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HSE Manager

Job Introduction

We are recruiting for a HSE Manager to join our BRUSH Switchgear site based in South Wales, Blackwood. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining Health, Safety & Environment standards in accordance with current legislation whilst ensuring managers and employees comply with all HSE legislation and that HSE policies and practices are adhered to.

Role Responsibility

  • To provide specialist advice for all matters relating to the statutory requirements concerning health safety factors to managers, employees and safety representatives.
  • Supporting the compliance manager with the Implementation and maintenance of procedures to meet the requirements of ISO14001 and ISO45001.
  • Providing the company with statistics and reports in relation to HSE.
  • Compliance with the quality system, including issuing and tracking corrective action requests following internal and external audits.
  • Co-ordination with HSE Legal Advisor in relation to work related claims.
  • Promoting positive HSE culture and continuous improvement within the Company and developing HSE policies and procedures.
  • Supporting HR to ensure the company compliance to the legal health surveillance requirements, working with Occupational Health provider to ensure timely completion of medicals.
  •  Ensure regulatory requirements such as COSHH, RIDDOR and fire plans are met.
  • Assist Managers and Supervisors in the maintenance and develop of risk assessments to ensure they are relevant and up-to-date, eliminating & reducing risk where possible. Completion of Risk Assessments.
  • Assessment of training requirements and provision of training to site employees regarding Health Safety including toolbox talks.
  • Carry out accident and incident investigations, providing reports and identifying route causes and implementing action plans to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Advising on a range of specialist areas, including fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.
  • Monitor and control that PPE issued is compliant.
  • Ensure regulatory requirements such as COSHH, RIDDOR and fire plans are met.
  • Responsible for working towards set key performance indicators and ensuring targets are met.
  • Collection of weekly and monthly KPI information.
  • Empowerment to intervene with any non-compliance.
  • Leading site health and safety initiatives, including chairing meetings.
  • Ensure all data protection activities of personal and special category data; pertaining to current employees, customers and all other external stakeholders, are done so in line with the company’s data protection (GDPR) Policy.


The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of current health, safety and environmental laws and legislation. You will also be qualified in formal training including, NEBOSH/IOSH/IEMA or CIEH and have exposure of BS EN ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001. To succeed in this role, you will have previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment, project management skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.

About the Company

The BRUSH Group is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of generators above 20MVA. With a comprehensive range of products and services including transformers, switchgear, portable generating sets and control & monitoring systems, BRUSH is your ideal partner for electric power generation, distribution monitoring and control.

BRUSH has been a key figure within Electrical Engineering for over 130 years, offering a wide range of ‘electrical machines’, and providing our customer chain with the highest calibre equipment and after sales service.

Here at BRUSH we are very proud to offer:

  • A very competitive salary
  • Private Pension
  • Overnight/daily allowances (for certain roles)
  • Company vehicle (for certain roles)
  • Great development opportunities




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Notice to third party recruitment agencies

Please note that BRUSH Group does not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters of employment agencies. Without the authorisation of the Group Talent Acquisition Manager to submit CVs for that role, BRUSH Group will not agree to payment of any referral or recruiter fee.

In the event of a recruiter or agency submitting a CV or candidate, without the prior authorisation of the Group Talent Acquisition Manager, BRUSH Group explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidates without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

Any unsolicited CVs, including those submitted direct to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of BRUSH Group.