Brambles companies, including CHEP, help move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organisation on earth. Our 330 million pallets, crates and containers are continuously in motion, forming the invisible backbone of the global supply chain and the world's biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, sustainably and safely. As pioneers of the sharing economy, Brambles created one of the world's most sustainable logistics businesses through the share and reuse of its platforms under a model known as 'pooling'. Brambles primarily serves the fast-moving consumer goods (e.g. dry food, grocery, and health and personal care), fresh produce, beverage, retail and general manufacturing industries. The Group employs more than 10,000 people and operates in over 60 countries with its largest operations in North America and Western Europe. For further information, please visit www.brambles.com.
Lead the HSE Team and work closely with operational personnel in the assigned region to give support and technical assistance for the implementation and administration of the Health, Safety and Environmental program and Employee HSE Training. This position reports directly to the Regional HSE Manager - HSE. This role is a key resource and provides functional direction and technical support to Plant Management teams in developing and implementing strategies to improve EHS performance, as well as compliance with Brambles/CHEP standards and other regulatory requirements.
Lead the Regional HSE team to accomplish the following:
Develop and implement initiatives and programs designed to reduce injuries in 24 Brambles-operated sites and for all CHEP and Brambles field-based employees in North America. Total scope covers more about 2800 individuals employed by Brambles and contract employees supervised by Brambles employees.
Ensure plant equipment is designed to meet internal standards for safety and advocate for ongoing improvements to equipment and people safety through engineering controls.
Lead initiatives for site improvements to equipment guarding standards and the engineering of safer tools and machines.
Lead initiatives for identification and prioritization for risk through work station risk assessments.
Serve as mentor and trainer for plant managers and other key supply chain leaders in safety.
Assist sites in implementing a robust Safety Management System and provide support for corrective actions identified during internal and or external audits.
Apply Human and Organizational Performance principals through facilitation of the development and training of Learning Teams at the site level in support of the Safety Differently strategy.
Ensure that all applicable safety and environmental incidents are reported in a timely fashion, investigated properly, and classified and reported according to Brambles SOP and applicable governmental regulations. Generate and publish incident reports and alerts as necessary.
Drive improvements at the site based upon Gap Audit data, Leading safety indicators, internal audit findings, and workstation risk assessments.
Ongoing reduction of Brambles recordable incidents as measured by the Brambles Injury Frequency Rate (BIFR)
Ongoing reduction of First Aid Treatment incidents as measured by the First Aid Treatment Frequency Rate (FATFR) and Total Incident Frequency Rate (TIFR)
Ongoing improvement of Leading Indicator Score Cards for each location.
Proper management of assigned overhead budgets.
Timely implementation of assigned initiatives.
Authority/ Decision Making
Financial decision authority IAW to the Brambles approval matrix at the B3 level.
Hire for approved open positions and terminate any direct report in accordance with procedural requirements and legal limitations.
Determine and approve annual merit increases and bonus payments within the allocated funding.
Sr. Director, Global HSE
Director, North America HSE
Other Regional HSE leaders
Senior supply chain leadership
Brambles Learning & Development
Safety consultants and trainers
Skills and Knowledge
Intimate and detailed knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental regulations in North America
Highly skilled in the use of the iCare EHS system
Skilled communicator, both oral and written, and able to present effectively at all levels in the organization
Preferred Level of Work Experience
5 - 7 years
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