SHE Manager (Multi Site)

£55,000 - £65,0000 per annum + Car Allowance

At The Compleat Food Group we’re on a mission to create tasting food that’s better for people and the planet, we call it ‘Food to Feel Good’. We pride ourselves on being a business that gives equal emphasis to HOW we operate as well as the financial results we achieve. We work at the correct pace to take clear decisive actions and deliver on our commitments, on time every time to drive positive difference, having the courage to think differently and challenge the status quo.

We are innovative leaders in the UK chilled food manufacturing industry. We are dedicated to delivering excellence in every aspect of our operations. Our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence sets us apart. Our 4,500 (and growing) fantastic people are what make this possible. 

We have a fantastic new opportunity for a multi-site based Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Manager to join our team across our three locations in Middlesbrough, you will be working Monday to Friday 8.30 – 17pm (Flexibility around these hours) across our 3 sites.

As our Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE) Manager you will play a critical role in ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all our employees across three locations, continuing to achieve compliance with health regulations, and contribute to a sustainable environmental impact as an organisation. 

Key Duties of the role:

  • Develop and implement site SHE improvement plan
  • Measure site performance against the SHE balance scorecard
  • Monitor SHE risks and hazards across the site and advise on how to minimise or ultimately eliminate them
  • Ensure the site remains legally compliant with all SHE legislation
  • Ensure robust training plans are in place
  • Manage, monitor, and improve SHE performance
  • Manage site verification and monitoring programme (Audits)
  • Manage emergency arrangements and organise emergency teams such as fire marshals and first aiders
  • Implement TCFG SHE management system
  • Comply with reporting and escalation requirements
  • Liaise with enforcing authorities and ensure statutory reporting is undertaken
  • Ensure robust procedures are in place for managing contractors and visitors
  • Manage liability claims
  • Implement group initiatives and campaigns
  • Support the Senior SHE Manager in deploying TCFG strategy and systems
  • Develop, guide, and manage SHE advisors and coordinators
  • Offer general health and safety advice across the site
  • Ensure the site has a functioning SHE committee



  • 6/7 years SHE experience with a strong FMCG Manufacturing background (ideally within Food).
  • Relevant SHE professional qualifications: ie NEBOSH level 6 Diploma
  • Proven record of success in SHE with strong understanding and exposure to Operations, Engineering, Distribution and Supply Chain.
  • Demonstrable experience and working knowledge of SHE Management Systems, Environmental, Fire and Hygiene processes, Incident Reporting and Investigation procedures, Auditing and Safety Systems and processes.
  • Food safety City & Guilds Level 3 Food Safety and Hygiene (or willingness to complete)
  • Prior experience in formulating, implementing and revising SHE policies and procedures.
  • Experience of a Environment Agency Permitted site and the use of F Gas/Ammonia refrigeration 

Key Skills

  • Technical expert on safety & environmental 
  • Able to work cross functionally with a ‘hands on’ approach
  • Articulate with a high level of communication skills (written and oral) and presentation skills.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • To be able to apply reason and persuasion, when needed, in order to promote action and implement change.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and have the confidence and ability to present to groups from all disciplines and levels. 
  • Have a sound understanding of the principles of risk assessment techniques and how they are to be applied in this environment
  • Experience in managing a small team
  • IT, Analytical, Report writing
  • Driving Licence to travel between sites.


  • Self-motivated, analytical, organised, natural problem-solver
  • Possess the necessary interpersonal skills that will enable engagement with all levels of the business. 
  • Ability to work on own initiative, manage people and work successfully as part of site leadership team.
  • Must have a flexible, hands on can do attitude.
  • Friendly and approachable


Benefits to Include:

  • 33 Days annual leave
  • 2 Employee Volunteering Days per year
  • Online and High-street retailer discount scheme 
  • Employee well-being and community support groups
  • Informal and Formal training opportunities with personalised online LMS platform
  • Charity Initiatives and Team events
  • 24/7 Access to Grocery Aid (Free Financial, Emotional and Practical Support)
  • Physical Wellbeing Benefits – Free on demand exercise hub and various gym discounts.
  • Online Wellbeing benefits
  • Free Financial wellbeing – mortgage calculators, budget tools, financial aid tools
  • Holiday Discounts via Online Retail Discount

If this sounds like the opportunity you are looking for, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in the vacancy. Interviews will be held on teams initially then face to face at site.

The Compleat Food Group are proud to have built an inclusive and respectful culture where our colleagues feel safe, supported and valued. A company where they can bring their whole selves to work to achieve exceptional results and thrive.We continue to attract diverse talent into our teams, because we know greater diversity leads to exceptional results and provides a better working life. That’s why we’re committed to ensuring Fairness, Equity, Inclusivity, and Respect in all that we do. 
Recruitment Agencies We have an active and trusted Preferred Supplier List to assist us if required. We do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies.