Lead Health & Safety Advisor

Posted 11 months ago by Hays Health and Safety
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum + Generous benefits.
Sector Environmental Health & Safety
Posted 11 months ago
Apply by Sunday, 28 October 2018

A Lead Health and Safety Advisor to join an established food manufacturer, based in Salisbury.

Your new company

My client are an established food manufacturer who are part of a hugely successful group of companies in Wiltshire. The business portfolio includes a number of leading food brands in the UK market.

The business aim is to become the leading specialist food group of their type in the UK, based on core values of Teamwork, Ownership, Communication, Honesty and Respect.

Your new role

As Lead Health and Safety Advisor, you will be the 'competent person for safety within the business and report to the Head of Operations (no direct reports). You will be based at the Salisbury site, but you must hold a Full UK Driving Licence as you may be required to travel to other sites on occasions (businesses/client locations). This is a varied role that will see you work with many departments: Manufacturing, Finance, HR, Logistics, Hygiene and Sales.

Purpose of the role:

To support the Site Senior/Operations teams and the Group Head of Health & Safety in developing and delivering best in class Health and Safety solutions which build a safety culture and ensure the site is a safe place to work and visit. To provide competent advice at all levels to ensure the highest possible standards of Health and Safety Management is achieved in compliance with company Health and Safety Policy and to lead the development and implementation of the site Health and Safety Strategic Plan.

Working hours: 40/week (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm or 8am-4pm). You will be required to work till between 6pm-10pm once a month as the site is in operation 24/7.

What you'll need to succeed

As Lead Health and Safety Advisor, you must be a confident and assertive person with proven experience in a manufacturing environment and a similar Health and Safety role, with a good working knowledge of HSE Management Systems (ISO 9001/14001 and/or OHSAS 18001).

You will be an organised person who can work on their own initiative, able to meet deadlines and deliver results. A NEBOSH Certificate is essential, ideally in addition to a Diploma in Health and Safety or equivalent (Grad IOSH / NVQ 5 / NCRQ / NEBOSH).

What you'll get in return

A great opportunity to join a successful business who are a leader in their field.

The company offer between £35,000-£40,000 (DOE), 25 days + BH's, pension matched to 6% by employer, pool car/mileage claimed for travel as required, discretionary bonus, private healthcare and free parking.

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.

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