Health and Safety Manager

£47,000 - £52,000 Per Annum

Full Time


Leeds, West Yorkshire

Health And Safety

Posted 8 days ago

Expires In 21 Days

Job Description

Health and Safety Manager
Salary: £47,000 – £52,000 DOE + benefits
Hours: 37.5 per week across Monday – Friday
  • Are you an experienced H&S manager looking for that next step?
  • Do you have manufacturing experience and keen to make an impact?
  • Are you comfortable being the driving force for a well-established business?
If you answered yes, then read on!
The Opportunity
A unique position has arisen to join a family run business that thrives on quality, innovation, sustainability and where hard work meets enjoyment. An environment that is conducive to productivity, enables you to drive the vision forward of; global leadership in luxury sustainable comfort. Collaborative teamwork propels balanced innovation, one where you can really impact the outcome – this is an opportunity not to be missed, with heritage and quality at the heart of every strategic decision.
The Role
Being an instrumental part of the Senior Leadership team, you will be responsible for guaranteeing a secure and healthy environment that adheres to all laws and regulations currently in place as well as future proofing for additional changes. This position is the next pivotal hire for the business and fundamental in ensuring that productivity prospers without negatively impacting employee’s efficiency. Having a demonstrable background withing manufacturing is critical within this role.
Further to the above your role will involve:
  • Developing and enforcing health and safety policies and leading safety initiatives
  • Conducting regular risk assessments, providing strategic recommendations and liaising with insurers to mitigate business risks
  • Ensuring legal compliance, reporting obligations and contractor safety
  • Collaborating with maintenance teams for equipment compliance
  • Providing health and safety training, supporting managers, and ensuring induction and refresher training adherence
  • Investigating incidents, determining root causes and implementing preventive actions
  • Developing and maintaining emergency response plans and conducting drills for emergency readiness
  • Performing regular safety inspections and audits, maintaining records and updating first aid boxes
  • Fostering positive safety culture, encourage employee involvement and play a visible role in health and safety leadership
  • Preparing and submitting health and safety reports, maintaining accurate records and managing the budgets
  • Identifying opportunities for safety improvement and implementing initiatives for enhanced safety performance
Our Ideal Candidate
At this stage in your career you will have a demonstrable background within manufacturing, ensuring a safe working environment is absolutely at the forefront of everything you do. Secondly Quality, this has to be a trait that is inherent to you, we are looking for someone who makes decisions that ensure the outcomes are quality focused, be that, improvement of working environment or ensuring the workers are adhering to the standards the business operates to. Other skills we are looking to evidence:
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of working independently and collaboratively in cross-functional teams
  • Detail-oriented with a keen eye for detail and outstanding organisational skills
  • Action-oriented, resourceful, with the ability to plan and align with business needs
  • Possess extensive knowledge of health and safety regulations
  • Demonstrate robust analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Showcase leadership capabilities and the ability to instil a safety-centric culture
  • Proven experience in conducting safety training and audits
  • Familiarity with ERP systems and processes across disciplines
  • Certifications like NEBOSH and/or Level 6 H&S qualification are advantageous
  • Desirable: Fire Warden, Fit Aid, and SEMA Inspection training
Benefits Include
  • Generous staff discount
  • 24 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • Free parking on-site
  • Ability to buy additional holiday
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme and many more!
If the above sounds like it’s of interest to you, please click apply today! Alternatively, pick up the phone, call Leeds Pertemps and ask for Ross Wilkins-Heath.

Ross Wilkins-Heath

0113 2469339

Division 048

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01482 425220

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