HSE Lead

Working for this multi-billion-pound market spearheading company as a HSE Leader means receiving a comprehensive benefits package alongside your salary.

This includes double figure pension, annual bonus, private medical care scheme and life assurance amongst others.

In addition to this 28-day annual leave plus bank holidays.

Progression is a genuine opportunity with this company given their ambitious but stable growth and investment strategy.

This permanent HSE Leader role is working for Nufarm, a global player in the world of agricultural chemicals.

Nufarm is investing around £60million into the UK operation in West Yorkshire over the course of the next 4 years, building on an already reputable brand and manufacturing site of around 350 people.

Nufarm's central products, including proven active ingredients, are packaged to deliver practical solutions in continuing to support European Agriculture and offer stability to those employed by them.

As the HSE Leader you will be responsible for leading the HSE Department to provide a service to Manufacturing, Maintenance and other work groups to ensure ever improving Health, Safety and Environmental performance based on effective and legally compliant Management Systems.
Responsibilities of the HSE Leader:



  • Accountable for driving change and developing safety culture across the site.

  • Accountable for the Compliance Plan process including development and implementation of plan for regular interactions with all relevant regulatory bodies.

    Leads the interface with the community and regulator for Health, Safety & Environmental related issues.

  • Coach and develop HSE Department and broader site team on Health, Safety & Environmental vision and goals.

  • Leads the development and implementation of a plan to achieve Best Practice performance aligned with business and site Health, Safety & Environmental targets.

    Sets Site HSE KPIs and improvement plans to continually improve.

  • In conjunction with the various specialists, develop a comprehensive Health, Safety & Environmental training and competency programme for the site.

  • Actively involved in conducting and reviewing Health, Safety & Environmental related RCAs to ensure that root causes are correctly identified and addressed at the management system level.

    Feeds back analysis of management system failures to the Site Leadership Team to identify improvement opportunities.

  • Searches for and implements Health, Safety & Environmental Best Practices and actively shares learnings and improvements within Site, Region and Nufarm Globally.


To be successful as the HSE Leader you will be qualified to NEBOSH Diploma level or equivalent.

This candidate will hold 15-20 years' experience working within a high hazard chemical manufacturing operation, ideally on a COMAH site (or equivalent).

Experience utilising key process safety and investigation tools such as HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA, HFA & RCA is essential.

Finally, good communication skills are paramount to the success of this role, the role requires engagement of key stakeholders (shopfloor to board level executives) throughout the organisation.

Please apply directly for further information regarding this HSE Leader position.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £100000.00 - £105000.00 per annum
  • Location: Bradford, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: E3 Recruitment
  • Contact: James Travis
  • Tel: 01484 645269
  • Fax: 01484 500385
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  • Posted: 2023-01-13 16:42:15 -

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