Posted 1 week ago

Health & Safety Manager

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 + Free Parking + 20 Holidays (Rising with each year of service) + Bank Holidays + Excellent Pension + Life Insurance + Share Options after 6 months

Based: Rochdale

The Requirements of Health & Safety Manager:

  • Proven experience in a similar role / environment
  • Experience of ISO14001 and ISO9001
  • IOSH affiliation desirable
  • NEBOSH qualification
  • Knowledge and experience of applicable legislation – specifically COMAH, COSHH

The Role of Health & Safety Manager:

  • Main point of contact for all three sites H&S advice and support
  • Consolidation and management of EHS systems implementing group policy and procedures
  • Establishing and leading the H&S committee at all three sites
  • Implementation of an EHS risk register considering those with the highest priority and impact
  • To monitor, evaluate and review existing and new environmental, health and safety legislation ensuring compliance
  • Ensuring compliance with internal health and safety policies/strategies and conducting safety audits to ensure safe working practices
  • Providing Induction training for new employees and annual refresher H&S training for existing employees
  • Undertaking risk assessments including fire safety, manual handling, working at height, DSE, PUWER, LOLER and reporting any corrective, preventative actions to management
  • Controlling the permit to work system including providing contractors with on site Induction training
  • Managing CDM compliance within the three locations
  • Controlling, maintaining and improving COSHH risk assessments
  • Controlling the accident/incident reporting system including trending
  • Managing programmes of health and safety improvements, e.g. fire precautions, containment facilities in laboratories

The Company & Opportunity:

  • My client is a global leader in the field of Quality Control/Analysis for Food and Hygiene testing laboratories
  • They are experiencing rapid growth as they have focused on the demands of the European market and so have direct sales forces in France, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Ireland and Switzerland
  • Awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise for international trade and development, one of the highest awards bestowed on a UK company

For more information about the role or to apply send your CV now to or call Owen today on 0113 243 3499.

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