H&S Advisor

Crewe, Cheshire
28 Feb 2018
28 Mar 2018
H&S Advisor Crewe
Contract Type
Full Time

Overall Purpose

To co-ordinate health and safety within the Crewe factory by providing proactive support to the site management team and H & S Manager; whilst producing relevant reports and statistics within deadlines to underpin the above.

Key accountabilities

  • To work independently as the site H&S lead; driving and assisting the site management team to achieve action plan targets / site plans
  • To provide information & advice in Health & Safety to all levels including training of individuals where appropriate
  • To drive and assist all departments to undertake risk assessments and identify solutions on issues identified
  • To drive and assist the site management team on accident investigation and cooperate and liaise with enforcement agencies and other interested parties where applicable.
  • To undertake – together with the site management team - regular site audits and drive the follow through of any actions as a result
  • Provide accurate information to the management team on accident stats & (environmental stats where applicable) and assist with solutions to eliminate, reduce risk of reoccurrence and near misses in relation to accidents
  • To input and maintain accurate records of assessments, near misses, safety inspections, audits and actions and participate in the writing of relevant Safe Systems of Work.
  • To hold regular site H&S Committee meetings
  • To advise on, implement and Coordinate Legislative Environmental requirements on site
  • To ensure continuous professional development of personal and knowledge  and attend any relative training courses and ensure continuous professional development of personal knowledge and skills

Must haves

  • a role model of Bakkavor’s company values
  • the ability to work independently as a site H&S lead
  • a holder of the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health qualification or otherwise the NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health, or be working towards achieving this
  • a holder of an Environmental Management qualification or be working towards achieving this
  • passion about Health and Safety and the ability to influence peers
  • previous experience of working within a similar role in a manufacturing environment
  • confidence with problem solving using own experience and initiative
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • flexibility regarding working unsociable days and hours

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