Health & Safety Advisor

Health & Safety Advisor

Job Title: Health & Safety Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Industry: Automotive, Construction
Reference: HQ00004498_1605538518
Contact Name: Michaela Bennett
Contact Email:
Job Published: 16 November 2020
Job Description

My well-established client based near Swansea are looking for an Environmental, Health and Safety Senior Engineer to join their team.

This is an opportunity to join a global manufacturing company who are leaders in their field.

The purpose of the role is to control and promote Environmental, Health and Safety Management onsite, and maintain systems in line with company standards and legal requirements.

As part of the role your duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Advise and support line management, trade union representatives and employees by providing information and advice in all areas of EHS legal compliance, and interface with EHS government departments or other related external parties
Advise line management and trade union representatives on the implementation of policies, procedures & standards issued by Group Environmental, Health & Safety.
Maintain the Environmental Management System to ISO 14001 accreditation standard
Prepare and maintain all documentation associated with the EHS management systems and host all external audit visits.
Investigate all EHS incidents and near misses, identifying corrective and preventative actions and follow up their implementation, recording necessary information onto an incident reporting database
Use statistical data and investigation information to produce reports for internal and external audiences.
Carry out regular site observation audits with other departments.
Control and manage regulatory assessments as required; including assessment of risk, identification of suitable PPE, control measures considering safe operational procedures identifying and taking into account all relevant hazards
Advise on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, occupational diseases and safeguarding machinery. Support departments to ensure the safe installation of equipment.
Advise on EHS aspects of new projects and new & improved facilities.

The successful candidate must:

Be qualified to NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety level
Proven experience in an EHS supervisory position within a manufacturing background
Have a working knowledge of European EHS legislation and/or experience of working within another European manufacturing site outside of the UK would be desirable
Be able to supervise and mentor EHS department members

This is a Full-Time Permanent position. Monday Friday 39 Hours per week.
Salary: £43,375 - £43,649

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