HEALTH AND SAFETY ADVISOR- Multi-site Transport & Logistics
Southern England M4/M25/M40/M5 corridor (Flexible location, Field Based/Home Based role)
Commutable from Cardiff, Swindon, Slough, Reading, Theale, Basingstoke, Salisbury, Southampton, Oxford, Swindon, Bridgwater, Bristol, Gloucester, Worcester, Tewkesbury, Ledbury, Ross on Wye, North London, Staines, Wembley, High Wycombe, Amersham, Uxbridge
Salary: c£35-38000 + Car + Bonus
Our client is a market leader, part of a FTSE 100 quoted international group and specialises in the heavy industrial manufacturing sector. It has a number of manufacturing and transport depots nationally operated both inhouse and via third party hauliers. As a result of promotion, they require a Health and Safety Advisor for their Southern region.
The operation is heavy industrial processing and manufacturing and the focus is on road and also rail logistics from depots throughout the regions. The roles will support line management in their management of safety and health, as well as the development of an effective Health and Safety culture through coaching and influencing of line/depot management ensuring compliance with corporate and site management healthy and safety and other systems.
You will promote a high quality and consistent approach to health and safety amongst employees, contractors and hauliers through coaching, briefings, training, raising awareness, challenging, identifying themes and establishing strategies and leading by example. You will be responsible for providing specialist and expert advice on both safety and health issues, helping the business to manage the H&S management system, maintaining ISO18001 certification and supporting line management with high potential and serious incident investigations.
The Ideal Candidate
A level/HNC/Graduate calibre with NEBOSH Certificate and working towards Chartered Status of IOSH
Currently working within a multi-site heavy industrial environment with a proactive and "best in class" health and safety culture and record where the emphasis is on supporting and promoting line management accountability for health and safety.
Experience of road logistics health and safety including loading/unloading/load restraint would be particularly advantageous. Any rail or port/marine experience would be useful.
Strong assertive, confident, resilient and influential personality; capable of operating self-sufficiently in a field based role and able to establish excellent working partnerships with your regional depot management teams. A team player.
Proven leadership, coaching, training, communication and presentation skills
A proven knowledge of relevant legislation and an understanding of OSHAS 18001:2007
Good IT skills including Word, Excel and Power Point
Experience of management system auditing (preferably to Lead Auditor standard)
Determination to work with others and drive to achieve results. Responsive to needs of works staff, with good interpersonal skills
Experience of dealing with regulatory bodies.
Competent in Root Course Analysis is desirable. Strong attention to detail. Excellent time management skills in order to operate within strict deadlines.
Diplomatic, measured, discreet, tactful and professional at all times. A facilitator of change with demonstrable initiative and drive.
A challenging, realistic and practical approach to the setting of objectives and targets.
- Full role responsibilities available on request
- Health & Safety Legislation
- Manufacturing Environment