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Health & Safety Manager

Health & Safety Manager

Job Title: Health & Safety Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackwood
Industry: Food Manufacturing
Reference: 11630_1699263665
Contact Name: Kayleigh Boyland
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Job Published: 06 November 2023
Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Health and Safety Manager to join a leading manufacturer with an excellent reputation based in Blackwood.

Do you have previous manufacturing experience and want to be part of valued team, who are recognised for hard work with company events and career progression opportunities …. If so, please read on.

Health & Safety Manager Benefits:

  • Up to £40,000 pa.
  • Monday to Friday 08.00 - 16.30.
  • Blackwood area.
  • 20 days plus bank holidays.
  • Company events.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Pension.
  • Free snacks.

As Health & Safety Manager you will:

  • Provide general administrative support, including the co-ordination and delivery of H&S training, Induction Training, and manual handling training.
  • Oversee and maintain the data/ records held on the companies H&S system.
  • Develop and strengthen existing Health & Safety policies and procedures.
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify potential hazards, control measures and further actions. Devise and implement Safe Systems of Work. Communicate effectively with key stakeholders to develop initiatives to eliminate or reduce hazards.
  • Support with operational practices to help minimise the risk of workplace accidents and Near Misses.
  • Carry out investigations into accident/incidents, and recurrent health cases to provide workplace solutions. Liaise with insurer, health and safety consultant, local authority and HSE when required.
  • Keeping all H&S statistics up to date and write written reports when required.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of any changes to HSE legislation that may impact the business, and knowledge share with stakeholders to ensure that they remain up to date with revised practices in accordance with legislative updates.
  • Work closely with the HR department to collaborate on accident investigations, employee well-being, employees training and inductions and H&S / HR policies and procedures.
  • Liaise closely with other departments such as engineering, compliance, purchasing and product development.
  • Promote and foster a positive attitude to health and safety in the workplace.
  • Be actively involved in the production of SOP documentation when new equipment is purchased.

Health & Safety Manager Skills & Experience:

  • Fully proficient user of Microsoft Office particularly in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc
  • Previous experience in a similar role within manufacturing (essential)
  • Previous experience in food manufacturing (desirable)
  • A keen interest in Health and Safety workplace practices, with up-to-date knowledge of the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974) and regulations.
  • NEBOSH diploma, or relevant equivalent qualification specialising in the field of H&S in the workplace - essential

For immediate consideration, please forward your CV to Kayleigh at Vibe Recruit today.

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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