H&S Manager

17 Jul 2018
14 Aug 2018
Lauren Allanson
Health & Safety
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Reporting to the Site Director, with a dotted line to the group Health & Safety Manager, you will provide technical expertise and industry knowledge to support to management to enable continuous improvement in Health, Safety and Environmental standards throughout the site.

Client Details

FMCG Manufacturer


  • negotiating with the management team and safety representatives to try to eliminate conflict between production and safety considerations;

  • producing statistics and trending for managers after reporting and analysing accidents and near miss figures;

  • training managers and employees about health and safety issues and minimising risks;

  • advising on a range of specialist areas, including fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases;

  • Maintaining the site EPR license

  • outlining safe operational procedures which identify all relevant hazards and risks;

  • carrying out risk assessments and looking at how risks could be reduced;

  • close liaison with group OHSE risk management with regard to audits, objectives and performance KPI's;

  • liaising with officials from the regulatory authorities to ensure the organisation is compliant with mandatory regulations;

  • keeping up to date with new legislation;

  • carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented, keeping records of their findings and producing reports suggesting improvements;

  • supporting the management team in accident investigations on sites, liaising with the authorities, producing subsequent reports and recommendations;

  • keeping up to date by attending Institution of Occupational Safety and Health seminars and reading professional journals;

  • ensuring the safe installation and commissioning of equipment;

  • attending monthly safety committee meetings;

  • ensuring visitors and contractors comply with Company requirements;

  • practice safe working techniques and re-enforce the safety policies, guidelines, and procedures as set out by the Company;

  • provide daily guidance and direction in to employee, managers, supervisor level to ensure a

  • common and effective approach;

  • developing and implementing a plan to correct or prevent a loss and audit the plan to ensure its

  • effectiveness;

  • ensure that contractor personnel working on the property are in compliance with company policies, health, safety and environmental requirements.

  • provide advice, assist, and audit line management to ensure that effective EHS is implemented and working;

  • perform and contribute to the Site Training Plans by emergency

  • response training;

  • ensure inspections by regulatory agencies are coordinated and deficiencies minimized and corrected;

  • coordinate site Senior management team on facility deficiencies and monthly safety inspections;

  • assist with maintaining the Site Preparedness and Emergency Plans & Procedures;

  • review accidents and incidents which occur in the area of responsibility and conduct audits, reporting and managing the corrective actions

  • maintain filing systems regarding worker training and safety;

  • maintain working relationships with Regulatory Agencies and chair or co- chair and lead the Safety

  • committee for the operation;

  • Manage Team Base Risk Assessments and the process and regularly conduct training needs analysis;

  • Lead the Emergency Response Team and comply with all Company policies and procedures.


  • NEBOSH Diploma Health, Safety (or equivalent)

  • IEMA Associate Certificate in Environmental Management

  • Knowledge of ISO 14001

  • Knowledge of BS (OHSAS) 18001

  • Knowledge of ISO 50001

  • Lead Auditor

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