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Environmental Health & Safety Manager, Oldham

Oldham, GB

Ref. number:  1034

Are you passionate about making life better for patients worldwide?


If the answer is yes, you think just like us. We are a world-leading medical solutions company, designing and supplying medical solutions to enhance performance in healthcare – from the hospital to the home.

We’re looking for people who want to improve outcomes for healthcare professionals and their patients.

The Environmental Health & Safety Manager’s role is to lead the Oldham site towards it’s aspiration of zero accidents and deliver the highest level of environmental performance through behavioural and culture change. A fundamental part of the role will be to ensure the factory is fully compliant with statutory legislation, regulations and company policies and to be local point of contact for government and auditing bodies.


The Role:


  • Leading all Health, Health & Environmental compliance requirements in line with all legislative, regulatory, company and market expectations
  • Leading H,S & E Governance across Site Operations
  • Representing the site in Molnlycke Health Care group EHS meetings and conferences
  • Resident expert on EHS matters providing support and advice when requested
  • Developing and leading an EHS improvement programme that will deliver KPI targets year on year
  • Implementing, supporting and reviewing an effective internal audit programme
  • Liaising, consulting and communicating with EHS governing and external auditing/assessment bodies
  • Liaising with Occupational Health in relation to matters that are workplace related
  • Managing the accident, incident, near miss and hazard processes and procedures
  • Through effective coaching, ensure all accidents/incidents are thoroughly investigated, documented and root causes identified to implement robust corrective actions
  • Compiling local and group EHS reports and statistics for publication.
  • Managing and maintaining the EHS management system in line with OHSAS 18001 now transitioning to ISO 45001 and ISO 14001
  • Lead auditor OSHA 18001 and ISO 14001 and preferable SA 8001


Qualifications & Experience :

  • Degree qualification preferred
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent in Environmental Health and Safety
  • Working knowledge of Safety and Environment Management Systems (OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001)




About Mölnlycke

Mölnlycke is a world-leading medical solutions company. We design and supply solutions to enhance performance at every point of care – from the hospital to the home.


We specialise in:

  • Wound management: including dressings with Safetac® such as Mepitel® and Mepilex®
  • Preventing pressure ulcers: with Mepilex® Border used prophylactically and devices to help turn and re-position patients
  • Surgical solutions: including Mölnlycke trays, HiBi® antiseptics and Biogel® surgical gloves


Mölnlycke was founded in 1849. Nowadays our solutions are available in around 100 countries; we’re the number one global provider of advanced wound care and single-use surgical products; and we’re Europe’s largest provider of customised trays. Our headquarters are in Gothenburg, Sweden and we have about 7,800 employees around the world.