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Health & Safety Advisor

  • Location

    Kidderminster, Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23000 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Anthony Andrews

  • Contact email:

    anthony@hewett-recruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    AA29853_1553528578

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-24

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

The Company

An established and leading manufacturer of outdoor products, they have a great tradition of supplying a quality range of popular products to both trade and residential customers. The majority of their products are manufactured on site in the UK.

The Role

Reporting into the Group Risk Manager, the Group Health & Safety Advisor will be responsible for Health & Safety matters at the Group's main manufacturing and distribution divisions, also including the Head Office function. In addition, the role will provide exposure to environmental and quality matters, making this a fantastic opportunity for someone wishing to take the next step in their Health & Safety career to help the business develop and execute their plans to continually improve in all areas of Health & Safety. If you hold or are working toward a recognised Health & Safety qualification (NEBOSH General Certificate or similar), then this role could be for you.

Responsibilities

Day to day responsibility for site H&S activities, acting as the point of contact for all Health and Safety related queries.
Working autonomously to develop site activities in line with Group Risk strategy.
Developing strong relationships with key stakeholders to actively influence a positive health and safety culture, as well as focusing on the environmental risk management of the site.
Design and deliver various training, safety briefs and toolbox talks as well as incident investigation where necessary.
Conducting and reviewing risk assessments and method statements.
Undertaking regular spot checks and various audits.
Producing/presenting monthly reports and other forms of statistical analysis of collected safety data.
Being responsible for various duties relating to Group's Occupational Health program.
Chair the site monthly SHE meeting where required.
Assist in various quality related tasks in compliance with the company's Quality management system, with a particular focus on product safety.

Requirements

MUST have experience in a Health & Safety related role, ideally from within manufacturing.
Recognised Health & Safety qualification (NEBOSH Minimum).
Excellent organisational skills.
Self-motivated.
Attention to detail / good observational skills.
Good system skills (Excel and general business systems).
Strong interpersonal skills.
Enthusiasm, drive and a can do attitude.
Excellent communicator across several boundaries.
Strong planning and analytical skills.
Able to work on own initiative and to strict deadlines.

Based Near Kidderminster, Worcestershire.
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm.
£23k - £26k.