Health, Safety and Environment Advisor

Location
Lancaster
Salary
£40,000 - £45,000
Posted
09 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
CD-24964
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type
Permanent

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 chloe.dalton@advocate-group.co.uk or, alternatively, submit your application via the link below.

To Contact Directly: Chloe Dalton on 0161 639 0080

At The Advocate Group, our core values have been built around the importance of transparency, innovation, passion and collaboration. As such, we are committed to open communication and the protection of your privacy. We have updated our policies in line with new General Data Protection Regulation laws to make it easier for you to understand how we collect, store and handle your data – These can be viewed on our website via our privacy policy. Please note The Advocate Group is acting as an employment agency & business.

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