Environmental Health and Safety Manager

DR Newitt
£30,000 - £40,000
Closing date
23 Dec 2021

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My client are seeking an Environmental Health and Safety Manager to join a well known food manufacturing business based throughout the UK. This individual will be looking after 250 staff reporting directly into the Operations Director. Ideally, you must be someone who enjoys being seen on the factory floor and has a very personable approach when it comes to auditors and other members on site. 

The Role 

  • Ensure that you understand and adhere to your personal responsibilities with regard the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
  • Take reasonable care for your own and other's health and safety while at work and to Co-operate with your employer on health and safety matters.
  • Anything provided in the interests of health, safety or welfare must not be intentionally or recklessly interfered with or misused.
  • Responsible to ensure that the H&S training needs of the site are understood, and staff have the relevant training required to carry the tasks they are undertaking safely.
  • Ensuring effective engagement & participation with safety tours, committee meetings, risk assessment, accident investigations, hazard & near miss reporting, took box talks/ safety focus. Ensuring all relevant safety inspections are undertaken and documented as required and any defects/ issues are resolved in a timely manner. These include management safety inspections and line pre-start checks.

The Individual:

  • NEBOSH General certificate as a minimum but be prepared to be working towards Diploma through either NEBOSH, NCRQor NVQ.
  • To become a graduate member of IOSH and conduct Continual Professional Development (CPD).
  • IEMA or NEBOSH Environmental certificate.
  • Innovative approach and positive attitude
  • Good levels of written and verbal communication
  • Strong IT skills, with confidence in Microsoft packages; specifically, Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work autonomously and flexibly, as required.


Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

For your perfect job, call or email us

Edinburgh Office 0131 226 5060 

Manchester Office 0161 833 0181

Email us your CV to register@drnewitt.com


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0131 226 5060
38 Melville Street

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