Quaker Houghton is a leading multinational company present in many people’s lives by providing solutions to the main industries in today’s economy such as the automotive, aerospace & metals sectors.
This is a very dynamic Environmental, Health & Safetyrole, you will support our Manchester head office and R&D teams as well as our field-based technicians located at our 50+ customer sites within the UK & Ireland region to continue to keep safety at the core of our culture and take it to the next level.
Join us and help us build a better & safer future!
What’s in it For You?
Company car + fuel expenses paid
Hybrid work schedule.
Group income protection.
Company laptop and mobile phone.
25 days paid time off + bank holidays.
2 days annual paid leave for volunteering.
Wellbeing, Women Inclusion, Diversity & Inclusion programs.
On the job training as part of our QH University .
What will you do?
You will ensure sustainability and drive for continuous improvement at the Quaker Houghton Manchester site and our UK & Ireland customer sites where our field-technicians operate, these sites are mainly automotive and aerospace manufacturing plants.
Manage, develop and motivate the UK & Ireland EHS Specialist reporting into this role.
Engage with office and lab teams based in our Manchester location as well as with the field-based technicians located at our customer sites to promote and elevate our EHSQ standards.
Work closely with the Regional EHS Manager, Site Manager, Lab Manager, Warehouse Manager and other relevant local business leaders, external firms and contractors when necessary to ensure full engagement.
Provide EHS knowledge, guidance, coaching and training to establish a positive progressive EHS culture. Act as a key resource for EHS training.
Investigate Incidents, near misses, hazard identifications and ensure appropriate root causes are identified and corrective actions are implemented.
Be responsible for the EHSQ management system within UK & Ireland.
Perform or coordinate internal and external audits, tests & inspections to ensure EHSQ standards and regulations are met.
Support and implement corporate EHS programs and systems.
Attend training, seminars, webinars where required to assist in maintaining an up-to-date professional knowledge in all areas of EHS legislation, standards, guidelines and codes of practice and ensure that any changes are reflected in the Company’s systems.
Travelling within UK & Ireland: 50%.
What do we look for?
Experience: A minimum of 5 years in the Environmental, Health and Safety discipline, ideally within an industrial environment. Any additional training needed will be offered upon onboarding.
Education: NEBOSH Certificate, or equivalent and working towards full membership of IOSH, or equivalent.
Language: English professional level; written and spoken.
Location: Remote working role within the UK. Location is flexible, ideally based around the Manchester area.
Driving license is a must.
Excellent communication skills to work within all levels.
Good practical problem solving with acute attention to detail.
Strong team player, passionate about delivering success.
Who are we?
We are the global leader in industrial process fluids present in 40+ countries continually improving and innovating so the world’s steel, aluminum, automotive, aircraft, machinery and industrial parts manufacturers can stay ahead in a changing world. Throughout our 100+ locations, our chemists, engineers and industry experts partner with our customers to continually improve their operations so they can run even more efficiently, even more effectively, whatever comes next.
Act with integrity
Exceed Customer Expectations
Do Great Things Together
Our core values embody who we are as a company, guide our decisions and inspire us. Our commitment to these values, in words and actions, builds a safer, stronger Quaker Houghton. They are the fundamental beliefs that guide our internal conduct and our relationship with the outside world.