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Health & Safety / Facilities Manager



Circa £34K & Benefits package + Shift Allowance + Pension

Hours: Mon - Fri 40hrs per week

Reporting directly to the Factory Manager, you will hold H&S accountability for the site and possess facilities administration experience. As a H&S and Facilities Officer, will coordinate the activities required to meet company standards and legal requirements. With a keen focus on compliance, you will contribute to improving the business and demonstrate the company values and behaviours. The successful candidate should be able to act as an Ambassador ensuring that all employees are compliant, and the business is meeting operating standards.

What you will be doing:

  • Advising employees on how to minimise or ultimately avoid risks and hazards in the workplace
  • To operate at all times with safe working practices with due regarding to Health and Safety regulations, COSHH, Control of Infection, waste disposal, etc in accordance with legislative requirements and policies and procedures
  • First aid duties
  • Working with and training all employees to manage, monitor and improve the health and safety standards in the workplace
  • Being responsible for all safety inspections in the workplace (for example, monitoring noise levels in a warehouse)
  • Assisting with the creation and management of health and safety monitoring systems and policies in the workplace
  • Managing emergency procedures (such as fire alarm drills) and organising emergency teams such as Fire Marshals and First Aiders
  • Offering general health and safety advice to all employees
  • Working with HR to facilitate occupational health screening
  • Facilitating statutory inspections for LOLER and Compressed air systems
  • Record weekly health and safety tours and log any accidents and incidents as appropriate
  • Acting as the primary contact for maintenance requests and defects, liaising with all parties throughout the process
  • Arranging maintenance and monitoring progress of works, liaising with Contractors whilst work is being completed
  • Obtaining quotations for facilities work

A Bit About You:

  • Previous experience in a safety health and environmental role in food/FMCG or manufacturing environment
  • Proven Health and Safety experience
  • Proven confidence and resilience to deal with challenges from external and internal
  • stakeholders
  • Must be able to multi-task, be detail orientated and possess strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, be team focused, influential, flexible and confident
  • Exercise good judgement, knows when to flag issues and when to deal with independently
  • Strong communication skills at all levels, both verbal and written and excellent presentation skills
  • Energy, enthusiasm and commitment are essential characteristics in this fast-moving
  • Environment

Additional Job Elements:

  • Flexibility in working environment, office to factory-based environments
  • Ability to travel abroad for necessary training / meetings
  • Full driver's license and valid U.K. passport
  • Flexibility to cover absence of other H&S roles within the UK business

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 Years' experience of health and safety
  • Experience in facilities administration desirable

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of The Health & Safety at Work etc Act 1974 plus applicable regulations

Health & Safety / Facilities Manager

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
no work experience required
£30,000 - £39,999

Published on 16 Mar 2022

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