Health and Safety Manager £50k

DR Newitt
£45-£50k + Bonus
10 Apr 2018
10 May 2018
Health & Safety
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Role

Reporting to the Site Manager you will effectively manage and drive the safety & environmental agendas, to ensure that all personnel are operating in a safe and legally compliant environment. As the business continues to grow and invest you will play a key part in CAPEX projects and play a key part in driving cultural change through Continuous Improvement techniques with the aim to be best in class in Health, Safety and Environment.

  • Achieving and maintaining ISO 18001 & maintaining ISO 14001 through the operating teams and Department managers
  • Attend the Health and Safety committee meetings and provide appropriate performance KPIs. Prepare and display KPIs on performance boards, showing all aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental performance. Prepare minutes and action points
  • Manage the various elements of the health, safety & environmental budget to agreed costs. Make recommendations for capital spend
  • Investigate all LTA and high potential accidents. Be a point of reference to the operational teams on incident and accident investigation. Report major Health, Safety & Environmental issues to Departmental Managers
  • Manage the site Risk Assessments Program, including COSHH assessments and generate actions to close out any sub- standard conditions. Mitigate all risks on a temporary basis if necessary. Own the system
  • Liaise closely with Occupational Health Advisor and Unite Safety representatives

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Proven track record in Health, Safety and Environmental management, preferably within a FMCG manufacturing sector
  • Previous experience of maintaining ISO management systems
  • NEBOSH qualification or similar
  • Strong ICT skills to include Microsoft Office packages particularly Excel (essential), PowerPoint (essential)
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) including being comfortable when presenting to internal audiences

What's on Offer

  • Salary: £45-£50k
  • Working hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • Pension/Bonus/25 days holiday + 8 days bank