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Wednesbury, West Midlands
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10 September 2019
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Savvy when it comes to the safety of others? Are you highly regarded when it comes to ensuring health of your fellow employees? If so this Health and Safety officer role could be the role for you.

One of the largest manufacturers of fasteners worldwide is looking for an experience Health, Safety and Environmental Officer to join their growing business.

Benefits to you?

* Salary £26,000 - £29,000
* 21 days hol + BH
* Progression opportunites
* On-site parking

Location: Wednesbury

The Purpose:

This position is responsible for planning, establishing, implementing, and maintaining a variety of health, safety, environmental and welfare programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees. The successful candidate will be a self-starting leader who enjoys the challenges of daily involvement with an operation and maintenance team.


* Ensuring that Health, Safety & Environmental procedures are adhered to across company sites
* Assisting in the preparation of documentation for government bodies and for insurance purposes
* Assisting in the implementation of new processes to reduce incidents.
* Carrying out DSE Assessments with all PC users
* Carrying out monthly safety tour inspections and follow up on actions
* Carrying out accident/incident investigations from first notification
* Carrying out the completion of relevant risk assessments and safe systems of work.
* Carry out new starter HSE inductions
* Carry out toolbox talks (refresher training, revised risk assessments, SSOW)
* Assist in the arranging of mandatory training and health surveillance
* Carrying out routine inspections, safety tours, including collating evidence and taking samples as necessary
* Investigating and resolving complaints in the work environment
* Ensuring compliance with legislation and making sure that an employer is not being negligent with regards to the safety of its staff
* Assisting in the maintaining of the Health and Safety Management System and to manage the Master Action List.
* Assisting in the maintaining of the Environmental Management System and to manage the Mast Action List.
* Play an active role in any internal meetings to drive a positive health, safety and environmental culture.


* 4 years experience in HSE within a manufacturing environment
* IOSH Working Safely
* IOSH Managing Safely
* NEBOSH General Certificate would be desirable
* Knowledge of ISO 18001 Management Systems
* Knowledge of ISO 14001 Management Systems
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Effective problem solving skills
* Analytical in your approach
* Knowledge and experience of the development of risk assessments and safe systems of work
* Competent on excel
* Excellent planning, organising and prioritising skills
* Ability to implement and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures
* High level of honesty and integrity
* Excellent level of IT skills in a range of packages and ability to produce data and statistics
* Flexibility to work at different branches around UK where required (Full UK driving licence)
* Please not a degree of flexibility is required in the role

Interviews are taking place next week.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.