Health and Safety Advisor

Recruiter
CDM Recruitment Limited
Location
Cannock
Salary
£25,000 per annum
Posted
30 Aug 2017
Closes
24 Oct 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

CDM are working with a major automotive tier 1 manufacturer who are recruiting for an experienced HSE Advisor to join their existing HSE team.

You will be responsible for controlling all Safety related issues for the Cannock plant, helping to maintain a safe working environment for employees to work in. Ensuring compliance with necessary standards and legislation, including Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is key to the role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing policy to ensure that the organisation complies with all relevant UK H&S legislation

  • Play an active role in maintaining the corporate Health & Safety audit system

  • Training and auditing are integral duties required to make the whole workforce aware of and able to fulfil H&S responsibilities.

  • Carry out Emergency evacuation exercises and take the lead when required

  • Conducting project work, covering a range of areas including Health and Safety initiatives.

  • Provide cover for the H&S Manager whenever required (meetings, escalation cover Etc)

  • Conducting daily safety observations in order to identify any unsafe acts/conditions

  • Challenging any employee safety non-compliances

  • Carrying out and reviewing risk assessments including COSHH

  • Maintaining the sites incident database and ensuring that root cause analysis is carried out for all safety incidents including corrective actions

Required Knowledge and Qualifications:

  • Experience within automotive manufacturing is desirable, during which you will have developed a sound understanding of the H&S challenges facing the industry.

  • Experience in conducting Safety audits and general workplace inspections.

  • Experience in dealing with external sources (Contractors, HSE, Fire Authority & Insurance).

  • Understanding of the companies Manufacturing Processes and Technologies to an appropriate level. To carry out the role.

  • Qualified to NEBOSH certificate level 3.

  • Qualified or working towards NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent.

A full specification is available on request.