SHE Manager

£45k - £50k + 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.  Our 3,500 (and growing) fantastic people are what make this possible. They are passionate about creating delicious products for UK consumers, leading retailers and our exciting, market leading brands, which include Pork Farms, Wall’s Pastry, Squeaky Bean and Unearthed. 


We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Safety, Health & Environment Manager (SHE) to join our Tottle Bakery Team in Nottingham.  As part of the Senior Leadership Team, this is a busy, hands-on role, requiring a strong presence on the shop floor, warehouse and all other areas of the site, to ensure compliance with UK legislation and the prevention of injury and ill health.  With a diverse workforce of c550 staff members and being operational on a 24/7 basis, this is a challenging role. 


Key Duties

  • Promote a culture of health, safety & environmental awareness at Site
  • Ensure a structured framework exists for departments in the pursuance of health & safety
  • Ensure the effective communication of SHE information to the workforce at Site
  • Chair monthly SHE Union meeting
  • Maintenance of SHE KPI’s & statistics
  • Collate SHE data and present to the SLT members
  • Assist Training Manager in sourcing & provision of SHE training
  • Liaise with the companies Insurers & their agents in matters pertaining to health & safety 
  • Represent the site on matters of SHE at group & 3rd party events
  • Accident & incident investigation, management & review
  • Support Occupational Health and HR with staff welfare
  • Monitor compliance against Legislation and TCFG SHE standards
  • Own the EA Permit and ensure requirements are met
  • Review & update site Environmental Aspect assessments
  • Assist with packaging compliance returns and CCA returns
  • Management of SHE team 



  • 5 years minimum SHE experience with a strong FMCG Manufacturing background.
  • Relevant SHE professional qualifications: NEBOSH National General Certificate as a minimum
  • 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 Ammonia refrigeration 


Key Skills

  • Technical expert on safety & environmental
  • Able to work 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
  • Excellent analytical, investigative, organisational, report writing and problem-solving skills



  • Excellent leadership skills, to drive SHE projects and mentor SHE team
  • Self-motivated and organised
  • Ability to adjust communication to the audience
  • Possess the necessary interpersonal skills that will enable engagement with all levels of the business
  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team.
  • Must have a flexible, “hands on can do” attitude


  • Car Allowance
  • Pension and Holiday Pay (As you would expect!)
  • Subsidised parking 
  • Professional development with formal and informal training
  • Charity Initiatives onsite
  • 2 Volunteering days per year
  • Well being support groups
  • Access to Grocery Aid
  • Colleague Social events
  • Staff Canteen Facilities