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Health and Safety Manager

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Facilities
Location
Singapore - Advanced Manufacturing

About Us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re driven by progress and thrive on the challenge of relentless improvement. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people.

About the Role

This role will be responsible for planning, establishing, directing and implementing a recognised EHS management system to assure regulatory compliance, measure the effectiveness existing practice and assure correction of deficiencies.

The role holder is responsible for providing competent EHS advice, support and assistance for the manufacturing site (Including RDD).  This people manager role will include managing a team of H&S professionals deployed on site.

The role holder will also contribute to and implement the Global EHS strategy within this area of responsibility, and wider (as required).

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

In the context of the scope of this role:

  • Be the subject matter expert / primary point of contact, for all operational EHS management enquiries, advice, support, training, coaching and incidents. This will be enhanced through frequent and effective engagement & communication with the site management teams. Key topics of this role will cover, (but will not be limited) to:
  • Ensuring EHS considerations are established throughout the selection and use of third party contractors, including supporting Project works.
  • Implementation of environmental initiatives.
  • Control of hazardous substances, Electrical Safety, Management of Asbestos, Compliance/ Inspections, Return to work assessments, Personal Evacuation Emergency Plans, Workstation Assessments, Fire Safety Management, Provision of First Aid, EHS training plan, operations,  Manual Handling, New & Expectant mothers, General site safety (in particular the interaction between vehicles and pedestrians,) Working at height, Work experience/young people, Inductions, permit to work, Energy storage, Laboratories and workshops, Occupational Health & Hygiene, Local exhaust systems, Pressure vessels, Radiation, Vibration, Use of Work Equipment and Ergonomics.
  • Contribute, manage and maintain (but not limited to): the Global EHS Management System, Global Incident Reporting System, company legislation tool, LMS, Global EHS Sharepoint site.
  • Partner with internal and external auditors/inspectors  to ensure that support is provided to facilitate the close out of EHS actions.
  • Partner with the regional and global fire risk manager to ensure a robust approach to fire life safety is adopted throughout the site.
  • Support through partnering, the capital project process to ensure that EHS matters are identified and considered at an early stage in the project. Ensuring operational EHS requirements are in place for all workplace projects.
  • Liaise with Human Resources advisors on Occupational Health issues and advising on referrals. 
  • Establishing location EHS committee structure’s ensuring communication of best practice and worker engagement.
  • Monitor all related EHS incidents. Provide assistance and support to managers and where necessary personally investigate serious EHS incidents to identify underlying causes; recording findings and recommendations.
  • Partner with the Workplace Team to ensure that Local Exhaust Ventilation statutory inspections are undertaken.  Work with locations to put in place a LEV procedure for RDD to establish responsibilities.
  • Build and manage relationships with external regulators.
  • Assists regional leadership in assessing EHS related business risks and establishing annual targets for the region. Analyzes performance, sets strategies, and leads development and implementation of action plans for year over year improvement.
  • Plans, develops and implements EHS management strategy, programs, policies and procedures that ensures full compliance with applicable laws, regulations and customer requirements. Ensures that standard work exists for the management and preparation and submission of EHS reports in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and customer requirements.
  • Partner with Regional EHS in assessing EHS -related business risks and establishing annual EHS targets for the location. Analyses performance, sets strategies, and leads development and implementation of action plans for year over year improvement.
  • Lead facility EHS review process to help management detect accident/health hazards and determine corrective or preventative measures and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented and are producing the desired results.
  • Provides leadership in the investigation of serious accidents and injuries and ensures that local resources fully cooperate in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations.
  • Compiles and submits KPIs & metrics on EHS events and provides updates on the progress towards EHS targets, on site EHS and facility activities, and any agency/regulatory inspections/violations.
  • Ensures that EHS and Facility Team remain up-to-date and conversant with relevant laws, regulations and other statutory requirements that impact EHS across their local areas of responsibility.
  • To coordinates with regulatory agencies, customers and industry groups to ensure that the company remain at the forefront of EHS trends within the industry.
  • Manage of all internal and external EHS audits and programs (e.g. CSER, WCA ,Swiss Re, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001), develop action plans to resolve findings, and implement countermeasures promptly and effectively.
  • Provides leadership on EHS issues and assist management in understanding business impacts of EHS facility issues thereby enabling prudent allocation of resources and decision-making and assist them in identifying and implements corrective measures to improve the site’s EHS performance against goals.
  • Leads in EHS projects and coordinate project plans and execution as assigned
  • Support the Facilities teams in identifying, scoping and implementing energy savings and sustainability improvements

About You

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree with 8 years (min) experience working in a manufacturing or process plant.
  • Conversant with Process Safety Management programs like MOC, PSSR, PHA, HAZOP.
  • Understanding of H&S legal frameworks locally, and have the ability and resourcefulness to determine the practical application of the requirements.
  • Demonstrable experience of working in partnership with enforcement officers.
  • Good communication skills
  • A recognised EHS qualification:
  • Registered Workplace Safety Officer.
  • Practising Senior Fire Safety Manager Certification
  • Demonstrable continuing professional development (CPD).

* Or actively working towards for exceptional candidates with significant experience and/or qualification.

Competencies

  • Whilst ensuring Dyson maintains legal compliance and works towards best practice, the role holder will need to demonstrate flexibility in their approach and maintain a proactive can do attitude, and works towards the success of the whole Dyson team and not just the functional area.
  • Be an ambassador, vocal advocate, influencer and presence for EHS management.
  • Excellent relationship building skills with the ability to build a network of connections both internally and externally.
  • Ability to work sensitively, discretely, and effectively across Dyson.
  • Must demonstrate a passion for working for Dyson.

Benefits

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

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Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

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