annual holiday entitlement as well as excellent development opportunities. Job number: AW00263 Legal entity: BYK Additives Ltd. (UK) Location: Widnes Cheshire About us We are ALTANA: one group of companies – four divisions: BYK, ECKART, ELANTAS, and ACTEGA. Global leader in specialty chemicals with over 6,700 employees, sales of around 2.7 billion euros, and myriad opportunities for you to develop and grow. Would you like to enrich your life with this decisive plus? BYK, as part of the ALTANA Group, is a leading global supplier of specialty chemicals. Our innovative BYK additives improve scratch resistance and surface gloss, the mechanical strength or flow behaviour of materials, and properties such as UV-and light stability or flame retardancy. BYK has a global network of subsidiaries and employs a workforce of more than 2,500 people worldwide.BYK Additives Limited based in Widnes is a leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals, supplying additives to the coatings, consumer care, oil field and other specialty markets. The site has been the home of inorganic chemical manufacture since 1923 and has been part of the BYK Division of ALTANA AG, a privately owned speciality chemicals company, since 2013. Share ALTANA AG and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.