SHEQ Manager


Leeds, GB

An introduction to Etex

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. By joining Etex, you won’t just be joining an international leader, you will inspire people around the world to build living spaces that are ever safer, more sustainable, smarter and beautiful. You’ll be joining a company who wants to inspire change.

We are committed to making a positive human impact on the world. In return, we’ll reward you by investing in your development and your personal well-being. Whilst our core values help us develop those effective and sustainable lightweight solutions we’re known for, it’s our people that matter most!

Our diverse and inclusive workforce always strives for excellence. We have over 100 years of experience manufacturing high-performance building solutions. Etex is a company that is committed to success - and when you join us, we’ll be committed to you.


Etex are seeking a Quality Environmental, Health and Safety Manager (QEHS) to join the team!

Location: Leeds – Regular National Travel & Occasional International Travel

Competitive Salary Depending on Experience

What you’ll do:

The QEHS Manager is responsible for taking a lead role in supporting all matters of Quality, Environmental, Health, and Safety compliance across both the operational footprint and Construction sites to ensure consistent progress.

Key Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to:

  • Ensuring that site teams are aligned with the business objectives and targets
  • Supporting and advising all sites on all legal requirements, ensuring that the business area always remains complaint and audit ready
  • Through visible leadership, ensuring a positive safety and environmental culture is encourages, continuous improvement sustained, and the sharing of best practices demonstrated
  • Managing the generation and upkeep of required QEHS improvement plans across the BU
  • Supporting the development of Performance Plans and controlling the QEHS budget for the Operational BU
  • Aiding in the implementation of Etex Group QEHS and Quality Objectives within the BU
  • Ensuring that quality standards are achieved across all sites, local, divisional, global, UK and international
  • Carrying out regular audits against the ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 standards and demonstrate improved performance
  •  To always promote Health & Safety in the workplace, displaying excellent personal safety and challenging others when unsafe behaviour is observed. Taking full responsibility for driving a safety-first performance culture within your team / department to ensure we achieve our overall aim of ‘Zero harm’
  • Provide guidance to the QEHS Team for ensuring high quality investigation of incidents
  • Supporting the ‘One Etex’ philosophy by leading QEHS team meetings (local, UK and regional) to ensure best practice, sharing knowledge and supporting efficient work activities
  • Identifying, promoting, and sharing best practices from within Etex Group as well as other external sources
  • Using QEHS data created to identify trends and opportunities for improvements
  • Any other tasks to be reasonably expected within the scope and grade of this role


What you’ll bring:

  • HND or Degree in relevant discipline
  • GCSE grade A-C in Maths and English (or equivalent)
  • NEBOSH Diploma
  • IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management
  • ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor
  • Excellent level of written and spoken English
  • The ability to interpret and implement legislative and regulatory change
  • Personable and approachable
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills to explain QEHS issues at all levels of the business
  • Strong communication skills to work with people and provide training on QEHS Procedures
  • Demonstratable relevant experience of working in a commercial or industrial environment
  • Experience of reading Engineering Drawing
  • Experience of developing Quality Control Plans


Who you’ll work with:

At Etex we believe that it’s not about who I report to, or who reports to me. It’s about who I can help and who can help me. As the QEHS Manager, your expertise means that you will be a valued member of the team.  In addition to your direct team, you will have regular connections with Key Stakeholders across the Etex Business Units.

Why work with Etex?

At Etex, we might be leaders in modern, sustainable construction, but our people are our priority. We care about our teammates and they feel it. We are driven by a core set of values that permeates through everything we do. A passion for excellence drives us. Through dedication, innovation and adherence to the highest standards, we deliver the very best quality to our partners and customers. 

We connect and care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people. When we combine these two elements, we are able to pioneer to lead. We actively seek to outperform and act as a leader in our ever-changing sector. We harness the power of sustainable construction and take responsibility for the impact our people, our operations and our legacy make on the world.

We make a positive human impact – motivated by changing people’s lives, improving the future of our planet and over-delivering for our customers.

Etex is a place for people who want to inspire change and build inspiring ways of living.


What we offer:

  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays + your birthday off!
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension scheme - matching up to 5%
  • Opportunities to attend training and development, and support for further education
  • Free eye tests / discounted eyewear vouchers through Specsavers 
  • Company Life Assurance - 5x your annual salary
  • Employee assistance programme



Our Social Responsibilities  

Etex has a clear commitment to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and working on innovative solutions for the building industry. 

Our ambition is to reduce negative effects and scale up positive impacts. We prioritise decarbonisation, including the use of renewable energy, as well as circularity, with a first focus on waste management.

We engage in a wide range of voluntary initiatives which offer support to local communities through partnerships and social projects. Our teammates know their local communities best, we are proud of the numerous projects and actions initiated around the world that are based on the awareness of their communities’ needs.


Commitment to diversity 

We’re incredibly proud of the community we’ve created at Etex. We form a global team of over 13,500 individuals from an enormous variety of backgrounds, races, faiths, and genders. Our diversity is our strength, and we are committed to ensuring that all of our teammates feel included and happy at work. 

If you require any additional support with your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch so that we can make arrangements for you.

Good luck with your application 

As you have seen, our Teammates mean the world to us, they enable us to Inspire Ways of Living. If this role appeals to you, click apply now and discover how a career at Etex will help you learn, grow and lead. We look forward to hearing from you.