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Health and Safety Officer

Job Title: Health and Safety Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Package
Reference: VR/24069
Contact Name: Hannah Mason
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 01, 2018 18:35

Job Description

Principal People are thrilled to be working with a highly reputable organisation, looking to source a Health and Safety Officer

The business need support for their operational health and safety on a day to day basis and are seeking a driven individual to help drive the culture across the site and encourage pro-active behaviours.

Core responsibilities will include:

  • Analysing and updating where necessary, existing policies and procedures
  • Providing guidance and support to the operational workforce, ensuring they are maintaining the standards required by the business and encouraging them to push beyond these standards.
  • Identifying the need for and providing advice in regard to training and how the operational workforce should be behaving on a day to day basis.
  • Developing and reviewing the management systems.

The ideal Health and Safety Officer will possess good experience of providing advice on health and safety matters within a logistics background. However similar backgrounds will be considered for the right candidate.

Essential requirements include:

  • Nebosh General Certificate
  • Ability to demonstrate previous successes in improving a health and safety culture
  • The ability to communicate and engage with all levels of personnel
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Full driving licence.
  • Ideally having experience within a warehousing/distribution/logistics background.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a successful company where you can utilise your existing skillset and build upon it further. If you are interested in this role, please do not hesitate to apply.