To co-ordinate environmental and H&S tasks within the plant by providing proactive support to the plant Manager producing reports & statistics within deadlines.

Working hours: Day shift role 8am – 4pm with full flexibility of working hours in line with business needs


  • To drive and ensure compliance to all Health & Safety systems through effective management & communication. This includes heading up the 45001:2018 external audit and the 45001:2018 annual internal compliance audit, with follow up.
  • To ensure compliance to all environmental management systems plus to maintain ISO14001 through effective management and communication. This includes heading up the 14001:2014 external audit and the 14001:2014 annual internal compliance audit, with follow up.
  • Liaise with senior management to ensure all plant safety and environmental requirements are being achieved.
  • Complete all plant risk assessments and safe systems of work to identify, report and correct any issues.
  • Support the plant on reporting and dealing with accidents, near misses, safety inspections and LTA’s etc.
  • Support all departments by arranging training externally and internally as requested to maintain or improve skills levels.
  • Order and maintain all PPE & Workwear levels for the plant, & maintain records.
  • Complete the plant’s monthly energy / waste report on teams and communicate any issues.
  • Arrange all inspections and checks that are identified on the insurance inspection and Health and Safety spread sheet ensuring legal compliance for the site. Including LOLER inspections by Allianz.
  • Control the operations of the LEV equipment on site as per the health and safety and insurance specification and Statutory inspection
  • Attend any meetings requested.
  • Ensure weekly Fire alarm & Sprinkler pump tests are carried out, arrange fire drills and maintain procedures.
  • Complete monthly Fire extinguisher inspections & arranging annual inspection of Fire extinguishers.
  • Complete earth bonding reviews and check on pat testing compliance.
  • Complete asbestos checks monthly checking for any changes and report if required.
  • Arrange for external inspections where required as per policy.
  • Complete pentane monitoring checks monthly liaise with Quality for calibration.
  • Check and record all permit to work inputs on the permit register as per procedure.
  • Ensure safety quick checks are carried out as per schedule, actions are closed out in a timely manner and report findings on the divisional action tracker.
  • Complete checks on first aid supplies and defibrillator.
  • Review contractor details prior to work which includes any Risk Assessments, Method Statements (maybe referred to as RAMS), Insurance details and competence of contactor via training certification. Maintain the contractor spreadsheet and arrange Air conditioning services.
  • Report and close out any down time on the fire system / equipment to Insurance Company, local fire brigade and EFP representatives. Liaise with landlords’ insurers.
  • Arranging and planning employee surveillance medicals
  • Maintain the business continuity plan updating where required.
  • To complete a monthly safety meeting
  • Coordinate with maintenance department and senior regional managers to ensure all checks and follow up work is completed on time.
  • Communicate with external agencies – Landlord etc.
  • Complete site safety workaround’s and report all findings.
  • Carryout safety inductions as requested for all new starters including LOTOTO training where required. Ensure all personnel complete safety training, both general and specific.
  • Complete safe hoist usage training to all new operations (tooling / maintenance) employees and refreshers as per schedule

Skills & Qualifications

  • NEBOSH cert required
  • Proven experience in a similar role (5/10 years)
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Computer literate e.g. Excel/Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels
  • Demonstrates experiences of making sound judgement under pressure.
  • Team Player
  • Systematic and with high attention to detail.
  • Must be a self-motivated person and be prepared to drive and push the people and the plant in complying with procedures and good practise.
  • Must be flexible to respond to plant accidents or major events out of hours.

Employee Wellbeing Reward Package

  • Private Medical
  • 24/7 Digital GP Access
  • Employee assistance Programme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Career Break Support
  • Discount Platform
  • Long Service Awards
  • Life Assurance 6 x salary
  • Enhanced Pension Contribution
  • Birthday Holiday Paid Leave
  • Monthly Food Gatherings
  • Volunteer Day Paid
  • Free Tea & Coffee

Job Summary


Health & Safety


Full time


Spennymoor, County Durham

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