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Health and Safety Officer

Job Title: Health and Safety Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chelmsford
Industry:
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Reference: 23408 - NK
Contact Name: Nicky Klein
Contact Email: n.klein@principalpeople.co.uk
Job Published: January 30, 2018 09:23

Job Description

Health and Safety Officer

Health and Safety Officer required to join a well-established manufacturing company based near Chelmsford, Essex.   

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Health and Safety 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 a high-risk manufacturing site.

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

The appointed Health and Safety Officer will be responsible for:

  • 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
  • Delivering toolbox talks and manual handling training

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have previous health and safety experience within a high-risk manufacturing 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

Why work for this company?

  • Support from the wider Safety, Health Environment and Quality team
  • A real chance to work autonomously and make the role your own
  • Future opportunities for development, mentoring more junior members of the team

In return, the position is paying between £30-35k, plus pension and annual leave allowance. 

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.