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Health & Safety Specialist

Our client are leading manufacturers of own label and branded food and drink products supplying to a range of well known, established brands.


The Health and Safety Specialist will provide advice and solutions to the production, engineering and supply chain functions of the site in Kent. They will maintain processes to ensure continuous improvement and legislative compliance.

  • Advise on H&S legislation and practical implications.
  • Daily walk rounds to ensure H&S standards are being met by stakeholders and individuals with accountability.
  • Working with the Facilities Manager to manage the building refurb project from a Health & Safety perspective.
  • Hazard identification and working with Managers to minimise risk.
  • Annually identify the top ten risks and carry out an in-depth risk review and scheduling of the site's annual risk assessment review process.
  • Actively ensure that controls are embedded and in place for confined space, dust, COSHH, LEV checks, machine safety, lifting operations/equipment, dangerous substances, fire safety and manual handling equipment.
  • Create and run training sessions to increase manager Health & Safety awareness - risk assessment, COSHH, accident investigation, manual handling and near miss/hazard spotting.
  • Schedule and run the site's Health & Safety meetings to drive continuous improvement and represent the H&S function at daily production meetings.
  • Generation of accident statistics, management of accident register for the site to ensure effective corrective and preventative actions are implemented and Riddor compliance.
  • Quarterly H&S audits and escalation of non-compliances.
  • Ensure the completion of necessary statutory assessments (Noise, LOLER, DSEAR, Fire, COSHH) using internal or external resources as necessary.


The successful Health and Safety Specialist will be able to demonstrate:

  • Health and Safety experience within an engineering or manufacturing environment
    Strong understanding of current HSE legislation and compliance
    IOSH and / or NEBOSH qualified
    Advanced user of Microsoft Office

Job Offer

Competitive salary and package

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Category
Job Type
£30000 to £40000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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