Health and Safety Manager

Job Title: Health and Safety Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shropshire
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-08-06 00:00:00
Reference: 441103252
Contact Name: Aisling Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2018 15:00

Job Description

You have the chance to join a large manufacturing business as their Health and Safety Manager. This role is a fantastic opportunity to join a well established business in a senior leadership position. This role is so important as the business drive excellence in everything that they do and want health and safety to be no different. If you are passionate about health and safety, a hands on, strategic thinker who can hit the ground running- then this could be the opportunity to you!

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Health and Safety Manager to join a well-respected manufacturing business in their site in Bridgnorth, which has around 500 staff operating 24/7. They are leaders in their field, well known with a long standing heritage in the area. You will report into the MD and sit as part of the leadership team, driving forward a new wave of safety.

You will be expected to work closely with the MD and the HSE team to drive best practice and safety working practices across a fast paced and varied high risk manufacturing site. With your direct report, you will ensure the site is operating at a legally compliant level and make some quick and notable improvements on site in the short term. You will assist in everything from near miss reporting, create KPI's and lead in house training with managers to ensure a consistent message is being driven home. You will create and implement a company strategy in relation to all elements of health and safety and look to future proof the business. With OHSAS 18001 in place, it will be your responsibility to manage and maintain this and work forwards the new ISO standard. Getting the basics right and driving continuous improvement is key.

What is needed from you:

• NEBOSH Diploma level (or equivalent)
• Management systems experience with OHSAS 18001 experience.
• You must have worked in a high risk manufacturing or industrial engineering business.

You must be:

• A strong character and resilient
• Engaging and personable and have gravitas
• The ability to influence at all levels but be resilient and push back
• Strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships
• Self-motivated and can work autonomously

Along with a strong basic salary there is a fantastic achievable bonus potential, flexible working and a car as part of the package.

Would you like to know more? Please do not hesitate to get in touch on 0121 454 5000 or email