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Health and Safety Manager

Job Title: Health and Safety Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester
Salary: £28k - 30k per year
Reference: 24291
Contact Name: Hannah Mason
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 18, 2018 15:44

Job Description

Health and Safety Manager - Manufacturing – £28-30K – Gloucester

Principal People are delighted to be recruiting for an incredibly exciting and varied role for a Health and Safety Manager to join a very successful engineering organisation based near Gloucester.

This position will offer the successful candidate an incredible opportunity to develop their skillset through working in a fast paced, high energy environment, with no one day being the same. You will be responsible for the overall health and safety on a day to day basis on the Gloucester site, you will have the chance to work with a variation of people and really encourage their pro-active behaviours towards health and safety, whilst being a part of dynamic and forward-thinking team.

You will also take responsibility for the management systems across 2 sites, travelling to the other once every 2 months and offering advice and guidance to the health and safety advisor based on the other site as and when needed. 

Taking responsibility for the operational health and safety on site, the successful candidate will take the lead across all Health and Safety queries and concerns regarding this. This significant but hugely 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 working with the operational workforce and managers to take responsibility for their own safety and to achieve standards of excellence on site.  

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Managing the day to day health and safety on an operational basis.
  • Interacting with and managing the workforce to be pro-active towards their own health and safety, ensuring good behaviours and safe working methods are being adhered to.
  • Reviewing the organisations Health and Safety policies and procedures, carrying out incident investigations and carrying out training and inductions.
  • Take responsibility for the management systems across the two sites, carrying out audits as and when needed and making sure the sites are adhering to the standards.

The successful Health and Safety Manager will hold:

  • Experience within a manufacturing/engineering or similar heavy industry.
  • NEBOSH General Certificate
  • Experience with ISO14001 and OHSAS 18001 would be highly desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills

With the opportunity to make an impact from day one, this is a truly rare opportunity and an incredible career opportunity. If you are interested in discussing this further, please apply today.

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