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Health & Safety Manager

  • Job reference: 930279
  • Location: Dalkeith, Midlothian
  • Salary: GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Production and manufacturing
  • Date posted: 06/04/2020


H&S, Quality & Environmental Manager


Salary to £45,000 per annum

Location - Midlothian

Working for an independent, global Manufacturing business on the outskirts of Edinburgh, our client is seeking to source an experienced Health & Safety Manager to act as a primary contact for HSE for the facility. The successful post holder will also be responsible for several quality and environmental functions.

Key Skills & Required Experience

A NEBOSH General Certificate will be required along with experience of managing H&S within a manufacturing environment. Detailed knowledge of ISO9001 would be expected along with knowledge of ISO14001.

The successful candidate will be tasked with the following responsibilities;

  • Continuously develop a culture that prioritises effective performance and shared ownership for Health and safety
  • Target areas for HSE improvement through the analysis of current performance
  • Write and update H & S procedures
  • Chair Safety Steering Committee
  • Manage COSHH assessments
  • Personally investigate serious accidents.
  • Provide advice on H & S to any employee.
  • Ensure Business Continuity and Incident Management plans are in place and tested
  • Ensure H & S audits completed and actions completed.
  • Commission Fire risk assessments.
  • Review and propose updates to Health & Safety policy.
  • Audits, monitors and reviews the implementation of QA policies, working practices, procedures and standards
  • Compile quality procedures for site.
  • Provides and advises on appropriate site training as required.
  • Co-ordinates all site audits and ensures training of onsite audit team
  • Drives close out of issues and non-conformance. Supports manufacturing teams in ensuring compliance
  • Represents the site for customers, suppliers, regulatory and accreditation bodies
  • Monitor completion of corrective/preventative actions
  • Conduct major quality investigations.
  • Review draft of annual quality review document.
  • Review and propose updates to Quality policy.
  • Definition and monitoring of improvement targets.
  • Review and propose updates to Environment and Energy policies.

  • Manage internal environmental audit programme

  • Assist with third party audits

  • Communicate environmental data to internal and external stakeholders as required

  • Monitor and review all environmental events ensuring all incidents and near misses are correctly reported.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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