H&S Officer

  • Salary: 25000 - 35000
  • REF Number: 00049931
  • Consultant: Natalie Wood
  • Contact: 01246 457700
  • Date Published: 19.02.2021
  • Sector: Chemicals, Materials
  • Location: Staffordshire, West Midlands, West Midlands
  • Discipline: Organic Chemistry, Research And Development

CK Group is recruiting for a Health and Safety Officer to join an adhesives manufacturing company based in Staffordshire, on a full time, permanent basis.

Responsibilities of this Health and Safety Officer will include to:

  • Ensure that the requirements of the Company Management Systems for Health & Safety and the Environment are understood and implemented across the Stafford site
  • Support the Director of Operations and the SHEQ Manager in developing the management systems and culture in operation across the UK sites
  • Assist the Site Manufacturing Manager and the Site Services Manager in managing the site's operations
  • Take pride and ownership for Stafford site's results and appearance
  • Ensure that the process safety controlswithin Risk Level 1 & 2 areas are suitable and sufficient
  • Ensure that there are current Risk Assessments for all site tasks in accordance with company management systems
  • Maintain the site accident log and environmental log, tracking both the incident and the follow up action take
  • Ensure the site accurately reports against the Safety lead Indicators and the monthly Corporate reporting requirements
  • Ensures the work instructions and the training plan for the Emergency Response Team aresuitable for the current risks on site
  • Identifies, and submits Capital project proposals to address identified H&S or Environmental concerns
  • Ensures that control and review of contractors is sufficient to prevent them having an accident on site
  • Investigates all near misses, incident or accident reports, following up with the Department Manager's on the actions taken
  • Ensures that the site action list is current and that actions are being taken to address areas of risk
  • Supports theintroduction of new plant and equipment, and Management of Change, by reviewing the associated risks
  • Supports Departmental Managers in fostering awareness of behavioural safety amongst their teams
  • Advises on reporting requirements under RIDDOR, ensure that Corporate Reporting Requirements are met
  • Represents the site with any regulatory authority visit or investigation

You will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • The position calls for an experienced H&S Manager/ Officer with a minimum of 5 years experience from a similar chemical manufacturing background
  • The role holder should be qualified to NEBOSH certificate or equivalent as a minimum, and ideally hold the Diploma level
  • The role holder should be able to demonstrate environmental competence (e.g. be an associate member of IEMA)
  • The role holder should have knowledge of hazardous goods and experience of working in explosive atmospheres
  • Computer literate ( eg Powerpoint, Word, Excel) Strong oral and written communication skills with excellent attention to detail

Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information, please contact Natalie Wood on 01246 457700 or email nwood@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference number 49931

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