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Health & Safety Officer

Jarvis Johnson
Competitive Salary
Closing date
19 Sep 2021

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Health & Safety
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Our client, a Lancashire-based family business, is looking for a Health and Safety Officer.  Reporting to the Head of Health and Safety the role involves supporting and advising the business on all aspects of H&S and ensuring compliance with the law. This role will have a focus on Health and Safety in the Warehouses and Transport Operations.  Will be responsible for monitoring standards, processes and safety systems to ensure health and safety is adequately managed within the business.

Key responsibilities  are as follows:

  • Assisting the Head of Health & Safety with ensuring legal compliance by conducting regular audits.
  • Keeping up to date with Health and Safety law and guidance. You will provide the Head of Health and Safety with regular performance reports.  
  • Working proactively with managers, supervisors and representatives of employee safety to maintain a culture of safe working.
  • Assisting with the review of risk assessments, safe systems of work and accident investigations and, where necessary, working with the management team to achieve the required standards.  
  • Regularly reviewing Health and Safety training and management systems to ensure that they are effective. 

Essential skills and experience include:

  • Previous experience in Health and Safety role, preferably in warehousing and transport operations.
  • NEBOSH General Certificate or Equivalent
  • Taking responsibility and having a positive attitude for challenges while attempting to find solutions.
  • Frequently attempting to identify areas for continuous improvement both personally and for the business.
  • Meeting deadlines whilst not compromising on quality of work.
  • Being driven to make the workplace and processes as safe as they reasonably can be. 
  • Always maintaining a high standard of professionalism and maintaining confidentiality when required

The Company

  • Lancashire-based family business
  • Currently one of the county’s largest employers with more than 800 staff
  • Recently moved to a purpose-built distribution centre

If you have the ability to work with all levels within a  business and can work co-operatively with others to complete tasks, then this could be the job for you. The working hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm but with flexibility required. A competitive salary is offered for this role

If you are interested in applying for this role please email AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4566 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.



Jarvis Johnson is a Specialist Recruitment and Interim Management Agency, set up by Technical Managers and “Placing Technical First” for the Food Manufacturing Industry.

We have a total database of over 6,500 candidates within our specialist areas of Technical, Quality and NPD, built up over the last 20 years.  

We identify candidates with specialist experience, seeking referrals from influential candidates within the market, combined with advertising on Food Industry specific and generalist job boards as well as searching external databases and our very wide LinkedIn Network.

We truly believe in building strong relationships with both our candidates and clients and we go the extra mile to find candidates who really fit in terms of experience, skills and personality/ culture fit.

If you’re an Interim Manager who wants to be notified on upcoming assignments or you are looking for a new permanent role and want to be kept updated on new vacancies then please email an updated CV together with location and remuneration details to 

If you are representing a Food Company and want to find out more about our Recruitment / Interim Management  services then please email  for a copy of our Terms of Business or call 01302 366967 to speak to our ex-Technical Manager Managing Director, Lisa Johnson


Find Us
01302 366967
70-72 Nottingham Road
NG18 1BN
United Kingdom
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