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Health & Safety Manager

Health & Safety Manager

  • Location: Eye, Suffolk
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Working Hours: Full Time
  • Length of Employment: Perm
  • Reference: PS1939SO
  • Sector: HSE
  • Vacancy First Advertised: 11th Sep 2017

Here at P&S Personnel Services, we are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of our clients, a manufacturing organisation based in Eye, Suffolk, who are currently seeking a Health and Safety Manager to join their well-established team.

General Responsibilities:

·         To ensure that all Company personnel are aware of current Health & Safety regulations.

·         The promotion of Health & Safety awareness throughout the Company to enable all involved to understand their responsibilities and therefore contribute to their safety.

·         To contribute to setting the Company’s Health & Safety strategy and objectives.  To lead the activities associated with delivering the Health & Safety strategy and objectives.

·         Management, maintenance and review of the Company Health & Safety Policy.  Ensuring that Company Policy complies with current legislation.

·         To assist in the design and implementation of cultural change programmes within the business.

·         Management, maintenance and review of the Company’s suite of safety policies and other Health & Safety documentation to ensure compliance with current legislation.

·         Management, maintenance and review of the Company’s Risk Assessments, safe systems of work and COSHH systems.

·         Monitoring the effectiveness of the Health & Safety Management system and continuously improve the system in conjunction with operational teams. 

·         Involvement in the investigation associated with accidents and incidents, ensuring that the level and quality of reporting and investigations is improved on a continuous basis.

·         Review of safety performance data and presentation of statistical information to the Company’s Board, Health & Safety Committee and workforce in general.

·         To play a leading role in Health & Safety Committee meetings in order to drive improvements.

·         To conduct inspections and audits of the site to ensure standards are maintained and risks are identified and eliminated accordingly.

·         To ensure Health & Safety matters are comprehensively covered in the Company’s ISO quality and environmental management systems.

·         To maintain a thorough knowledge of Health & Safety legislation through training, affiliation and the support of external Health & Safety advisers.

·         To provide training, advice and coaching to Company personnel to allow them to complete their respective Health & Safety duties.

·         To contribute to matters associated with employee health by overseeing Occupational Health Services.

·         To represent the Company and its products at all times. 

Essential Skills and Personal Attributes:

·         Ability to work using your initiative to a high standard with excellent attention to detail whilst meeting deadlines. 

·         Open style and a team player

·         Excellent communication, organisational and motivational skills, with the ability to coach individuals.

·         An individual who can lead change but does it in a way which brings the recipients with them.

Education Requirements:

·         NEBOSH Certificate or working towards this qualification is essential for this role.

·         In-depth understanding of legal health and safety guidelines is essential.

·         Although not a prerequisite of the role, a technical background with a formal qualification e.g.: HNC/degree would be an advantage.

Work Experience Requirements:

·         Proven experience as a Health & Safety Manager or similar role.

·         Experience in implementing and maintaining Health & Safety Management systems is essential.

·         Ability in producing reports and developing Health & Safety related policies.

·         Good knowledge of risk assessments in a manufacturing environment.

If this is a position you are interested in, please apply online for early consideration. Alternatively, please email over your up to date CV and a covering letter with regards to the position to


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