Summary of the EHS Manager role
As the EHS Manager the main purpose of your role will be to manage and provide environmental, health and safety (EHS) compliance and support for our Deeside facility but also providing corporate wide support if needed, influencing the site and wider global EHS strategy.
Reporting directly to the Site Head with a dotted line to the EHS Director, you will form part of the Site Leadership Team at Deeside. You will lead the implementation of strategies in line with agree values and culture across the business, with policies, procedures, guidance and training to ensure both legal compliance and company standards.
Requirements for the role
- Operating and complying with the required standards with respect to documentation, good housekeeping, cGMP, environmental, health and safety, timekeeping, budgeting, regulatory legislative requirements and in accordance with the rules and requirements of the GMP Compliance Rule book, the Company values, Quality manual, EHS Management Policy and any other company policies and procedures.
- Taking ownership of and be responsible for all actions undertaken as part of role, to ensure commitments to the organisation and colleagues are always met.
- Taking full responsibility for the development and refinement of the Deeside EHS plans including budgeting, forecasting and ongoing monitoring.
- Providing structured coaching, communication, support and guidance to all line managers, safety representatives, emergency responders and wellness team so as to deliver the Deeside EHS strategy, and also to engage them in ongoing programmes and initiatives to raise the overall standards and levels of delivery on site.
- Making active contribution to gather, review, implement and share best practice and lessons learnt around all global sites.
- Continuous improvement and updating of the EHS Management System Framework and Strategies to ensure compliance with current regulatory requirements and alignment with the broader business plan.
- Developing and delivering EHS training programs to ensure competency of management and employees.
- Implementing Environmental Management programmes and management of EHS permits and licences. Continually working to reduce site environmental impact and improve the sustainability of our processing, with the future aim of achieving full carbon neutrality.
- Ensuring timely awareness of changes to regulatory requirements and corporate policy
- Building strong, collaborative and productive relationships with key stakeholders including site personnel, suppliers, partners and regulators.
- Identifying, investigating and reporting on compliance contraventions, serious incidents, accidents and ill health and implementing and monitoring remedial actions.
- Promoting EHS amongst management and staff at all levels and developing a strong behavioural safety culture across the site for staff and visiting personnel and contractors.
- Taking a lead role in the development and maintenance of the site fire and emergency response procedures and systems.
- Managing the occupational health program.
- Embodying our company values, which are: be reliable, be caring, be transparent and be willing.
How you will be rewarded
- Must be degree qualified in an Engineering, Chemistry or other related Science discipline.
- Must have NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent and have achieved at least GradIOSH or Chartered Membership status.
- Must have a comprehensive understanding of the theories and practices in a wide number of specialist EHS areas.
- Ability to effectively communicate at all levels and to understand and interpret legislation and implement in a pragmatic and concise manner.
- Must have previous experience in a similar role within, ideally a pharmaceutical environment.
- Experience of working with highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) is highly desirable.
- The position will involve working in or around areas with chemicals and biological agents. You would be exposed to the normal work conditions of the various operations within the facility and must be able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) and respiratory and respiratory protective equipment (RPE) as appropriate.
Be caring. Be transparent. Be willing. Be reliable.
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including bonus, pension scheme, private healthcare, Perkbox, cycle to work scheme, death in service coverage, on-site health and wellbeing support including medical consultations and physiotherapy, 24/7 employee assistance programme, employee referral scheme, sports and social club as well as opportunity for training and further career development.
Why consider Sterling?
Sterling Pharma Solutions is a global contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) with more than 50 years' experience in developing and manufacturing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). This is complemented by Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) research and development bioconjugation services.
We are a fast growing, dynamic business with facilities in the UK, US and Europe, where we employ more than 1300 talented and passionate people who support our customers in bringing new medicines to market, improving and saving the lives of patients.
Our culture and our way of working is what really sets us apart as a business; we aim to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers and our employees. You can expect to be part of a supportive team, all working towards a shared goal: to deliver first-class science and service to our customers every day.
How to apply
If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online. For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please contact
Sterling Pharma Solutions is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.