Health & Safety Environmental Engineer

Location : Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Job Ref : EY57
Consultant : Emily Y James
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £33k - 35k per year


EY57 Health & Safety Environmental Engineer 

Location: Sheffield

Salary: £33,000 – £35,000 per year + Benefits


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Health & Safety Environmental Engineer on behalf of one of our clients.

The purpose of this role is the day to day implementation of the company’s Environment and Health & Safety Policies so as to ensure that the company remains in compliance with UK Environmental, Health & Safety legislation whilst facilitating a safe working environment for all employees and visitors and minimising the impact of operations on the environment. This role reports directly to the Quality Control & Process Engineering Manager. 

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acting as Competent Person with respect to Health, Safety and Environment.
  • Senior Fire Marshall for the Sheffield site.
  • Fire Safety Order Responsible Person co-ordinating all fire safety activities.
  • Completing general health & safety risk assessments, including PUWER, COSHH, DSE, Manual Handling, Ergonomic, Fire, etc.
  • Supporting installation qualification tasks to ensure all equipment meets the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC.
  • Factory security including alarm system and key control.
  • Oversee contractor H&S and Environmental Induction including safe systems of work generation,
  • First aid coordination, accident/incident investigation and RIDDOR reporting.
  • Environmental & H&S Induction training for all new employees and ongoing training for existing employees.
  • Advising on employee PPE allocations, and remedial actions if required.
  • Registration and investigation of all H&S and environmental complaints.
  • Delivery of training on learning outcomes from investigations as required.
  • Coordination of occupational health surveillance.
  • Environment impact identification, aspect rating, monitoring & measuring, energy efficiency and pollution control etc.
  • Control of trade effluent discharge consents and subsequent sample collection for monitor & measurement by an approved subcontractor.
  • Management of waste management including waste transfer note and ‘hazardous’ waste.
  • Oversight of pest control activities by approved subcontractors.
  • Ensure Environment and H&S records are maintained in good order and are fully traceable.
  • Production and presentation of HSE performance reports to senior management.
  • COVID 19 related health & safety activities to meet UK legal and company requirements.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Good standard of education, literacy and communication.
  • Formal qualifications required in Environment and H&S Management e.g. CQI Certificate, IEMA Certificate, NEBOSH Certificate with membership of the relevant professional bodies.
  • Computer literate with experience in all the Microsoft Office packages.
  • An understanding of the importance of working in a highly regulated industry, ISO 9001 and ISO 13485, with the ability to ensure quality control activities meet all applicable standards.
  • A good understanding of current H&S, Environmental Legislation ensuring that all processes meet requirements.
  • Proven track record of working within successful cross-functional teams.
  • Clarity of thought and understanding of processes in order to find suitable and sufficient engineering solutions for Health & safety and environmental problems.
  • Able to communicate and work directly with all departments, functions, employees including regulatory bodies.
  • Dogged and unswerving determination in promoting, developing and maintaining the company as a quality manufacturer and distributor of medical devices in a safe, low carbon emission and pollution free place of work.


  • 25 days + BHs annual leave (increasing with service to max 30)
  • Pension – Eer 4%, Eee 4% on completion of 3 months service
  • 3 month probation period
  • Life Assurance 2 x salary
  • Westfield Health Scheme Membership (level 5)
  • Employee Assistance Programme providing free confidential advice on finance, property, health, legal issues and a counselling service
  • Annual salary review
  • Annual bonus(subject to company performance)

Location: Sheffield

Salary: £33,000 – £35,000 per year + Benefits

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