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Job: Health & Safety Manager/Advisor (6 Month Contract)

Active since 11-09-2018 Job category Logistics: Inventory, Warehouse...
Location Midsomer Norton Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Vocational / Diploma / As... Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 24 Salary £ Competitive + Benefits
Health & Safety Manager/Advisor (6 Month Fixed Contract)

This is a 6-month initial FTC role, with potential to extend, looking for a HSE Manager who can support the current P/T HSE Manager to drive continuous change and improvement across the business, with a particular focus on the warehouse operations.

The Company is going through significant change and is looking for a driven and competent HSE specialist to enhance the pre-existing HSE culture within the company.
The right candidate for this role will need to truly believe in change and be prepared to drive it through the business, with a particular focus on:
  • Ensuring that the site is legally compliant in all areas of safety management which are relevant in a warehousing and retail operation.
  • Support the site in developing the right safety culture and to assist in training of the warehouse and management team. 
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • Ensure all employees receive suitable environmental health & safety training maintain and develop all safe systems of work. Create and update annual training plan.
  • Be part of the management team.
  • Ensure all Health & Safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and are regularly reviewed, updated and communicated.
  • Agree remedial action with site management on any non-conformance and carry out follow up review to ensure implementation.
  • Prepare health and safety strategies and develop internal policy.
  • Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all HSE legislation and any developments that affect the company.
  • Ensure the implications of changes in legislation and safety management techniques are communicated and implemented throughout the Company.
  • Participate in weekly/monthly meetings when required to report on relevant health & safety matters.
  • carry out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented
  • lead in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks
  • keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements
  • record incidents and accidents and produce statistics for Managers
  • advise on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases
Essential Requirements
  • NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in order to explain health and safety processes to a range of people and to give presentations to groups
  • Excellent organisational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate a passion for doing things the right way
  • A self-starter who is passionate, driven and not afraid to challenge in a calm and mature manner
  • Good working knowledge of, or background in, multi-site warehouse operations
  • A flexible approach to work in terms of hours and location
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
Preferred Requirements
  • Good working knowledge of, or background in, multi-site warehouse operations is preferred.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary 
  • 24 hours per week
  • 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays (pro rata)
  • Income Protection
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Life Assurance
  • Generous Staff Discount on Quality Clothing
About the Company

Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company is part of VF Corporation, a Plc and global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with authentic brands such as:

North Face
Timberland
Vans
Wrangler
Lee
Eastpak
Dickies

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

 

More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Logistics: Inventory, Warehouse and Drivers
Industry / Industries Retail / Wholesale
Region South West
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Name Donna Holley

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