Reference : GBR04288

Environment, Health, Safety & Quality (EHSQ) Manager

  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • United Kingdom Ware
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 09/23/2021

Position description

Environment, Health, Safety and Quality (EHSQ) Manager

At Saint-Gobain, we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years. If you are a quick learner, you like working in a team, and you want to know what it’s like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as an Environment, Health, Safety & Quality (EHSQ) Manager.

You’ll be working for Farécla Products in Ware, Hertfordshire.  Farécla Products is one of more than 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK and are a manufacturer of surface finishing products distributing to over 120 countries worldwide. 


First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; so whether you’ve never worked in this industry before, or had years of experience with one our competitors, you’re just as likely to be a great fit!  A great EHSQ Manager at Farécla Products will put safety above all else, work well within a team environment, under their own initiative with minimum supervision and be enthusiastic about the work they do.

There is some specific experience, skills and knowledge we are looking for from suitable candidates:

  • NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety & Health) Qualified.
  • Qualified Internal Auditor.
  • Qualified in First Aid at Work.
  • Understanding of ISO systems with experience working to high quality and safety standards and procedures.
  • Experience carrying out risk assessments and managing all aspects of EHS procedures and documentation including accident and incident investigation, documentation and reporting.
  • Knowledge and previous experience managing COSHH.
  • Budget management experience.
  • Good levels of numeracy, literacy, communication and IT skills.

Additional Requirements

Our EHSQ Manager is very important to the smooth, compliant and safe running of the business.  Their role is crucial in maintaining our high health, safety, environment and quality standards within the business. 

Their role is important in managing all aspects of Environment, Health, Safety and ISO systems to ensure all legal, Company and ISO standards are met.  To support the Company in maintaining and delivering these standards you will;

  • Have overall responsibility for the Company’s Environment, Health and Safety, (EHS), standards.
  • Become the owner of the Company’s Integrated Management System,(IMS) Procedures.
  • Act as the Management Representative for ISO9001, ISO 140001, ISO 18001 and ISO 45001.
  • Act as the Internal Auditor of the Company’s IMS ensuring the adherence to audit compliance procedures.
  • Lead the site strategy for improving EHS.
  • Manage all EHS reporting including incident/accident reporting and carrying our risk assessments when required.
  • Manage the COSHH training, Occupational Health and site first-aiders / fire marshals.
  • Carry out safety training for all new starters, temporary workers and sub-contractors.
  • Manage the site waste and disposal in line with environmental standards including the management and reporting of packaging waste regulations and WEEE submissions.
  • Manage the EHS and ISO Quality Management System Budgets.
  • Collaborate with our Management Team and employees to maintain high safety standards.

Who are we ?

We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.

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Top Employer 2021

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