Health & Safety Manager

DR Newitt
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£Very Competitive
12 Oct 2017
12 Nov 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Job Title:     Health and Safety Manager - IDEALLY FOOD MANUFACTURING EXPERIENCE

Location:     Manchester

Salary:         Very Competitive (DOE)

Hours:         Monday-Friday

This is a brand new position for an ambient business based in Manchester. This role will allow the successful applicant to grow into a position that brings responsibility and development at a SNR level.

The successful candidate will provide advice and support across multiple sites within the business and implement health and safety systems.

The role will cover a variety of duties, including:

  • Review and develop all aspects of the health and safety management system
  • Monitor, evaluate and review existing, new and upcoming Health and Safety legislation
  • Work proactively with managers and other key staff to establish and maintain a programme of continuous improvement in the management of Health and Safety within their areas of responsibility
  • Ensure that rigorous risk assessment and accident management systems are in place to enable risk assessment processes to identify hazards and to ensure that appropriate control measures are in place
  • Maintain a central record of all risk assessments
  • Discuss areas for improvement with relevant staff and/or external bodies and agree appropriate corrective action
  • Ensure all training is up to date across sites
  • Complete reports and any project work as required by management


  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent
  • IOSH qualification
  • Train the trainer desirable
  • Computer skills, especially Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Able to work calmly and efficiently under strict time constraints

Please get in touch to Amy@drnewitt or call 0161 833 0181 for more information.

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