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Location
Alconbury
Department
Operations
Advertising Salary
£ Competitive

About The Role

The Health, Safety and welfare of our people is paramount to successful operation and growth of our organisation.  As the Health, Safety, Environment & Facilities Manager you will play a pivotal role in leading the design, delivery and maintenance of positive, best in class, systems and culture company wide.  You will work closely with the leadership and management team ensuring suitable, robust management systems are in place, meeting legal and other stakeholder needs, driving continuous improvement of our standards, systems and procedures, measuring and reporting performance and driving cost efficiency.

 

In this role you will: 

  • Work with department managers to implement suitable and effective risk assessments, record the results and advise on appropriate action.
  • Assist department managers to ensure standard operating procedures are created and suitable and effective employee training is implemented and recorded.
  • Assist in ensuring all accidents, incidents and near misses are investigated, and appropriate actions are taken to prevent recurrence. Complete and circulate necessary reports and follow up activities as required.
  • Communicate awareness of health and safety by means of effective health and safety committees, suitable signage and posters, with special attention to changes in legislation.
  • Work with department managers to develop and oversee a programme of health and safety inspections, give feedback on the results, and provide guidance on any actions required to reduce risk levels.
  • Monitor compliance with legal requirements across our sites.
  • Maintain the approved contractor system.  Review contractor submitted risk assessments and safe systems of work.  Deliver contractor and visitor inductions.  Monitor contractor working practices and Permit to Work system.
  • Deliver health and safety inductions for all new personnel and those requiring a refresher.
  • Identify and specify appropriate PPE as part of the risk assessment process.  Monitor the provision and use of PPE. 
  • Demonstrate and promote good health and safety practices in all aspects of the job.
  • Raise awareness of Health & Safety throughout the business via both formal and informal training of employees.
  • Keep up-to-date with the Health &Safety agenda, new legislation and best practice guidelines and understanding how they may affect the business.
  • Adopt a proactive approach to improving performance by engaging with the management team and all employees.
  • Work collaboratively with other teams to ensure best practice and appropriate solutions for new projects.

About You

To be successful you will have:

  • HSE management experience in a similar environment
  • Experience with ISO14001 & ISO45001
  • Fully aware and have strong understanding of all applicable ISO standards.
  • Have led and performed site and factory audits.
  • A good range of experience working within health and safety, and a good understanding of how health and safety can add value to the workplace and employees and workers.
  • The ability to collaborate in all areas of the business to help find sustainable solutions to problems and opportunities.
  • A good understanding of current legislation and how it applies within our business.
  • Experience of working within FMCG ideally with complex short shelf life own labels products - desirable
  • Excellent organisational skills with the proven ability to prioritise own workload, and exercise initiative.
  • NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent
  • Full driving licence (preferably clean)

About Us

With over 90 years committed to delivering quality fresh food at scale, AM FRESH UK, owned by the AM FRESH Group and based in Alconbury, is currently building their own state of the art facility – fresh, new and ready to showcase a variety of high-tech automation to serve the packing of fresh fruit and vegetables to major retailers. The business has invested heavily in to this facility which further demonstrates the growth plans for the Group. AM FRESH employs around 500 people and around 250 agency staff a day operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a 4o4o shift pattern.

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