Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Location: Deeside, Wales, UKDepartment: Reference: VN096
Summary of Health, Safety and Environmental Manager role
To manage and provide health, safety and environmental (HSE) support for company operations, primarily at our Deeside location, and provide corporate-wide support as needed, influencing site and global HSE strategy. To lead the implementation of strategies in line with agreed values and culture across the organisation, with policies, procedures, guidance and training to ensure both legal compliance and compliance to company standards.
This role will report to Site Head with a dotted line to the HSE Director based in Sterling Dudley, they will form part of the site leadership team at Deeside.
  • Ensuring they operate and comply with the required standards with respect to documentation, good housekeeping, current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP), health , safety and environment, timekeeping, budgeting, regulatory legislative requirements and in accordance with the rules and requirements of the cGMP Compliance Rule book, the company values, quality manual, HSE Management Policy and any other company policies and procedures.
  • Take ownership of and be responsible for all actions undertaken as part of role, to ensure commitments to the organisation and colleagues are always met.
  • Taking full responsibility for the development and refinement of the HSE plans including budgeting, forecasting and ongoing monitoring.
  • Providing structured coaching, communication, support and guidance to all line managers, safety representatives, emergency responders and wellness team, to deliver the site HSE strategy, and also to engage them in ongoing programmes and initiatives to raise the overall standards and levels of delivery on site.
  • Make active contribution to gather, review, implement and share best practice and lessons learnt around the company including our UK and US sites.
  • Continuous improvement and updating of the HSE Management System Framework and Strategies to ensure compliance with current regulatory requirements and alignment with the broader business plan.
  • Development and delivery of HSE training programs.
  • Environmental management programs and management of the site HSE permits and licences. Continually work to reduce site environmental impact and improve the sustainability of our processing, with the future aim of achieving full carbon neutrality.
  • Ensuring timely awareness of changes to regulatory requirements and corporate policy.
  • Building strong, collaborative and productive relationships with key stakeholders including site personnel, suppliers, partners and regulators.
  • Developing of a strong behavioural safety culture across the site for staff and visiting personnel and contractors.
  • Managing the Occupational Health program.
  • Embody our company values, which are: be reliable, be caring, be transparent and be willing.
Key Skills and Competencies
  • The job holder will be well qualified, ideally to degree/HND in engineering, chemistry or related discipline. This will include a Diploma or equivalent in Occupational Health & Safety and have achieved at least GradIOSH status.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to have a comprehensive understanding of the theories and practices in a wide number of specialist HSE areas.
  • Five+ year’s experience in a similar role within a pharmaceutical environment is highly desirable.
  • Experience of working with highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) is also highly desirable. 

We also require candidates to be competent with IT systems, and in particular Microsoft Office including Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

You will receive
A competitive salary, pension scheme, private healthcare, Perkbox, cycle to work, 25 days annual leave and bank holidays, death in service coverage, on-site health and wellbeing support and medical consultation and physiotherapy, 24/7 employee assistance programme. Training and opportunities for further career development.
Why consider Sterling?
Sterling Pharma Solutions is a global contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) with more than 50 years’ experience in developing and manufacturing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs).  This is complimented by Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) research and development bioconjugation services.
We are a fast growing, dynamic business with facilities in the UK and the US, where we employ more than 800 talented and passionate people who support our customers in bringing new medicines to market, improving and saving the lives of patients.
Our culture and our way of working is what really sets us apart as a business; we aim to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers and our employees.  You can expect to be part of a supportive team, all working towards a shared goal: to deliver first-class science and service to our customers every day. 
Sterling Pharma Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.
Be caring. Be transparent. Be willing. Be reliable.
Deadline for applications: 10 Dec 2021
Service. Passion. Science.