EHS Engineer

Date: May 25, 2024

Location: Manchester, UK, GB, WA7 1SR

Company: Actylis

Actylis is a leading manufacturer and supplier of critical raw materials and performance ingredients serving the Life Sciences, Specialty Chemicals, and Agriscience industries.

 

We offer standard and custom ingredients through our rapidly growing portfolio of GMP and non-GMP facilities worldwide, and further choice through our strong sourcing hub network. This unique hybrid option blending manufacturing and global sourcing, combined with more than 75 years of sourcing and distribution experience makes Actylis the Partner of Choice.

Position Summary

The Site EHS Coordinator is responsible for all EHS tasks related to health, safety and environmental hazards at site level as well as administrative needs for recordkeeping, audits, and training for EHS on site.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Continuous monitoring of industry regulatory standards and best practices to ensure compliance with applicable local/national laws and guidance.
  • Develop safety guidelines and related environmental, health and safety communications and educational information.
  • Review all near misses and incidents which occur along with assisting with events (near misses and incidents) investigation process and preventive/corrective actions.
  • Communicate and share the near misses and incidents on site as well as lessons learned and opportunities for improvements.
  • Coordinate on-site deficiencies and safety inspections.
  • Ensure inspections by regulatory agencies are coordinated and deficiencies are minimized and corrected.
  • Maintain all logs and documentation associated with permits and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain and update as needed SOP’s for all safe work practices and equipment
  • Reporting of Site Metrics and EHS KPIs
  • Maintain filing systems regarding EHS policy and programs.
  • Practice safe working techniques and re-enforce the EHS policies, guidelines, and procedures as set out by the Company.
  • Provide advice and assist with the effective implementation of EHS Policies.
  • Provide guidance and direction in EHS programs to all staff to ensure a common and effective approach.
  • Support ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certifications.

Education Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering, Safety, or related field is desired.
  • 5 or more years of relevant EHS experience
  • Experience in managing or handling chemicals at an Upper or Lower Tier COMAH site
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Safety Certification/s (CSP, ASP, SMS, OHST, CHST, STS, STSC, CET, NEBOSH) is a plus.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize workload.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the field's policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Background with ISO 14001 and ISO 45001.

Required Experience & Knowledge

  • Leadership skills.
  • Ability to foster teamwork.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and seek needed information/research skills.
  • Analytical skills as well as a strong attention to detail.
  • Strong knowledge of chemical safety protocols
  • Technical expertise.
  • Working knowledge of EHS regulations.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and Outlook

Supervisory Responsibilities

None

Work Environment

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made where necessary. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.