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Health and Safety Manager

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: East Midlands
Salary: Market related
Application date: 19th May 2021

About Our Client
Michael Page Engineering are working in partnership with a market leading manufacturer who are looking to add a Health and Safety Manager to their senior management team. The business has made some positive steps through a tough 2020 and want to increase their focus on Health and Safety at their site in the East Midlands.

The business has a key strategy moving into 2021 and driving a more proactive Health and Safety culture is key as well as driving innovation within its sector. Its an exciting time to join to this organisation

Job Description
The successful Health and Safety Manager will be a key figure in driving safe practices across the facility
They will also:

Work proactively with managers and leaders across the organisation to establish and maintain a behavioural health and safety culture
Provide advice on Health and Safety policy, practices and regulations to ensure compliance with the law and delivery of the company’s Health and Safety strategy.
Provide direct management and leadership of any part were Health and Safety expertise is required
Be the main contact with UK statutory enforcement bodies (i.e. Health & Safety Executive, Environmental Health Officers).
Construct regular reports on Health and Safety performance, analyse data and provide comments/recommendations to ensure continual improvement in Health and Safety performance
Provide suitable risk assessment methodology across the business to ensure all hazards are identified and appropriate risk control measures are implemented

The Successful Applicant
NEBOSH Diploma / Health and Safety Degree or NVQ level 5 equivalent is expected
A background in a heavy engineering environment or process background would be advantageous
A hands-on approach is essential for this role
Background in improving a manufacturing culture on safety would be advantageous
Excellent communication skills at a range of levels (written and verbal)
Working knowledge of Microsoft packages, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
High knowledge of Health and Safety Law, Health and Safety Policies / Procedures / acknowledged best practice
Ability to interpret legislation in the context of the business

What’s on Offer
A package at market rate with an excellent opportunity to make a difference

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