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Health and Safety Manager

Job Title: Health and Safety Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: £40k - 45k per month
Reference: 23579
Contact Name: Francheska Johnston
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 10, 2018 14:32

Job Description

Principal People are delighted to be recruiting an incredibly exciting and varied role for a Health and Safety Manager to join a leading specialised Food Manufacturing organisation based in Staffordshire.

This position will offer the successful candidate an incredible opportunity to develop their skillset through working in a fast paced, and extremely diverse environment where no two days are the same. You will be responsible for the overall health and safety on a day to day basis and when new projects arise, you will have the chance to work with a variation of people and really encourage their pro-active behaviours towards health and safety. In return our client can offer you the chance to put your own individual stamp on this role.

The successful Health and Safety Manager will report directly to the Operations Manager, working closely with the operations team within the Staffordshire site and travel once a month to the Yorkshire site.

Taking responsibility for the operational health and safety within the Food Manufacturing organisation, the successful candidate will take the lead across all Health and Safety queries and concerns regarding this. This positive challenge will include updating and reviewing systems already in place, making sure people are being pro-active towards their health and safety and others and when new projects arise, overseeing the installation of it and ensuring it is carried out within a safe manner.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Working to continuously improve the Health and Safety culture and behaviours
  • Reviewing and conducting risk assessments
  • Reviewing the organisations Health and Safety policies and procedures, carrying out incident investigations.
  • Working closely with the business insurance provided to migrate any potential loss.
  • Ensuring identification and compliance to all applicable statutory requirements
  • Maintaining ISO 14001 and 18001 international standards.

The successful Health and Safety Manager will have:

  • NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Demonstrable experience in improving and health and safety behaviours and improving cultures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with working with ISO 14001 or 18001 international standards although not essential                                                                                                                                                  

In return, the successful Health and Safety Manager will be offered a salary between £40-45K depending on qualifications and experience, with a generous benefits package including; 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, employer pension contributions of up to 7.5% (6% employee) and Life Assurance of 4 x salary if actively joined the pension scheme

Please note that due to a high volume of applications only successful candidates will be contacted for this role.