Location Lydney
Job-type Permanent
Salary £34k - 38k per year + Good Benefits

HSE Officer

Lydney, Gloucestershire

SHE Officer, HSE Advisor, Health & Safety Officer

Our client specialises in the fabrication, erection and protective treatment of high-quality steelwork for modular bridging throughout the UK, Europe and Globally . They deliver infrastructure solutions throughout the world. Their Manufacturing Facility is looking for a SHE Officer to support managers in achieving the aims of the organisation through the promotion of a safe and healthy working environment. They will also manage the environmental aspects and impacts on a day-to-day basis

The company would consider someone who enjoys the HSE part of their role and wants to progress into Health & Safety as a career. but doesn’t necessarily have a NEBOSH

Primary purpose of the position

  • To support managers in achieving the aims of the organisation through the promotion of a safe and healthy working environment.
  • Managing the environmental aspects and impacts on a day-to-day basis.
  • Is accountable for safeguarding and promoting the improvement of the physical and mental health and social well-being of employees and non-employees.
  • Is accountable for the successful operation of the SHE management systems on site.
  • Is accountable for supporting timely investigation and resolution of all accidents and near misses
  • Is accountable for identifying and organising some aspects of health and safety training.
  • To create, develop and improve a culture of safe working practice that aims for zero accidents or near misses.

Main responsibilities and duties of the position

  • Communicating all relevant SHE information clearly and in a timely fashion ensuring that information is available to key stakeholders and the workers affected.
  • Maintaining the health, safety and environmental policy and the associated arrangements and systems.
  • To conduct SHE audits.
  • To co-ordinate, facilitate and contribute to the hands-on planning, implementation, performance measurement, performance review and system audits of SHE policies, systems and arrangements.
  • To pro-actively improve the provision of SHE by actively encouraging feedback and involving employees and non-employees in discussions and implementation of any changes.
  • Direct and oversee the health and safety committee (RoES Team).
  • Liaise with any specialist advisors involved in contributing to organisational SHE provisions.
  • To collate and maintain statistics resulting from all leading and lagging indicators relevant to SHE arrangements.
  • Maintain clear training records and ensure all relevant certification is up to date for any training provided.
  • Promote awareness of Hazards and Risks to all employees.
  • Recommend, advise and help Implement necessary controls to reduce residual risks.
  • Support the business improvement objectives by participation within the improvement plan and associated objectives.
  • Support the organisations commitment to sustainability, greenhouse gas reductions and environmental policies.
  • Promote employee wellbeing by contributing to safe systems of work and engagement on a one-to-one basis daily with colleagues.

Accountability

  • Accountable for delivering and/or facilitating some aspects of HSE training.
  • Responsible for driving cultural change and individual accountability regarding HSE.
  • To advise senior management of EHS legislation changes and how it will impact the business.
  • To ensure effective cost management across SHE responsibilities.

Education and Training

  • Health & Safety training to NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent but hands-on knowledge and experience will be considered.
  • IEMA qualification or experience of environmental management would be advantageous.
  • Must be computer literate, particularly MS Office packages.

Benefits

Company Pension Scheme

25 days Holiday

For more information on the role please call Giles Churchill at Omega Resource Group on 07966 971648 or 01453 829794

Omega Resource Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.