Group Health & Safety Manager
Full-Time & Perm
Excellent salary available
Westland Horticulture Ltd is one of the UK’s most progressive and innovative FMCG Companies and a market leader in horticulture/gardening and bird care products. The Company has grown from strength to strength in recent years and are currently building on their success in other areas of Europe.
The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Health & Safety compliance across the Westland Group. Ensure that all sites perform to the required Health & Safety standards and create a safe working environment.
•Ensure sites are fully compliant to all relevant Health & Safety legislation requirements for the jurisdiction and for our industry.
•Organise and chair all Health & safety senior group meetings and communicate consulting correspondence as reviewed and discussed including action plans.
•Develop a standardised set of companywide health & safety performance metrics.
•Support the development of health & safety management systems across the group.
•Compare and contrast site performance across the group and identify opportunities for improvement.
•Ensure all accidents are reported in line with company procedure and legislative requirements as applicable.
•Ensure comprehensive accident and incident investigations are completed in the required. timescales with appropriate corrective actions identified and closed off.
•Support the finance team with reviewing of all insurance related enquiries.
•Support the Delivery of health & safety training awareness sessions with all staff.
•Keep the company up to date with all new legislation or amendments to existing Health & Safety legislation.
•Identify and support the implementation of continuous improvement plans for Health & Safety with initiatives to be adopted at site level.
•Ensure all sites have in place COSHH assessments.
•5 years’ experience in Health & safety at a management level in a manufacturing environment preferably across multi -site environments.
•Has experience of chairing Health & safety meetings at Group level
•Well-rounded understanding of UK health & safety legislation.
•Understanding of companywide health & safety performance metrics
•Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
•Has managed a Health & Safety in a large organisation within a fast moving environment.
(Our client reserves the right to expand on the above criteria to facilitate shortlisting)
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