Health & Safety Manager (Ref:9546)

We have an opportunity for a dedicated Health & Safety Business Partner to lead the H&S agenda across our ReadyMix Business. If you are based in the Southeast and looking for a multi-site role with Full UK / National scope in a highly valued and visible position, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a large business and showcase your capability across a broader stage. 

About the role
Supporting the Director of Health and Safety and the relevant Executive Commitee member(s) you will lead the delivery of the company’s Health and Safety agenda and longer term strategy.  You will partner and provide value adding technical, specialist, Health and Safety support and guidance to the operational business whilst working in partnership with other functions, including the HR Leadership Team and other Business Stakeholders. 

Other elements to the role include:

  • Supporting the development of the overall strategy of continuous improvement for Health & Safety initiatives
  • Implementation of various programmes necessary to meet the Health & Safety goals  
  • Providing technical expertise, strategic leadership, training and support for various facilities, departments, BU’s, Regions and AIUK-wide.
  • Developing subject matter expertise for specific risks / focus areas as the BU or region requires.
  • Understanding the products and potential health and safety hazards, present at all sites, taking steps to mitigate potential health and safety hazards.
  • Provision of Health and Safety advice to the business to ensure the successful implementation of current plans / roadmap and operation of the integrated management system.
  • Ensuring legal requirements are identified and understood at a local level.
  • Providing support to operational units in order for them to robustly undertake external audits and other high profile site visits.
  • Support the business and sites in deploying the safety management system.
  • Provide support for the evaluation of training needs, development and the delivery of training.
  • Supporting high potential incident investigations, providing detailed feedback of findings and advice in a manner which enhances the organisational capability.
  • Ensuring maintenance of an effective working relationship with enforcement agencies, the local community and other interested stakeholders
  • Providing effective communication of issues and best practice to the Director of Health and Safety.  

What will you bring?

  • Be able to demonstrate leadership experience within a Health & Safety function, with proven experience of leading effective Health & Safety initiatives. 
  • Extensive knowledge of effective Health and Safety management strategies and best practice, with a detailed knowledge of current legislation and its application in a Quarry / Manufacturing environment. 
  • Holds (or working towards) a recognised professional safety qualification e.g. NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent, iema foundation course.
  • Holds (or working towards) Chartered status to the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH). 
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and challenge constructively.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively across the H&S team and wider business. Able to demonstrate effective team working and networking skills.
  • Highly motivated, with proactive approach, improvement and solution orientated and ability to work independently using own initiative. 
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and organise own workload. 

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognizing the contribution you bring
  • Opportunities for Career Progression both at home and abroad
  • An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business

We are committed to building a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

Why join Aggregate Industries?

To be at the heart of construction, we see our people at the forefront of the construction industry, transforming it into a more sustainable future. We employ highly talented, experienced and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. We have industry-leading capability in innovation, enabling us to anticipate and meet the changing needs of our customers. We are committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in. LafargeHolcim has a global footprint with leadership positions in the vast majority of its markets and a diversified portfolio with a good balance between mature and developing markets positioned in highly populated areas. 

About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the front line of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 270 sites and more than 3,900 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and offer national road surfacing and contracting services. 

We’re also a proud member of LafargeHolcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 90,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets.

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About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 330 sites and more than 4100 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and export supply materials for cement and offer national road surfacing and contracting services.