Who is our client?

Our client ,are a family owned highly successful,National waste management business who are rapidly growing. They have been established for an impressive 50 years +.The business specialise in providing waste management & recycling solutions for a range of clients from SME's to large corporate companies. My client have a great opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Health and Safety Manager to drive, develop and continue to improve their H&S across all of their Waste depots and operations. They are a true leader in their field, and are offering a rewarding, structured and progressive career path.

As a Health & Safety Manager you will be responsible for operating a strategic and hands on approach in order to improve the practices and systems which are already in place. You will be responsible for educating the workforce on all safety matters, delivering hands on training, carry out any site audits and provide advice and guidance. You will be maintaining the management systems - OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 and will be required to monitor compliance, making sure all health & safety legal requirements are met at all times.

The role requirements

Advising the Company on health and safety and environmental legislation issues.

Create robust management systems to review amendments to legislation and client standards to assess the relevance to the company, making appropriate recommendations.

Undertaking hands-on assessments of their procedures and streamline & develop these systems.

Ensuring all employees receive suitable environmental health & safety training and are aware of their responsibilities under health and safety and environmental legislation and comply with the processes defined.

Providing support and advisory service to company employees on all aspects of health, safety and environmental matters.

Undertaking regular walk-rounds of Workshops of site safety and environmental audits and safety inspections, maintain records of audits and inspections and ensure necessary corrective measures are agreed and implemented.

Ensure Health & Safety Plans are in place prior to the commencement of projects

Arranging and/or carrying out incident/accident investigations, liaising with the client or enforcement authorities.

Investigating the environmental implications of the company’s activities and suggesting actions which may prove beneficial to the environment, the company or employees.

Preparing and producing reports on the performance of the H&S and environmental management systems.

Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all HSE legislation and any developments that affect the company.

Participate in weekly/monthly meetings when required to report on relevant health & safety matters.

What sort of people are we looking for?

A strong working knowledge of Health and safety.

Waste management or facilities management background.

Meticulous, passionate and methodical.

Enjoy working in a challenge environment and want to be able to improve and implement H&S standards.

Experience in ISO9001 ISO14001 OHSAS18001 and Tech IOS.

Up to date with Health & Safety legislation.

You enjoy working as part of a team.

You want a career within a long-standing and growing business.

Excellent IT skills.

Ability to work clearly and accurately under pressure and tight timescales.

Ability to demonstrate excellent communication, organisation and team working skills.

Full UK Driving License.