We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Manager to form part of our team at Taylor Lane Timber Frame.


Main Responsibilities

Reporting to the Managing Director, the HSE Manager’s main responsibilities will be:

  • Act as the focal point and champion for HSE, working closely with the regional management team and factory/site management teams to continuously improve HSE performance.
  • Provide guidance and ensure compliance with the Taylor Lane Standards, HSE management system and statutory/legal requirements.
  • Actively contribute to the development of the company’s HSE management system and improvement plans.
  • Initiate and maintain positive and proactive measures to raise the level of HSE awareness and performance throughout all departments of the region and with our contractors.
  • Assist in the development of the regional training plans and delivery of HSE-related training courses.
  • Provide advice and support and be actively involved in the tendering of works packages and, where necessary, attend pre-start meetings with clients or contractors.
  • Conduct HSE inspections and compliance audits in line with the business strategy and support effective close-out of any actions arising.
  • Visit all locations/sites on a frequent basis to support, coach and advise the relevant teams to ensure that the highest HSE standards are achieved and maintained.
  • Review HSE documentation, such as risk assessments and support the management team to ensure suitability and effective implementation.
  • Ensure HSE information, eg board reports, performance reports, bulletins, etc., is effectively communicated within the region.
  • Ensure that all accidents and incidents are reported and investigated in accordance with Group requirements.
  • Manage contact and develop good working relationships with enforcement agencies, eg HSE, EA/SEPA, EHO, etc.).
  • Lead on new initiatives and seek opportunities to improve and develop HSE, including capital expenditure projects.


Experience and Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following experience/qualifications:

  • CMIOSH (or Grad IOSH and working towards) and qualified to NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent, ie NVQ Level 5 or 6 or accredited degree.
  • IEMA (or AIEMA and working towards) and qualified to IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management or equivalent, ie NEBOSH Environmental Diploma.
  • Ability to demonstrate advanced knowledge of UK health, safety and environmental legislation, particularly with regard to the manufacturing and construction industries.
  • Comfortable with developing relationships with employees at all levels.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels. Ability to develop close working relationships with other departments.
  • Confident in delivering good quality presentations and training.
  • Good negotiation skills, well organised and self-motivated.
  • Able to prioritise demands effectively whilst delivering exceptional customer service.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and skill in the use of information technology and communications techniques, particularly MS Office applications.
  • Experience, skill and accuracy in conducting incident investigation and HSE inspections/ audits and producing succinct, informative reports to a high level of quality.
  • Extensive experience in undertaking a similar role within the manufacturing, construction or housebuilding industries.
  • Experience in dealing with regulatory authorities and developing contacts within the manufacturing and construction industries.


This is a hybrid role that will involve working from the office, site, and on occasion, home.


To apply please send your CV to hr@taylor-lane.co.uk or call us on 01432 271912