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[UK] Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Job Title: Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Location: Peterborough

Position this role reports to: Managing Director

Job Purpose:

  • To be familiar with all applicable Environmental, Health & Safety (E,H&S) legislation and to plan, implement, monitor and optimise management systems to ensure Baker Perkins complies with its statutory obligations. 
  • This applies to all Baker Perkins operations, both at Peterborough and on customer sites.

Qualifications:

Qualification in Occupational Health & Safety, such as NEBOSH National Diploma or equivalent, is essential.

The Job (Main Duties):

  • To create, review and manage E,H&S policies, procedures, risk assessments and monitoring systems and manage associated actions
  • To audit compliance with company E,H&S policies, SSoWs, legislation and guidance and report areas of non-compliance
  • To monitor health and safety risks and hazards in the workplace and inform Supervision immediately of any situations that require immediate rectification or stopping of operation
  • To liaise with external stakeholders (e.g. customers, insurers, HSE, EA, LA) on E,H&S matters
  • To carry out workplace monitoring (e.g. noise, dust, vibration) as necessary and maintain records
  • To investigate all serious accidents, collect performance data and report quarterly to the various H&S committee meetings
  • To keep up to date with changes in legislation and guidance and implement changes where relevant (e.g. to policies or procedures)
  • To provide advice on the environment, health and safety to employees at all levels of the business
  • To work with and train employees to manage, monitor and improve the health and safety standards in the workplace
  • To advise employees on how to minimise or ultimately avoid risks and hazards in the workplace
  • To actively promote health and safety and safe working practices
  • To manage fire safety including the review and maintenance of fire risk assessment(s)
  • To manage emergency procedures (such as fire alarm drills), organise and lead emergency teams such as fire wardens and first aiders
  • Any other ad hoc E,H&S duties as required
  • To be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures, in respect of self and others

Candidate Profile (Experience, Skills and Knowledge):

  • Previous experience in a similar role/environment is essential
  • Understanding of IOSH14001
  • Understanding of the application of the Health & Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and other legislation relevant to the company’s business
  • Ability to effectively influence those at a senior level
  • Professional approach to dealing with issues and employees
  • Appreciation of confidentiality and discretion
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills with attention to detail and a methodical approach
  • Focused on delivering outstanding customer service to Baker Perkins’ internal customers and contractors
  • IT literate with a comprehensive understanding of Windows based programmes including Word, Excel and Outlook is essential
  • Ability to communicate clearly and confidently with a range of people, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong teamwork skills are essential
  • Ability to act decisively in an emergency

Travel Activity:

  • None expected

Contact:

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing with CV and covering letter to the HR Department, Baker Perkins Ltd, Manor Drive, Paston Parkway, Peterborough, PE4 7AP (email [email protected]) no later than Friday 28 May 2021

Baker Perkins is an Equal Opportunities Employer