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European SHEQ Lead

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  • Sector:

    Distribution & Logistics

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nathan Abbey

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    05 August 2024

  • Consultant:

    Nathan Abbey

Fantastic opportunity to work for a Global Logistics business who are experiencing significant growth and who are looking to open 15 new locations in Europe over the next 12 months.

They are looking for a European SHEQ Lead to support the company in implementing Health, Safety, and Environment standards, as well as Quality standards across 15 sites in Europe.

Global 3PL Provider with a strong network across Europe.

European SHEQ Lead managing 15 locations across UK, Germany and Benelux.

  • Implement HSE and Quality Strategic plans, policies, and processes across designated sites through compliance and auditing.
  • Advocate for the Safe Together program and strive for excellence in Safety operations while meeting or exceeding customer Quality and EHS requirements.
  • Provide support for Quality, Environment, Health, and Safety and ensure execution in both existing operations and new launches within the region.
  • Cross functional collaborating to establish and implement standards, processes, and controls to achieve business Key Results in quality, safety, environmental sustainability, training, cost reduction, waste management, and timely delivery.
  • Develop, mentor, and manage site teams to drive operational strategies, enhance customer satisfaction, and achieve business objectives.
  • Continuously enhance the Integrated Management System and maintain certifications for applicable standards at site level.
  • Provide HSE support and training during launches to ensure successful attainment of launch objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with local, regional, and federal regulations within the designated area.
  • Lead and foster collaboration within site-level teams, ensuring alignment with business goals and objectives.
  • Manage and lead engaged teams, providing development opportunities and evaluating performance against specific, challenging, and time-bound goals.

European SHEQ Lead.

The successful candidate with have the following experience, skills and characteristics:

  • University Degree required; Master's Degree preferred or Bachelor's with equivalent job experience, preferably in a chemical, environmental, engineering, or health & safety discipline
  • Experience in Health & Safety management within a Logistics Environment
  • Knowledgeable in Health & Safety and quality standards (ISO, etc) including certification process
  • Strong interpersonal skills and can communicate effectively with all groups and levels within the organisation.
  • Good written communication.
  • Lean or 6 Sigma qualifications
  • Professional Safety Qualification or Safety NEBOSH qualifications.
  • Minimum of 5 year's strong experience in a Logistics or Manufacturing Environment
  • Experience in leading teams within similar environment
  • Experienced in setting up management systems and integrating new sites.
  • Flexibility to travel across UK & Europe - 50% travel expectation.

£70,000 - £80,000 + competitive benefits package.

Regional role and therefore candidate can be based anywhere in the UK.

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.