Health & Safety Advisor

Greater Manchester, England, Wigan
31 Mar 2021
14 Apr 2021
Jessica Harris
Contract Type
Full Time
IOSH Qualification

Health & Safety Advisor - Permanent - Manufacturing

Your new company
I currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Health & Safety professional to join a market leading manufacturer who have been established in the UK for over 30 years. This organisation constantly strives for excellence and believe that their people are essential to their success. Operating in both the UK and in Europe this is a fantastic company to continue your career in Health and Safety with a forward thinking company.

Your new role
Reporting into the Factory Manager, the main purpose of your role is to be the "go to" for all Health & Safety for a single site whilst working with employees at all levels to promote a positive safety culture and drive continuous improvements. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure working practices are safe and comply with legislation
  • Outline safe operational procedures which identify and take into account all relevant hazards
  • Revise key safety procedures including COSHH, fire evacuation, accident investigation and control of contractors
  • Attend safety meetings and provide regular updates to the senior management team demonstrating trends
  • Lead in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks
  • Record incidents and accidents and undertake root cause analysis
  • Participate in planned audits and inspections
  • Assist in the management and maintenance of records
  • Drive a positive behavioural safety culture

What you'll need to succeed
You will have experience within a similar role with an FMCG background and hold a NEBOSH qualification as a minimum. You will be able to demonstrate your passion for safety and be proactive, motivated and keen to drive improvements. You will have a hands on approach and be comfortable being on the floor and engaging with employees.

What you'll get in return
This is a great opportunity where you will have the chance to shape the role as your own and make a positive contribution to the safety culture within the business. Salary is negotiable depending on experience. Full time hours, 22 days holiday + bank holidays, pension scheme, discretionary bonus plus other internal benefits.

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