Health & Safety Manager

Health & Safety Manager

Job Title: Health & Safety Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895156_1536750525
Contact Name: Ashley Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 12, 2018 12:08

Job Description

Health & Safety Manager
Salary35-45K + Bens
West Midlands
Start Date ASAP

Our client is a large multinational supply chain specialist involved in warehouse management services, inbound to manufacturing, export packing, fulfillment, aftermarket services, reverse and repair, and transport management. They operate in over 100 countries and thousands of employees across the globe who enjoy a supportive culture, work-life balance, and a strong development and career progression ethos.

They are looking for an experienced H&S Manager with a background in risk assessments and Accident Investigation.

You will be responsible for the following:

Identify, develop, and maintain company health and safety management systems, training programs, and procedures in line with all current legislation for the assigned country(s). Perform monthly safety inspections and maintenance.

Represent the company at external audits on all health and safety matters. Ensure compliance to audit standards and work with customers, auditors and vendors to answer findings and complaints in a timely, efficient and professional manner.

Design and develop written health and safety procedures. Monitor, revise, and implement ongoing updates in safety regulations, laws or reporting requirements. Provide technical safety and health support and information to all employees.

Responsible for the co-coordination of risk assessment activities including record keeping. Analysis of risk assessment, near miss and accident data to presenting to the senior management team. Develop long-term strategies to reduce accidents that are data-driven.

Investigate accidents to include gathering all documentation in line with company policies, compiling all documentation relating to any insurance claims made against the company, and liaising with insurance companies, solicitors and other related organizations in pursuit of insurance claims.

Develop & deliver safety training programs to reduce work place accidents and incidents including assessment of such training activities. Administer mandatory safety training and ensure all newly hired employees, agency employees, contractors, visitors and transferred employees receive proper training.

Represent the company at any internal safety meetings, customer or supplier safety meetings presenting data, recording actions, and monitoring the progress of those actions.

Work with the operational teams to improve the working environment and reduce the impacts to the employee from operational activities as well as recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employees' exposure to work hazards.

Inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety and environmental regulation compliance. This will include property in and around the facility.

Review plans and specifications for development of new machinery, equipment or processes to determine whether all safety requirements have been met. Manage and support all documentation related to material handling equipment.

Dangerous Goods Experience.

Other duties as assigned.

Your Key Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety and Health. NEBOSH Diploma or NCRQ Diploma

Experience in a health and safety role, preferably in a warehouse or manufacturing environment as well as experience in developing and administering health and safety programs.

Familiar with country-specific health and safety standards including ISO, and internal audit qualifications. Understanding of DOT compliance and EPA environmental regulations.

Current First Aid/CPR First Responder Training desired.

Strong organizational and communication skills. Able to work and be flexible and available for on-call hours before and/or after normal business hours in addition to off-shift hours.

Good knowledge of ISO14001 - Auditor/Lead Auditor.

Experience with LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998), PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998), OHSAS 18001/ISO45001.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This role is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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