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Safety, Health & Environmental Advisor Role

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Salary: £30,000- £35,000 per annum (dependant on experience) + benefits including bonus scheme

Location: Regional based

Huws Gray is the UK’s largest independent builders’ merchant, supplying building materials to trade and DIY customers. We have over 300 branches nationwide and employ approximately 5500 employees.

Our brands include Huws Gray Ridgeons, Qualplas, Ridgeons Forest Products, Anglia Tool Centre, Plumbstock, Buildbase, Civils & Lintels, PDM Buildbase, The Timber Group, Bathroom Distribution Group, Frontline and NDI brands.

Your key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Carrying out Safety, Health & Environmental audits
  • Supporting branches to ensure that actions are completed in a timely manner and to the standard expected and maintained as required
  • Carrying out localised training
  • Carrying out accident investigations and ensure root cause is identified and corrective action put in place to prevent re-occurrence
  • Providing Safety, Health & Environmental support to Branch Managers, Assistant Branch Manager and their teams/colleagues

The successful applicant will be:

  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • A positive individual with high levels of personal drive, enthusiasm and initiative
  • Strong team player who actively participates in wider team 
  • Self-starter with the ability to work on their own initiative and to deadlines

Knowledge and experience:

  • Experience of working in a Health & Safety role, ideally within a multi-site business
  • Knowledge of environmental matters
  • Knowledge of the merchant section would be an advantage although not essential


  • Graduate Member of IOSH (desirable)
  • Driving licence (essential)


  • 24 days annual leave in addition to recognised public and bank holidays
  • Company attendance and performance bonuses
  • Company pension scheme
  • Staff discounts on items purchased from any of our nationwide branches
  • Death In Service benefit
  • Career progression and personal development opportunities
  • Being part of a great team

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert or change the closing date, dependent on the level of response received. You are therefore advised to submit your application at the earliest convenience.

We are an equal opportunities employer, if you are invited to interview, please let us know of any reasonable adjustments you require. 

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