Health, Safety and Environment Advisor

£40,000 - £45,000
09 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

Are you an experienced NEBOSH qualified Health, Safety and Environment professional who is looking for a new challenge? Are you a dedicated trouble-shooter who excels at communication and identifying improvements?

A globally recognised and fast-growing manufacturing organisation based in Lancaster are looking for an experienced individual to implement improvements throughout the organisation. Reporting directly into the MD, this role is fast-paced, varied and contributes to the smooth running of a multi-million pound business.

As a key member of the senior leadership team you will be responsible for:

  • Implementation of preventative actions
  • Investigating/recording incidents, accidents, complaints and cases of ill health
  • Undertaking risk assessments and site inspections
  • Ensuring that equipment is installed correctly/safely
  • Determining ways of reducing risks
  • Writing internal health and safety policies/strategies
  • Drawing up safe operational practices and making necessary changes
  • Conducting presentations to groups of employees and senior management
  • Providing health and safety meetings and training courses for employees
  • Liaising with relevant authorities
  • Keeping up to date and ensuring compliance with current health and safety legislation
  • Implementation and monitoring of ISO 14001
  • Support site team to ensure compliance with all statutory regulations and ensure best practice
  • To promote and encourage Health and Safety participation on site, which will lead to improved Environmental, Health and Safety culture.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • The ideal Health and Safety Manager will ideally possess significant experience within manufacturing/food and drink welcome
  • Qualifications approved by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) & National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH)
  • Calm, patient and assertive
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organisational skills.
  • IT literate
  • Capable of acquiring and applying detailed legal, technical and regulatory information.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Have the ability to remain professional at all times
  • Accurate, efficient and organised with the ability to prioritise tasks as needed
  • Enthusiasm for learning
  • Be adaptable and approachable

Please submit an application early in order to be considered for the opportunity.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to or, alternatively, submit your application via the link below.

To Contact Directly: Chloe Dalton on 0161 639 0080

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