EHS Specialist
Sherwin-Williams
SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
5d ago

EHS Specialist-(21000L6C)

Description

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

All employees are legally responsible for their own health and safety as well as those who may be affected by their acts or omissions.

They are also legally required to co-operate in health and safety matters as directed by their employer.

To maintain and improve the Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems, ensuring all policies are up to date, relevant, in compliance with the law, implemented effectively and meet the requirements of local accreditations.

Identify gaps in legislative compliance, SW guideline compliance and review performance information. In conjunction with the site management, develop plans to close any gaps.

To ensure EHS management systems undergo management review on a regular basis, incorporating improvements, including those identified through legislative and performance review.

To audit EHS procedures and standards in practice and identify where standards are not being met. Instigating corrective actions with relevant departments and make amendments / improvements to procedures where appropriate.

Maintain appropriate EHS records, data and timely reporting. Ensure root cause analysis investigation is completed for all incidents, appropriate action is identified and ensure all actions are closed.

Control the site Hazard, Near Miss and Reportable data base (legal compliance by country).

Liaison and participation with Regional and Corporate EHS colleagues, through calls, meetings and implementation of SW Corporate standards

May have responsibility for Permit to work management on site issuing the correct permits to contractors / suppliers.

If working on a COMAH / SEVESO site, abide by local regulations to ensure all requirements are met.

Provide information on occupational health related concerns with support from occupational health resource. Initiation of any necessary occupational hygiene monitoring and provide advice and guidance on the results

Use hierarchy of control measures to minimise exposure to hazardous substances, and danger from flammable, explosive, electrical, noise, manual handling risks and other hazards.

Ensure efficient EHS communication via EHS Committee Meetings, attendance and sharing information from EHS EMEAI meetings and EHS Alerts from other sites.

Promote safety messaging at the start of every meeting.

Promote a continually improving safety culture through the support and leading of EHS sub-committees with employee involvement

May be responsible for waste management controlling waste streams, reconciliation of waste documents through identifying, classifying and controlling correctly.

External liaison with regulators, consultants, trade and professional bodies to ensure compliance and capture best practice.

Acts as point of contact for any internal or external audits. Liaise with insurance investigators on 3rd Party liability claims.

Identify, develop and facilitate appropriate safety, health and environmental training and refresher training.

To facilitate process safety processes such as HAZID and HAZOP.

Ensure Emergency Preparedness ensuring appropriate training and test run scenarios. To ensure contingency plans are current.

Provides out of hours emergency contact service. Ensures fire-fighting equipment is appropriately maintained.

Supervises local EHS team, including hiring, training, evaluating performance, providing compensation recommendations, and determining disciplinary actions when necessary.

Accountable for the security operation on site. Investigates to root cause any security incidents and ensures timely action completion (remove if this is not relevant).

Performs other duties as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

FORMAL EDUCATION :

Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, Health and Safety, or a related field or equivalent education and experience

Four years of professional HSE experience.

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE :

  • Administering health, safety, and environmental programs;
  • Applying comprehensive health, safety and environmental principles and practices;
  • Performing complex investigations and operational audits;
  • Interpreting and applying department policies and procedures and applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
  • Overseeing health, safety, and environmental incidents;
  • Investigating and controlling sensitive situations;
  • Analyzing and preparing operational reports;
  • PC skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); and other applicable applications;
  • Communicating with co-workers to provide and receive direction.

    Please note that Sherwin Williams is unable to respond to any enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

    WELCOME TO SHERWIN-WILLIAMS

    Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $18 billion in sales, more than 4,100 stores, and 140 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide.

    Our 60,000 employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career.

    Find yours and join us today.

    At Sherwin-Williams, we're proud of the company we keep our family of loyal employees. To learn about our company and our culture go to Sherwin.com / careers.

    Basic Qualification :

    Please note you will need the existing right to work in the country you apply for. Sherwin-Williams is unable to sponsor work permits or visas.

    Equal Opportunity

    An equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, colour, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, disability, age pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, or any other consideration prohibited by law.

    Primary Location

    United Kingdom-SOUTH YORKSHIRE-SHEFFIELD

    Work Locations

    GBR Sheffield PlantThorncliffe ParkSheffieldS35 2YP

    Ongoing

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