Health & Safety Advisor

360 Resourcing Solutions Limited
£35k - 45k per year + Car Allwnce/benefits
10 Oct 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a leading company in their field and part of a well renowned global group. They manufacture and maintain a range of machinery and maintenance services to seaports, docks, airports and distribution centres throughout the UK and Ireland. Due to growth within the business, they are working exclusively with me to recruit a Health Safety & Quality Advisor to join the business in a brand new role. Reporting directly into the Managing Director and working on inhouse projects with the Regional HSEQ Manager, you will be instrumental in driving and championing Health and safety process improvements within the local business and will have real opportunity to make a difference. You will also be responsible for the review and continued development of the companies Health, safety and quality management systems in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Health & Safety Legislation. To apply for this role you must be open to occassional travel as you will on occasion visit company sites throughout the UK to conduct risk assessments or accident investigations. This shouldn't be more than 1 or 2 times in a month at the very most. Key Accountabilities - Provide general Health & Safety advice specific to the business needs inhouse and continuously advise on safe systems of work. - Monitor and review existing and future H&S legislation and ensure systems and procedures are in place to meet legal requirements - Contribute towards local Health, Safety & Quality plans and make recomendations for improvements - Carry out internal and external site inspections to ensure policies and procedures are being properly implemented and adhered to. - Carrying out risk assessments and audits ensuring that all documentation are up to date. - Maintain the quality management system in compliance with ISO 9001. - Increase in house Health, Safety, and Quality awareness with Managers and employees - Manage investigation procedures for accidents/incidents and compile the neccasary data and reports - Communicate your findings and assist in the development of localised improvements plans. - Ensure Managers are focused on delivering a safe working environment - Complete localised weekly/monthly Health & Safety reports for submission to Group Management teams. - Collaborate in company preparations for annual H&S audits and Quality Assurance - Ensure that records are maintained in compliance with legal requirements,(e.g. COSHH, and necessary notices are displayed and reviewed). - Conduct local occupational health & safety related surveys (noise, lighting, exposure to chemical substances etc) and make recommendations. - Work in partnership with global HSEQ colleagues to implement projects and initiatives when required. Experience - At least 3 years previous experience in a similar Health & Safety role within an SME business with an active workforce (ie engineering, manufacturing, distribution, logistics etc) - Experience and knowledge of Quality Standard ISO 9001 Qualifications - NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent (Essential) - Environmental Management Systems Qualification (preferred but not essential) As well as a fantastic opportunity to really make your mark within a division of a global group, my client offers a generous salary of £35,000 - £45,000 (dependant on experience and qualifications), and a generous benefits package including medical insurance and pension. There is also the option for a small portion of the working week to be home based if required and access to a company car or car allowance of up to 7K is also availble for the right candidate.
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