Health & Safety Manager 6 Month FTC

Elevation Recruitment Group
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A Health & Safety Manager is required on a 6 month fixed term contract in Chesterfield, North Derbyshire with a nationally established specialist manufacturing business.

With around 100 employees on site, this business has annual turnover of close to £30M, and is one of the world's most established engineering market leaders.

The Health & Safety Manager will use their specialist knowledge and skills to develop and implement robust Health & Safety systems throughout the business. It is a role responsible for a large revamp of HSE across the plant, after a recent gap analysis.

Health & Safety Manager Duties and Responsibilities Include:

* Ensuring all health, safety and environmental legislation is adhered to
* Lead in the planning and monitoring the protective and preventative measures used by the company
* Prepare and develop health, safety and environmental strategies and policies
* Carry out risk assessments and consider how risks can be reduced
* Keeping up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety legislation
* Lead the design, implementation and maintenance of the business management systems to OHSAS 18001, and ensure the proper implementation of all HSE plans and procedures.
*Ensure that appropriate PPE is adopted for specific activities against the risk assessment and that stock is available and controlled in a cost-effective manner.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

* Proven experience of a Health & Safety specialist in a manufacturing environment
* ISO 18001 Experience (Lead Auditor Preferred)
* NEBOSH Certificate (Diploma preferred)
* Effective trainer, ideally with experience of having led teams in a matrix environment
* Proven experience in driving changes and improvements
* Excellent man-management skills, empowering those around you
* Positive, friendly, driven attitude with an outgoing personality
* Able to communicate well with both shop floor and senior stakeholders alike.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a progressive Health & Safety Manager to join a thriving business as it enters an exciting period.

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call Jack Hattersley at Elevation Recruitment Group on .

Elevation Recruitment Group's Engineering & Manufacturing division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and similar positions, please visit

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