Health and Safety Manager

Health and Safety Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Health and Safety

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  • Salary:

    £50k - 60k per year

  • Contact:

    Francheska Johnston

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01252 759 162

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Global Specialized manufacturer - Newly created Health and Safety Manager position - £50k - £60k + attractive benefits package.

Principal People are excited to be recruiting for an experienced Health & Safety Manager based near Blackburn, Lancashire

The position will be within a highly successful division of a large international company. The role will have a very heavy focus upon site engagement and HSE business partnering. The company are looking for someone who will be able to work both strategically and operationally and ultimately further imbed excellent HSE practices within the operation.

Why work for this company?

  • Brand new position, the company have never had someone at this level before offering the opportunity to come in with fresh eyes and make a real difference
  • The company are part of a wider international group who have always had a focus on growth and investment
  • Lots of variation within the role and chance to get involved with new projects that arise in HSE
  • Working for a prestigious company offering ample development and training opportunities
  • The company work to good standard in terms of H&S, but this is an opportunity to push it towards greatness
  • Lots of variation within the role and chance to get involved with new projects that arise in HSE

The Key duties include:

  • Driving HSE performance forward onsite by providing leadership and expertise to all operational teams across the business on all HSE matters, providing coaching and assurance
  • Responsible for imbedding a continuous improvement culture to ensure systems and processes are always in line with group strategy
  • Analyse and propose areas of improvement within the management system ensuring the continuous improvement process is managed effectively by the Operation Management team
  • Contribute to the HSE strategy and direction
  • Ensuring the site policies and procedures are regularly reviewed and improved upon

The ideal will possess as a minimum:

  • NEBOSH General Certificate in Health and Safety
  • Ideally some environmental experience although not essential
  • 5 + years of experience in a Health and Safety focussed role, ideally within a manufacturing or engineering environment

If the opportunity is of interest, please apply today or email me on F.Johnston@principalpeople.co.uk  

Please note due to the high volume of applicants if you have not heard back within 10 working days unfortunately your application has not been successful.