Health and Safety Executive

7 days left

Recruiter
Folkestone Fixings Limited
Location
Lympne
Salary
Not specified
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
26 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Health and Safety Executive Based : Lympne, Kent Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 Contract: Full Time (40 hours/week) Since starting in 2003, FFX has become one of the UK's largest independent suppliers of high quality power and hand tools, fixings and building supplies. Due to our continued growth we are now looking to recruit for the newly created role of Health and Safety Executive. Reporting into the Warehouse Operations Manager, you will provide our board, managers and employees with an exceptional level of guidance on all H&S matters. This will include the development and implementation of a health and safety strategy that supports business objectives and puts health and safety high on the agenda. Qualified in NEBOSH National Diploma, IOSH and COSHH, you will have a good understanding of Health and Safety, ideally within our industry. Expertise in delivering ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 would also be an advantage. Responsibilities As our Health and Safety Executive you'll need to: • carry out risk assessments and develop safe systems of work • carry out regular site inspections, check policies, procedures and working practices are being properly implemented • prepare health and safety strategies, develop internal policy, lead, organise and deliver in-house training with managers and employees. • assist with the creation and management of health and safety monitoring systems and policies in the workplace • keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements • record incidents and accidents and produce statistics for the board • attend Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) seminars and read professional journals • produce management reports, newsletters and bulletins • advise on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases. Ensuring at all times, reasonable care is always taken for the health, safety and welfare of yourself and other persons and to comply with the policies and procedures relating to health and safety within the Company. Undertaking any other duties commensurate with the position as designated by the line manager. The Individual You'll need to show evidence of the following: • excellent written and spoken communication skills in order to explain health and safety processes to a range of people and to give presentations to groups • negotiating skills to convince managers of the need to implement and maintain safety standards that may compromise speed or efficiency in the organisation • patience and diplomacy because the profession requires a collaborative approach • the ability to understand and analyse complex information and present it simply and accurately • an investigative mind • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office including PowerPoint • attention to detail • a flexible approach to work • an interest in the law and the ability to understand regulations • a driving licence - essential as the role involves travel between sites. Education and Qualifications You're likely to need a minimum of a 2:2 degree or equivalent, as well as a basic knowledge of health and safety. The Certificate in Applied Health and Safety awarded by National Compliance and Risk Qualifications (NCRQ) and the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, delivered by the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH), provide a good understanding of a broad range of health and safety issues. Relevant degree-level qualifications include: • NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety. • British Safety Council Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health. • City & Guilds Level 5 (NVQ) Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice. • NCRQ Level 6 Diploma in Applied Health and Safety. • Registered COSHH Assessor. A background, or experience in, any of the following areas may be useful: • construction • engineering • manufacturing Personal Characteristics • Strong service ethos with a willingness to go above and beyond to ensure 100% customer satisfaction (internal customers). • The ability to work under pressure, quickly and accurately. • Self-motivated with desire to achieve and excellent organisation skills. • Proactive with a high level of common sense. • Very strong attention to detail. This is a role where the smallest mistake can lead to serious consequences. • A team player, with integrity, and the character to communicate openly and honestly. These duties are not exhaustive. Additional hours of work may be required, as determined by the needs of the business. Additional duties, responsibilities and projects may also be required. If you feel you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role then apply today

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