Health and Safety Coordinator

Forest Garden Ltd
Up to £25,000 per annum Depending on skills & experience
12 Apr 2018
10 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Health and Safety / SHEQ Coordinator, Hartlebury Site

Hours: 08:30am – 17:00pm Mon-Fri (may change on certain days according to tasks)

The UK’s leading and most trusted manufacturer and distributor of quality wooden garden products is recruiting for a SHEQ Coordinator at its largest site at Hartlebury in Worcestershire. The Forest Garden Group’s main manufacturing and distribution activities are found at Harltebury along with the Group’s head office facility. The position is primarily responsible for health & safety activities but the job holder will also have environmental and quality based tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities/Main Objectives

·Day to day responsibility for site H&S activity at site

·Liaise with management and staff; providing advice and guidance on H&S matters to conform with regulatory requirements

·Provide in-house training with a particular focus on the various departmental specific induction program within the business

·Writing and implementing risk assessments, procedures, safe systems of work and other relevant H&S documentation

·Assist respective departmental managers with internal incident investigations and help to ensure reactive control measures are implemented

·Producing monthly reports and other statistical analysis of various collated safety data

·Undertake spot checks and various audits

·Improve the overall environmental performance of the site.

·Assist the site maintenance department in the running of the site facilities management program

·Be responsible for the site Occupational health program

·Chair the site monthly SHE meeting

·Assist in various quality related tasks in compliance with the company’s Quality management system, with a particular focus on product safety

Key Skills

·Recognised Health & Safety qualification (NEBOSH General Certificate or similar as a minimum)

·Excellent interpersonal, organisation and communication skills.

·Experience of working within a fast paced manufacturing or fleet safety environment preferable

·Proven experience and competency in providing training


·Attention to detail / good observational skills

·Enthusiasm, drive and a can do attitude

·Excellent communicator across several boundaries

·Strong planning and analytical skills

·Able to work on own initiative and to strict deadlines

·Ability to learn and adapt to situations as they materialise

·Experience of working within a fast paced manufacturing environment preferable

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