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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

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

Contact information

Name Donna Holley