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Brown-Forman Environmental Health & Safety Advisor in Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom


Imagine working for a company that welcomes you in, inspires you to bring your best self to every opportunity, and encourages you to grow and develop your career in a resilient and fun industry. Brown-Forman offers our employees this kind of career and environment and has for more than 150 years. Together, we proudly live and work by our values, striving each day to be better and do better as people, as a company, and as members of the communities we call home.

Come have a seat at our table!

  • Many Spirits, One Brown‑Forman- We believe that an inclusive culture, one that values the diversity and unique perspective of each individual, allows us each to bring our best self to work and leads to greater teamwork, creativity, and trust.

  • Cultivating a Caring Culture- We know that our strong culture is one of the many reasons people love working at Brown‑Forman.

  • Enriching Life. Enriching Careers- At Brown‑Forman, we craft products known for bringing people together. Our employees have made us what we are today and are the reason for our success. Do not just take our word for it. Brown‑Forman is consistently recognized as a Great Place to Work® in countries around the world

Meaningful Work From Day One

Support Front Line Leaders & Operations Teams in ensuring that the site complies with Health Safety & Environment legislation and the Brown Forman EHS metrics program . Assist in the delivery of BF & SWA sustainability strategies.

Basic Function: Working closely with the EU EHS Manager delivering the corporate EHS strategy & developing continuous improvement within current EHS practices. This is a 2-year fixed-term contract.

What You Can Expect

  • Ensure that risks are identified using the appropriate risk assessment process and managed so that suitable levels of control & review exist.

  • Ensure all incidents are investigated, recorded and appropriate action taken to prevent recurrence.

  • Participate & deliver relevant EHS (Environmental Health & Safety) training initiatives and present them to appropriate personnel as part of competence assurance programmes.

  • Ensure compliance with EHS legislation by monitoring compliance to key site initiatives in all areas e.g. Working at Height, LOTO, Contractor Management, Permits to Work, Fire Hazard Control and Transport. Report back with recommendations /findings to site leadership, including agreed timescales for action.

  • Analyze and categorize all accident and incident data to communicate EHS KPI’s including leading indicators. Support EHS Manager with accident / incident investigations and ensure all corrective actions are completed in the required timescales.

  • Provide support to department managers & Front line leaders towards the implementation of safety improvements

  • Coaching of site operators & front line leaders, assisting in the updating of risk assessment ,SOP’s & Take a Moments

  • Data Monitoring & Reporting – Gather data and report monthly on EHS KPI performance against local targets

  • Drive engagement of employees through the delivery of EHS Committee

  • Support the implementation of corrective actions arising from internal & external audits

  • Identify, support and project manage Environmental Health and Safety improvements and energy saving projects

  • Utility management and energy analysis

  • Support EHS Manager in building the EU sustainability strategy in line with the overall Brown Forman objectives

What You Bring to the Table

  • NEBOSH General certificate

  • Knowledge of current health and safety/environmental compliance

  • Experience in an EHS related role , preferably within a manufacturing environment

  • Excellent communication skills & the ability to influence people

  • Demonstrated understanding of continuous improvement methodologies

  • Ability to work on own initiative and possess strong interpersonal skills

What Makes You Unique

  • Experience in use of Continuous Improvement Techniques and analysis

  • Excellent Communication & Presentation Skills.

  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent

  • Member of a recognized professional body - IOSH/IEMA

  • Process Safety experience

  • Knowledge of lock out tag out procedures & machinery safety

  • Knowledge of COMAH/DSEAR regulations

  • Knowledge of the Carriage of Dangerous Goods

  • Formal training qualification

What We Offer:

Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer equitable pay structures for individual and company performance alongside a premium employee experience. We offer a range of premium benefits that reflect our company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce.


Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Global Supply Chain

City: Aberdeenshire


Country: GBR

Req ID: JR-00006203