Health & Safety Coordinator, Jobs, Cambridgeshire, 715

01733 802 300

118 Culley Court, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE2 6WA

4 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3TE, 01480 718 333

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Health & Safety Coordinator - Cambridgeshire

£24,000 - £26,000 per annum - Commercial - Health and Safety
Ref: 715 Date Posted: Wednesday 09 Aug 2017
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Health & Safety Coordinator

The Role

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the production team of an award-winning company and be responsible for ensuring that all elements of the health and safety management system are being implemented. A strong character who will not be dissuaded from ensuring that there are safe systems in place and they are followed by everyone. We are looking for someone who will not shy away from a challenge and will relish the opportunity to use their initiative.

As a key member of the production team, you will be responsible for the day-to-day requirements derived from policies and procedures.

The Health and Safety Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring all activities on site have been subject to risk assessment and that all operatives have received training on the assessments
  • New staff are inducted; issue and manage all PPE, lockers, tools etc
  • Visitors are inducted to site and briefed before they move around site
  • Contractors are inducted; checking contractors RAMS; monitoring the activities of contractors on site; issuing and monitoring Permits to Work
  • Maintaining the Approved Contractors Register including approving new contractors
  • Ensuring that all equipment is subject to statutory inspections such as LOLER, PUWER etc
  • Ensure that all chemicals on site are added to the hazardous substances database
  • Carry out routine checks of the fire safety systems including weekly alarm checks, emergency lighting, fire extinguishers, notices and exit routes
  • Organise fire drills and monitor standards
  • Organise third party training for staff on fork trucks, cherry pickers etc
  • Maintain the H&S training records and organise refreshers
  • Maintain the first aid kits, eye-wash stations etc
  • Ensure that the daily, weekly, monthly etc health and safety inspections are completed
  • Register and record accidents and incidents and assist in investigations
  • Assist in the development of health and safety policies and procedures
  • Deliver training – mainly on policies and procedures but may include manual handling etc in the future
  • Monitor KPIs and maintain reporting procedures
  • Attend health and safety meetings and other meetings where H&S is discussed
  • Assist the Quality and Sustainability Systems Coordinator as required

Experience and Qualities Required:

  • At least two years experience in a relevant health and safety position
  • Minimum Nebosh Certificate or equivalent
  • A good understanding of fire safety risks and management
  • An exceptional eye for detail
  • Methodical and self-disciplined
  • A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • An ability to use bespoke software systems
  • Good communicator; ability to convey H&S issues concisely and accurately
  • Ability to build productive working relationships and influence others
  • Confident; comfortable with interacting with senior executives where necessary

Reporting Lines and Working Arrangements:

  • Reporting directly to the Operations Director and working day-to-day with the Factory Supervisor and the Quality & Sustainability Systems Coordinator.
  • Monday to Friday - 8am to 5pm.  Occasional night shift to carry out monitoring
  • Permanent position subject to the usual contract stipulations
  • Due to location – own transport required

If you are interested in this opportunity within a dynamic organisation, to apply please forward your CV and a covering letter to or call Aaron Bowes on 01733 802300 for a further discussion about the role.

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