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Health Safety and Environmental Officer Job Description

Job Description

Job Title: Health Safety and Environmental Officer

Reports To: QHSE Manager

Hours: 39 hours per week. Monday to Thursday 8:00 to 17:00hrs, Friday 8:00 to 16:00hrs.

Location: M&H Plastics, London Road, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8TS

Job Purpose:

Assist in maintaining the Health, Safety and Environmental processes on site. This may involve liaising with managers and staff to provide an advisory service.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Environmental Monitoring and Measurement
  • To help maintain the Company‚Äôs Risk Assessment, Safe Systems of Work and COSHH systems
  • Safety Performance KPI reporting
  • Prepare monthly reports
  • To assist the Health and Safety Manager with accident/incident investigations
  • To carry out Environmental/Safety auditing and inspections, to monitor and measure on a regular basis
  • To prepare and conduct HSE Training and projects throughout the business
  • To have working knowledge on the control of hazardous and general waste of management systems
  • The post holder may be required to perform duties other than those given in the job description. The particular duties and responsibilities attached to the post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed. Such variations are a common occurrence and would not themselves justify the re-evaluation of the post.

Person Specification

Essential qualifications, skills and knowledge:

IOSH Managing Safety QualificationApplication Form/Interview
Self-motivated, able to manage a varied workload and work to a scheduleApplication Form/Interview
Able to respond quickly to incidents and take appropriate action to assure team members of their safetyApplication Form/Interview
Has the initiative to work on your own or as part of a teamApplication Form/Interview
Able to demonstrate that you are a customer focused individual with the energy, drive and commitment to make it happenApplication Form/Interview
Able to prioritise and have good skills with the control of documentationApplication Form
Competent in the use of the Microsoft suite of applicationsApplication Form/Interview
Able to work in an environment that would have constant changing prioritiesApplication Form
Excellent listening skillsApplication Form/Interview

Desirable qualifications, skills and knowledge:

Business Administration QualificationApplication Form
NEBOSH Health and Safety and Environmental Certificates or similar (equivalent IOSH Qualification)Application Form
Experience gained in a similar roleApplication Form
Have a good working knowledge/experience of Risk Assessments, COSHH, RIDDOR and Display Screen EquipmentApplication Form/Interview
Have a proven understanding of environmental and health and safety legislation and knowledge of sources for referenceInterview
Have experience of industrial plant and equipment in a high volume production environmentApplication Form/Interview