Health and Safety Officer

Kingston Upon Hull
£24000 - £28000 per annum
18 May 2017
15 Jun 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: UK: Norfolk - Hull - Malton

Business: This global Company provides meat and meat by-products for the human food chain, pet food, pharmaceutical and casings industries. Their HQ is located in Cuijk, Netherlands, with production facilities, cold stores and offices around the world. The Company's UK operations are based in Norfolk (East Anglia), Hull (East Yorkshire) and Malton (North Yorkshire).

This company prides itself on business sense, innovation and sustainability, with a real focus upon loyalty and teamwork.

The Position

They are looking to recruit a Health and Safety professional, preferably with previous experience within the food manufacturing industry. The successful candidate must be able and willing to travel between sites for proper performance of their duties.

The role and responsibilities of the Health and Safety Officer will consist of, but will not be limited to;
- Development of Health and Safety Policies and Procedures including the ongoing development of Health and Safety management systems.
- Development of task-specific Risk Assessments.
- Undertaking accident and incident investigations, liaising with relevant authorises and ensuring all relevant documentation and re-training is completed.
- Monitor the production process to ensure conformance with critical safety parameters, instigating corrective action when required.
- Support external audits in respect of Health and Safety, liaising with external agencies where required.
- Performing regular internal audits and assisting in completion of any required corrective actions.
- Provide Health and Safety advice and practical guidance.
- Information and reports and attending meetings as necessary.

The Person

- Experience of working within a fast-paced, manufacturing environment
- Full driving license
- IOSH/NEEBOSH National General Certificate holder, or equivalent
- Innovative approach and positive attitude
- Good levels of written and verbal communication
- Strong IT skills, with confidence in Microsoft packages; specifically Word and Excel.
- Ability to work autonomously and flexibly, as required.

Salary: circa £24,000 - 28,000 per annum, plus car allowance and benefits

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