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Location: United Kingdom, North West England, Knutsford

HSE Advisor

United Kingdom, North West England, Knutsford
Competitive

Job Description

Location
Mobberley, Knutsford

HARMAN Technology Limited, trading as ILFORD PHOTO, is a global market leader that has acquired over 150 years of specialist knowledge in black and white photographic products and a unique portfolio of equipment, facilities and expertise. This historic site, set in beautiful surroundings, is looking to regenerate and grow.

Today, the company has a comprehensive service offering contract coating, converting, warehousing and distribution as well as ongoing advances in new applications for silver halide technology through a world-class R&D function and a commitment to innovation.


Responsibilities & Duties

Key responsibilities include:

  • Carry out risk assessments and consider how risks could be reduced

  • Review safe operational procedures, to ensure they identify and take into account all relevant hazards.

  • Takes responsibility for implementing best practices and behaviours.

  • Takes responsibility for recording, investigating and ensuring follow-up actions are carried out in a timely manner, for accidents, incidents and near misses.

  • Carry out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented

  • Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements

  • Ensure working practices are safe and comply with legislation

  • Lead some in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks

  • Keep the hazard and near miss log up to date publishing the statistics monthly.

  • Follow-up incidents, near misses and accidents, ensure actions are followed-up in a timely manner and produce statistics for managers.

  • Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all health and safety executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the employer's industry

  • Produce management reports, newsletters and bulletins and programme of Tool Box Talks as required.

  • Make sure occupational health screening is completed where required.


  • Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Science/H&S or equivalent

  • Professional qualifications in HSE (Nebosh health and safety practical applications level 3).

  • Proven experience of working within a Company Health, Safety and Environment function.

  • Good written and spoken communication skills in order to explain health and safety processes to a range of people and to give presentations to groups

  • Ability to convince managers of the need to implement and maintain safety standards that may compromise speed or efficiency in the organisation

  • Patience and diplomacy because the profession requires a collaborative approach

  • The ability to understand and analyse complex information and present it simply and accurately

  • A passion for HS&E and improving the safety culture of workplaces.

  • An investigative mind

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to understand regulations, interpret them and apply them

  • Able to adopt a flexible approach to company requests within your level of responsibility, skill set, training and knowledge.


  • Behaviour & Attributes

  • Tenacity

  • Well organised with good attention to detail.

  • Completer / finisher.

  • Confidence.

  • Good at following procedures.

  • Methodical

  • Familiar with most aspects of H&S.

  • Reliable.

  • Patience

  • Gets on well with people

  • Passion for H&S

  • Experience of working with a chemical and/or manufacturing environment


  • Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive Salary

  • Flexible day pattern, no shifts - With the option to extend holiday allowance

  • Excellent holiday entitlement, above the market comparators

  • Time off/paid leave for personal appointments

  • Pension

  • Free onsite parking

  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme and on site occupational health

  • Quarterly & Annual staff prize draws


  • Why Apply?

    At the heart of Harman Technology is a warm and generous culture, alive with passion and authenticity. This is a unique job for a unique person! If you are excited by technical challenges, interested by diverse working and strive to make a difference then apply now!

    You will be supported by a company that allows you the autonomy to make a difference and bring your valued skills to the fore. In everything they do, this company takes pride in their product and as such this makes Harman Technology a great place to work!

    We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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