Global Health & Safety Director

Closing Date: 17th August 2020
Reports To: Operations Director
Position Summary:

The Opportunity

 The Global Health & Safety Director will develop and lead Rotork’s global Health & Safety strategy, building on our already strong Health & Safety processes and standards and improving them further. You’ll lead the redesign of Rotork’s Health & Safety structure, drive improvements and change, and own the global Health & Safety agenda for Rotork. 

In this role you will be responsible for the design, implementation, communication, and coordination of all environmental, health and safety programs for the company.

We’re looking for someone who is not only an experienced Safety practitioner, but someone who has experience of developing and leading a Health & Safety approach at scale, ideally within an industrial or manufacturing environment and with either large multi-region or global scope. You’ll need the ability to engage and influence our people at every level of the business and drive Safety globally.


What you’ll do:

  • Devise and develop Rotork’s global Health & Safety policy, systems and strategy
  • Lead continuous improvement in H&S culture, performance and communications
  • Direct the resources and activities of the company to support H&S programs
  • Continually maintain an appropriate level of awareness, knowledge, and preparedness across the company to create a culture that prioritizes effective H&S
  • Review existing H&S policies and practices of the company to ensure they are current and appropriate; conduct hazard and risk assessments and change existing or develop new recommendations from these assessments


What we’re looking for:

  • Strong track record of H&S excellence and technical understanding within industrial manufacturing environments
  • Experience in a global H&S leadership role
  • Proven track record of changing culture within manufacturing environments
  • Engaging leadership style with the ability and executive presence to influence both internal and external decision makers at senior executive level
  • Significant experience of interpreting relevant legislation  and developing best practice Health & Safety systems
  • Ideally, experience working in an environment using hazardous materials, such as pharmaceutical, oil and gas or chemical manufacturing
  • Degree in H&S, NEBOSH certification
Location: Flexible- any major Rotork site worldwide
Division: Rotork PLC
Rotork Office: UK - Bath - Rotork UK
Job Type: Full Time
Area Of Interest: Engineering
Contact: Giles Lewis
Contact Email:

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