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HSE Plant Lead

Company: Brambles
Location: East Syracuse
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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

Job Description

Position Purpose

To lead and be the conscience of all Health Safety and Environmental matters within the plant ensuring all functional rolls meet their respective legal and local obligations.

Major/Key Accountabilities

  • Effective implementation of CHEP OHS&E Systems - ensuring the GAP process is reviewed on a regular basis and leading closure of resultant corrective actions
  • Lead and monitor continuous improvement via systemic change based on data and root cause analysis of incidents, near misses and environmental occurrences
  • Formulate practical ways to ensure engagement of all stake-holders on a plant and individual basis
  • Implement and monitor OLIE and MOT as the-CHEP Behavior Observation System.
  • Coordinating the Plant OHS&E Action Plan to achieve target compliance.
  • Leading/facilitating Root cause investigation on all Incidents to actively reduce the plant TIFR.
  • Leading/facilitating Root cause investigation on all potentially life changing Near Misses and to assist with communication to the network.
  • Promote healthy Zero Harm discussions within the plant - Zero Harm meetings, PLT meetings.
  • Update the plant KPI's onto iCare on a monthly basis
  • Monitor and review the iCare system to ensure all plant data is input correctly and within a timely manner.
  • Monitor supervisory techniques on Health Safety and environment issues via MOT
  • Monitor and ensuring consistent, timely responses to all issues relating to OHS&E.
  • Communicating & documenting changes to procedures relating to OHS&E, or Management Systems.
  • Advise plant leadership team of any changes to Health and Safety standards
  • Review and monitor training activities on site to ensure they comply with standards set,
  • Actively look to improve OHSE standards within the plant and at network level by evaluation of practicalities, continuous improvement techniques and best practice sharing
  • Ensure legal obligations are met, review and update new legislation within the plant structure


  • BIFR
  • GAP
  • Fire Risk and Security
  • OHSAS 18001
  • Site Environmental Management Plant
  • Plant Engagement improvement measured through attendance, Kaizen, appraisals, team development and Brambles audit


  • US Plants

Authority/ Decision Making

  • Budget within approved limits
  • Delegated responsibilities for Zero Harm in absence of Plant Manager

Key contacts


  • Plant Manager
  • Regional Risk and Safety Manager
  • All OSHE leaders within the network
  • Regional Plant Lead Team members
  • Local Plant Management team
  • Operations staff within the plant
  • Engineering
  • Environmental business partner
  • HR Business Partner


  • Customers - as needed
  • Suppliers - as needed - quality of supplies
  • Insurance agencies - as needed - insurance claims / issues
  • Local Authorities - as needed - safety and environmental issues
  • External societies - as needed - updates on legislation



  • NEBOSH General Certificate; Tech degree, Safety level 1, Environmental level B, NEBOSH Diploma, Engineering Degree, Environmental qualification


  • Auditing, ISO 9001, ISO 14000 (1), ISOSH 18001


  • 3+ years of manufacturing HSE experience
  • 18-months of plant leadership experience

Skills and Knowledge

  • Proven working experience of working within a high volume / target driven manufacturing environment
  • Computer: MS Packages including MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Personal: Capabilities in Leadership;
  • Communication; Capacity, Collaboration; and
  • Problem Solving



  • English


  • Spanish

Preferred Education

Qualified Professional and Equivalent. Basic (3 years)

Preferred Level of Work Experience

3 - 5 years

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to developing a diverse workforce in which everyone is treated fairly, with respect, and has the opportunity to contribute to business success while realizing his or her potential. This means harnessing the unique skills and experience that each individual brings and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Individuals fraudulently misrepresenting themselves as Brambles or CHEP representatives have scheduled interviews and offered fraudulent employment opportunities with the intent to commit identity theft or solicit money. Brambles and CHEP never conduct interviews via online chat or request money as a term of employment. If you have a question as to the legitimacy of an interview or job offer, please contact us at

Keywords: Brambles, Syracuse , HSE Plant Lead, Other , East Syracuse, New York

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