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H&S Officer

CPA Recruitment
Birmingham, West Midlands
up to £30,000 plus package
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Health & Safety
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company.

Part of a larger drinks group, our client as a vision to be recognised as the most progressive British based beverage business, who continue to manufacture and supplier a range of delicious, innovative, and refreshing premium products to their consumers. Success is firmly underpinned by the company’s mission to create the highest quality products and provide excellent customer service through outstanding people and continuous investment in manufacturing capability with social and environmental responsibility at the heart of their actions.

The Role.

This position is a key member of the Site Management Team where you will be responsible for ensuring all aspects of Health & Safety on the site are adhered to with support from the Health & Safety Controller. This is a hands-on role, reporting directly to the Health & Safety Controller where you will need to prioritise and organise an often varying and changing workload with differing levels of pressure whilst always maintaining a positive can-do attitude.

Key Accountabilities.

  • Investigate wherever there is a serious risk of an accident or incident occurring and ensure the Health & Safety Controller is made aware of the issue
  • Investigate all accidents, incidents and near misses
  • Maintain statistics regarding accidents, incidents and near misses to recognise any trends
  • Complete all report paperwork and ensure reports are reviewed by appropriate department heads before filing
  • Conduct inspections, surveys, safety tours or audits as agreed with the Health & Safety Controller. Ensure the results of such monitoring are publicised in an appropriate manner
  • Results of all site safety inspections should be collated, and statistics kept to recognise any trends; items of concern should be reported to the department head and Health & Safety Controller.
  • Ensure Health and Safety Management meetings are held and Health & Safety Committee meetings are held with management support from the Health & Safety Controller
  • Ensure appropriate minutes are documented; kept on file; and are publicised in an appropriate manner
  • Manage all aspects of group COSHH requirements from register(s) to data sheets and Risk Assessments
  • Ensure that the Health and Safety training plan is up to date and existing employees are appropriately trained as per the training matrix
  • Ensure new employees have either current appropriate certification or are trained accordingly to ensure compliance with training matrix needs
  • Ensure new employees receive the appropriate Health & Safety Induction

Person Profile.

  • Keen eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team worker
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Takes a personal pride in their work
  • Customer service focused
  • Able to deal with difficult situations calmly
  • Innovative thinker
  • Experience of working within Food Manufacturing Health & Safety Team or Compliance or Quality Team
  • Desired experience of SAP systems
  • GCSE’s including Maths and English
  • Relevant equivalent (Minimum NVQ 2)
  • Degree or equivalent industry experience
  • IOSH or ideally NEBOSH

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with your CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of James Constable.

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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