Health & Safety Manager

Greencore Group
Closing date
3 Oct 2019

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Job Description

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing over 11,000 colleagues across 15 manufacturing sites we supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.

Here at Northampton, we have a team of around 2,700 colleagues. We are the sole supplier of sandwiches, wraps, baguettes, rolls, sushi and the new range of salads for Marks & Spencer.

Our Northampton site has two restaurants with hot food available to all our colleagues.

What you'll be doing

As Health and Safety Manager you will ensure that the Health & Safety policies and systems are managed effectively on site is a key element of this role. You will need to ensure the policies adhere to all relevant Health & Safety legislation and agreed internal standards.

You will monitor and embed the location management processes, including the investigation of all lost time incidents and management of the incident recording system, to ensure a sage working environment is maintained at all times. It will be your responsibility to ensure that any incidents are reported to the enforcing authorities to ensure legal compliance.

You will lead the Health & Safety audit programmes on site to ensure compliance within the agreed standards. You'll drive continual improvement to maintain the highest standards of H&S performance at all times, recommending effective and practical solutions to implement within the business.

You will also be responsible for managing compliance with all aspects of the site's environmental permit, as well as developing and implementing an Environmental awareness culture across the site and championing a programme that promotes sustainability.

What we’re looking for

This is a site critical role and we need someone who can drive the Health & Safety agenda on site.
You'll already have experience of working within the field of Health and Safety, with a good working knowledge of current Health & Safety legislation, ideally within a Food or FMCG environment.
You'll have a track record of implementing Health & Safety improvement initiatives and have an appetite for making a difference.
You'll need a NEBOSH diploma/equivalent or higher or a degree in Health, Safety and Environmental management.
You'll also need CMIOSH and an IEMA certification.
We're looking for you to develop strong relationships with key stakeholders across all levels of the site and business to drive engagement of the Health & Safety agenda, so you'll need to have the confidence to adapt quickly to the challenges whilst remaining calm and in control at all times, so your communication and negotiation skills will need to be second to none!

What you’ll get in return

Competitive salary and job-related benefits
Pension up to 8% matched
Company share save scheme
Greencore Qualifications
Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn't stop at being the world’s largest sandwich producer; we’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.


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