Health and Safety Officer (Engineering Biased)

£25,000-£30,000 plus benefits
15 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The role of Health & Safety Officer will be responsible for the monitoring and constant improvement of the sites Health and Safety systems in line with current legislation and guidelines.

In addition the role holder must play an active part in the development of Robotic and Automation Solutions.
Additional duties will include support in the environmental management control at the company.

Key areas of this role will include:

  • Assist Manager in complying with current Health and Safety legislation and/or regulations with the objective of ensuring that all reasonable and proper measures are taken to protect the safety and health of all staff and visitors.
  • Provide advice and guidance company wide on Health and Safety matters inclusive of being responsible for outlining safe operational procedures that identify all relevant hazards and accurately assess risks.
  • Support the Technical development team with Robotics and Automation projects with all aspects to Health and Safety.
  • Ensure maintenance of third party Health and Safety standards (British Safety council / ISO45001).
  • Carry out safety training, as and when necessary, including all training related to workplace assessments.
  • Chair Health and Safety Representative meetings, coordinate actions and assure regular updates / skill up of the Health and Safety team.
  • Support Manager to develop preventative and remedial programmes of health & safety.
  • Support Manager in the annual setting of Environmental objectives and targets.
  • Responsible for the control, monitoring and registration of all chemicals.
  • Co-ordination with REACH requirements and regulations.
  • Support in third Party ISO14001 audits and complete internal Environmental audits as specified.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting.
  • Ensure all reports / activities are completed to deadline dates.


  • NEBOSH Certificate.
  • Minimum 3 years H&S experience.
  • Experience of working within an Automation / Engineering environment.
  • Experience of working to ISO14001 standards.


  • Salary – £25,000-30,000.
  • Bonus.
  • Pension Scheme up to 12% employer contributions.
  • Life assurance up to 4 x annual salary.
  • Voluntary lifestyle benefit scheme.
  • 31 days holiday.
  • Discounted Manchester United home game tickets.
  • Discounted Epson products and consumables.
  • Onsite occupational health, physiotherapist and counselling services.
  • Company Sick Pay scheme.
  • Free secure parking onsite.

Hours of work: Monday – Thursday 8.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. Friday 8.30 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. (Flexi days considered)

The company is the only European manufacturing and distribution site for ink cartridge, and textile inks. Quality and innovation is at the heart of everything we do, from our clean room environment to our in-house machinery, design and technology improvements which use our own Epson 6-axis robots.

The company is at the forefront of Seiko Epson’s environmental activities and was the first site within the Group to receive ISO14001. The company continues to have dedicated improvement activities to reduce energy and ensure we send zero waste to landfill.

The company is part of the Seiko Epson Corporation.

The Group are a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with our original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a line-up that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 91 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.

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