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Health & Safety Manager

Posted 14 February by Elevation Recruitment Group Easy Apply Ended
A Health & Safety Manager is required in Rotherham to join a leading manufacturing business who supply an array of metal based products to a highly successful industry.

With over 200 employees on site, this business has annual turnover of close to £35M, and is one of the UK's most established engineering market leaders. Due to growth, they are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Health & Safety Manager to lead the department.

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 the drive of a culture change within the Health, Safety, and Environment function to ensure that a safety first mind set and ethic is adopted throughout the business.

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
* Act as the primary Company interface with the HSE, Insurance Companies and any other external agencies involved in H&S including ISO auditors
* 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 Diploma Qualified
* 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

Required skills

  • Safety
  • 18001

Reference: 33976593

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