SHE Officer

Posted By: Richard Ross
Salary: £38,000 per annum
Location: Sedgefield
Job Type: Full-time
Category: Health and Safety

SHE Officer

Central Employment is actively seeking a SHE Officer to oversee safety, health, and environmental standards across two sites. This full-time position requires coverage from Monday to Friday. Initially, the role will predominantly operate from their North East site in Sedgefield, with eventual plans for a balance between Sedgefield and the Keighley site in West Yorkshire.

Reporting directly to the General Managers at both sites, this role demands autonomy, adaptability, and flexibility in managing diverse responsibilities.

Main Purpose:

Ensuring comprehensive compliance with Safety, Health & Environmental policies across the sites. This includes updating and maintaining H&S, Environmental manuals, and ensuring adherence to these standards by employees, managers, and suppliers. Overseeing waste management processes and ensuring proper disposal methods are implemented.

Job Details:

  • Type: Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: £38,000 per annum

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (3% by company) after three months’ employment
  • 1 x Life Assurance and Health Cash Plan Scheme after 6 months’ employment (covers dental, optical, mental health, and well-being)
  • On-site parking

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Upholding a safe workplace environment, ensuring adherence to health and safety policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Meeting statutory obligations related to health, safety, environment, and welfare at work.
  • Conducting and reviewing risk assessments for work equipment and operations, and implementing improvements based on investigations of accidents.
  • Organizing safety inspections, fire drills, reporting safety inspections, and managing lone working procedures.
  • Updating and revising health and safety policies and procedures in line with legislative changes.
  • Managing training records and organizing necessary health and safety training sessions.
  • Implementing and managing documented health and safety inspections, audits, and checks.
  • Liaising with external training consultants when necessary for required training provisions.
  • Chairing health and safety meetings, ensuring effective communication of minutes and action points.
  • Staying updated on legislative changes and communicating relevant policy updates to the board.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Environmental qualification is advantageous but not mandatory.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, for presentations and explaining safety processes.
  • Negotiation skills to advocate for safety standards even if it compromises efficiency.
  • Analytical mindset, attention to detail, and investigative skills.
  • Flexibility in approach to work and a proactive interest in legal regulations.
  • Proficiency in IT.

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