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Health and Safety Manager

Job Title: Health and Safety Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Reference: 23409 - NK
Contact Name: Nicky Klein
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 31, 2018 10:14

Job Description

Health and Manager

Health and Safety Manager required to join a well-established manufacturing company based near Oxford.   

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Health and Safety Manager to join an expanding organisation, who have an excellent reputation within their field. You will be responsible for driving a positive change within health and safety across high-risk manufacturing and warehousing sites.

This role will offer the successful candidate the chance to work in a hands-on capability, really making the role their own.  

The appointed Health and Safety Manager will be responsible for:

  • Completing a gap analysis, assessing both long term and short-term projects, including the set up of a new warehousing environment and new machinery reviews  
  • Developing and maintaining safety policies and standards to improve overall understanding and awareness of health and safety on-site
  • Engaging with all levels of the workforce to drive and develop a positive safety culture
  • Providing subject matter expert knowledge, advice and guidance in all aspects of best practice health and safety
  • Working to develop and continually improve existing policies, procedures and management systems

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Have previous health and safety experience within a high-risk manufacturing or distribution environment
  • Hold the NEBOSH General Certificate (or equivalent) as a minimum qualification
  • Be a passionate health and safety professional, who enjoys working in a hands-on role
  • Be an excellent communicator, who engages well with all levels of a work force
  • Have experience with behavioural safety and working towards improving culture on a challenging site

In return, the position is paying between £40-45k, plus pension and package. 

Please apply now for your chance to be considered for this excellent opportunity.

Please note that regrettably due to a high volume of interest in the role we are unable to contact unsuccessful applications.