Health & Safety Manager (6 Month FTC)

Elevation Recruitment
11 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 (Apply online only).

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 (url removed)

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