Reference : 571116

Regional EHS Partner - West & Wales (Maternity Cover)

  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • United Kingdom
  • Fixed-term Contract
  • Posting date : 08/13/2019

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale we have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

Saint-Gobain have been certified Top Employer Europe and Top Employer Global, for the fourth year in a row, only one of 10 companies worldwide to receive this certification.

Role Overview

To support the Regional EHS Director to deliver both Saint-Gobain and UK & Ireland EHS requirements at local level through proactive support provided to business units within the operational region. A very strong emphasis on customer service, agility and responsiveness to the businesses need in the region and active collaboration with the Regional EHS Director to allow for;

 

  • Provision of EHS guidance and support for all sites, management & staff within the region
  • Assistance & advice to all businesses within the region to improve Environment, Health and Safety standards in order to ensure compliance with the country regulatory framework and Saint-Gobain policy.
  • Promotion of best practice to engender a proactive approach to EHS culture development and achievement of world-class EHS standards
  • Active involvement with the overall regional Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) team to ensure that professional value adding services are delivered to our customers in an effective and timely manner.
  • Relevant experience in the field of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)

 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required

 

  • Qualified to NEBOSH certificate minimum and preferably Diploma level in Health & Safety
  • Environmental qualification favourable
  • Experience of and able to work in a team environment, under own initiative and with minimal supervision
  • Good communication and presentation skills, excellent relationship building and influencing skills
  • Team enhancer with a demonstrated passion, enthusiasm and genuine commitment to workplace EHS.
  • Experience and competencies in hazard Identification, and risk management.
  • Experienced in the development and delivery of the Saint-Gobain EHS Frame of reference.

 

Key Results Areas

 

The post holder will:

  • Be the embodiment of high standards and aspirations for the very best EHS performance that our businesses can achieve.
  • Willingness to travel at short notice in response to business need to provide excellent customer service
  • A personal approach that embraces the Saint-Gobain attitudes in order to support delivery of outcomes in a manner aligned to the Saint-Gobain Principles of Conduct & Action
  • To provide challenge and guidance to businesses within the region to continually promote the EHS agenda and related performance towards world-class EHS
  • To provide, analysis, critique and report on behalf of the region robust and accurate EHS key indicators of performance
  • To support Regional EHS Director in achieving UK & Ireland EHS objectives
  • To represent the region as needed internally and externally, promoting views and advocating on issues as needed for influence and impact
  • Liaise effectively with business and customer/supply chain key stakeholders to deliver best in class business support for EHS needs

The role demands energy, drive, mobility and a determination to succeed and continually improve standards: communication, presentation and influencing skills of the highest order; and a vision for promoting the value of EHS in pursuit of our CSR ambition

Top employer 2019