Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 2 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Technical
Contact Name: Russ

Health, Safety and Environmental Officer

Job Description

We are recruiting for an experienced Health, Safety and Environmental Officer to join a leading Leicester employer. The main function of this role is to co-ordinate the company's health safety and environmental functions. The successful candidate will report to the Compliance Manager whilst working in conjunction with the Management Team to continuously develop the company HSE provision. Please note that this role is offered on a 12 month fixed term contract, however, there is a possibility of a contract extension thereafter.


Be the primary point of contact for all health, safety and environmental issues for employees, Management Team members, Directors and external stakeholders

Conduct investigations, record and report all accidents and near miss incidents

Attend and contribute to Daily Operations Meetings with Management Team members

Undertake a daily site inspection and distribute a written report to company Managers and Directors

Management of the HQ ISO drive to ensure all Management System documentation is accurate and accessible

Undertaking extensive internal and external audit preparation (to include the review, revision and creation of ISO Management System documentation) and attendance at audits

Oversee the maintenance of other company certifications/accreditations (for example SafeContractor/CHAS)

Co-ordination of the HQ Health, Safety and Environmental Committee Meetings (HSEQ) and the completion of minutes

Formulate and deliver internal training courses (such as manual handling and fire warden training)

Maintenance of Departmental Training Matrices and scanning of training certificates

Completion of relevant supplier tenders/assessment questionnaires

Liaison and communication with external enforcement agencies and regulators as required

Assist with company compliance polices in relation to drug and alcohol testing and stop and searches

Checking and processing weekly expenses

Our ideal candidate

Previous recent experience within a similar role ideally within a manufacturing or FMCG environment

NVQ Level 3 in Occupational Health and Safety Practice or NEBOSH General Certificate

IEMA Associate Certificate in Environmental Management desirable

Proven health, safety and environmental management experience ideally within a manufacturing or FMCG environment

Strong communication skills to effectively liaise with internal and external stakeholders

Confidence to lead by example and challenge unsafe behaviours or practices

Competent user of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point


£30,000 to £35,000 per annum depending upon experience

Possible contract extension

Company pension

Opportunities for career progression

Free Parking

If you are interested in this Health, Safety and Environmental Officer role please apply today!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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