Reference : 573343

Environmental Health & Safety Manager

  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 11/22/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – The key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Environmental Health & Safety Manager opportunity based in Corby, Northamptonshire.

What impact will you have in this role?

This role is working with HPS Tape Solutions, who through the support of four global research and development centres and advanced polymer technology expertise, create innovative solutions that enhance performance in the most extreme environments; aerospace, automotive, and construction – to name a few. 

Backed by a proud heritage of product innovation, technological expertise and market leadership, HPS Tape Solutions are dedicated to working with their customers to solve today’s most extreme and demanding application issues and the challenges that lie ahead.

In the role as Environmental Health & Safety Manager you will be an active and visible presence in the organisation, building meaningful relationships which will allow you to;

  • Develop a culture in which the Health and Safety of our employees is paramount and constantly improving.
  • Create, maintain, and update appropriate systems and procedures.
  • Ensure that employees have sufficient information and training so they can carry out their duties safely, and comply with regulatory frameworks and Saint-Gobain policy.
  • Lead the Health & Safety, and Environment & Risk Prevention WCM functions
  • Take due account of environmental considerations and meet compliance and accreditation audit standards.

What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?

To be successful in the role of Environmental Health & Safety Manager you will demonstrate;

  • A genuine passion and interest in the field of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) with some relevant industry experience.
  • Qualified to NEBOSH certificate and/or Diploma level in Health & Safety and/or similar environmental qualification. 
  • Experience of, and ability to work in a team environment under your own initiative and with minimal supervision – at times to tight deadlines.  
  • Well-developed written, engagement, and relationship skills with the ability to influence. 
  • Experience and competencies in hazard Identification, and risk management. 
  • It is also highly desirable to have experience in Continuous Improvement Principles, Lean Manufacturing/WCM Principles, and Integrated Business Management Systems.

Who are Saint-Gobain?

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.

You are applying to work with HPS Tape Solutions this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.


Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.


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