Health, Safety & Environmental Officer

Posted 8 months ago by Hays Health and Safety
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits.
Sector Manufacturing
Posted 8 months ago
Apply by Thursday, 20 December 2018

A confident HSE Officer to join one of the fastest growing local manufacturers, based in Southampton.

Your new company

My client are one of the fastest-growing and most respected family-owned polythene manufacturers in the UK. They have exciting plans having recently added meeting rooms, a vibrant canteen and a gym at their Southampton base.

The company provide polythene packaging solutions to a range of business sectors, but their key focus is gaining BRC Accreditation in the near future so they can establish themselves in the national food and drink markets.

Your new role

As Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Officer and the 'competent person' for the business, you will report to a supportive Operational Project Manager who has a wealth of experience in manufacturing/production to draw upon.

Main purpose - to establish, manage and monitor standards, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with HSE within the company are adhered to.

You will be based in Southampton and work in a fast-paced, 24/7 manufacturing environment where you will communicate at all levels and within a diverse, multi-cultural workforce.

What you'll need to succeed

You must be a flexible, adaptable person with a practical 'hands on' approach to HSE. The ideal background is working in a similar role within manufacturing or FMCG/production, but the client will consider experience in engineering, marine/shipping or defence.

A NEBOSH General Certificate is essential, ideally working towards a NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent too. Experience of COSHH, carrying out accident investigations and implementing/revising HSE policies is also required.

What you'll get in return

An exciting opportunity to join an established local business who are a market leader in their field, with exciting plans for future growth.

This role offers a competitive salary between £25,000-£30,000 (DOE), holiday and company pension scheme.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me today.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.

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