Health and Safety Advisor

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Our client, a prestigious, international manufacturing company, based in Norwich, are currently seeking a Health and Safety Advisor to join their busy QHSE department This is a full time, Monday to Friday, 39 hours per week, initial 3-month FTC. As the Health and Safety Advisor, you will provide technical and practical Health and Safety support to the Company through the maintenance, review and application of H&S management system. This will be demonstrated by you promoting the highest levels of legal compliance, risk management and consistently safe behaviours. Main duties and responsibilities include the following:
• Production of risk assessment and method statement documentation for routine & non routine activities.
• Verification of engineering controls by exposure monitoring and other methods in relation to COSHH.
• Isolation planning & support to those controlling work activities by staff and contractors (Mechanical Authorised Person).
• Monitoring and mentoring of compliance with existing procedures and task method statements.
• Auditing and benchmarking activities.
• Incident, accident and near miss investigation.
• Safety Management system review and updates
• Promoting and developing competence and consistency across shift teams, including training and assessment.
• Supporting Fire & Emergency response duties and training. Your qualifications and experience The ideal candidate will possess:
• A Degree in a science-based discipline.
• A NEBOSH Certificate/ or equivalent.
• Health & Safety experience gained within a high hazard, manufacturing or construction environment.
• Experience preparing detailed risk assessments and method statements across a range of activities and disciplines.
• The ability to understand complex tasks and challenge working methods in a constructive manner.
• Working knowledge of ISO management systems.
• Experience of auditing, and occupational hygiene/environmental monitoring would be desirable. The successful candidate will be assertive, inquisitive and able to evaluate differing working methods, in line with legislation, best practice and Company procedures.Applicants must be a great communicator with good mentoring and coaching skills, whilst possessing good observational skills and takes a proactive approach to compliance. Our client understands that applicants will likely already have a good level of technical H&S competence, but there is the significant opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge, experience and responsibilities in an Upper Tier COMAH organisation. Todd Hayes Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. Due to the large number of applications we receive I'm afraid we are unable to respond to everyone individually however your details will remain on file should another suitable opportunity become available moving forward. If we can take your application further, we will of course be in touch. Todd Hayes is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Todd Hayes Ltd

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