Health, Safety and Compliance Officer

Location : Llanidloes, Powys, Wales
Job Ref : MS198
Consultant : Molly Smith
Sector : FA
Salary : £32k per year


MS198 – Health, Safety and Compliance Officer

Location: Llanidloes

Salary: £32,000 per annum 

Overview: First Military Recruitment are currently supporting our client in the search for a Health, Safety and Compliance Officer.

To be the site Health & Safety Officer responsible for the implementation of a robust health and safety programme. 

The programme must outline everyone’s obligation to ensure that the company has a safe working environment and adheres to current legislation and best practice.

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To be the site Health & Safety Officer and as such ensure compliance with necessary and relevant legislation including RIDDORS.
  • To encourage and drive the culture of safety including monthly H&S reports.
  • To ensure that there is a H&S management meeting every two months.
  • To draw H&S expertise into the business.
  • To ensure that the site meets compliance for the required number of first aiders.
  • To ensure that all products meet or exceed specification and to communicate effectively when they do not.
  • To ensure temperature records are accurate and maintained throughout the plant (product, sterilisers, and process areas).
  • To carry out calibration and process checks of monitoring equipment e.g., metal detectors, temperature probes and gas mixers.
  • Obtaining product weight data in line with Trading Standards requirements.
  • Checking product labels for accuracy and legality.
  • Preparing samples for lab testing and retention.                         
  • Assisting in project work within the technical department.
  • Collating, filling and archiving of QA documentation.
  • To make standards visible across the site.
  • To actively communicate and train out standards.
  • To elevate and give visibility to non-conformances.                    
  • Any other role or reasonable request conducive with the position of Site Health, Safety and Compliance Officer.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Continuous improvement of performance, both of the individual and the factory through team ability and education.
  • Development, implementation of and adherence to standards.
  • Ensure Full compliance to internal policies and procedures.
  • Escalation of issues preventing performance target achievement.
  • Prioritisation of actions to achieve targets.
  • Ability, Knowledge and willingness to apply a hands-on approach to solve issues.
  • Flexibility in work hours to achieve required goals.

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