Health and Safety Manager (Waste / Recycling)

England, Lancashire, Preston
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
19 Sep 2018
08 Oct 2018
James Irwin
Contract Type
Full Time
NEBOSH Qualification
NEBOSH Diploma

Health and Safety Manager (Waste / Recycling)

Preston | £40,000 + Good Benefits

Irwin & Colton has been engaged by a high-profile leader in the waste and recycling industry to recruit a Health and Safety Manager. The role, reporting to senior leadership, is focused on leading the health and safety function to drive performance across the business.

The organisation is one of the best known in the market with long term contracts, they have also invested heavily in state of the art technology to stay at the forefront of their industry. This role is Preston based however there are sites across the country and the role will require some travel.

Responsibilities for the Health and Safety Manager will include:

  • Leading a small team ensuring the implementation of the health and safety strategy across the business
  • Keeping updated with key changes to legislation and ensuring the organisation remains compliant
  • Engaging with senior managers, clients and external stakeholders ensuring responsibilities are clear and raising the profile of the function
  • Continually developing and reviewing the health and safety management system in line with industry best practice

The successful Head of Safety, Health, Environment & Quality will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar role within waste or manufacturing or a related industry
  • A NEBOSH/NCRQ Diploma or NVQ 5 (or equivalent) and experience with ISO standards
  • The ability to influence and engage key internal and external stakeholders
  • A strong technical knowledge across relevant health and safety legislation, compliance and regulations

Strong management systems experience would be an advantage.

This position will require a self starter who can lead by example and hit the ground running. A UK Driver's license is essential. Contact James Irwin on or 01923 432 632. Ref JI3329.

Irwin & Colton are a specialist Health and Safety recruitment company, based in the South East of England we recruit across the UK. We recruit all roles in the health and safety industry from Health and Safety Manager, Health and safety Director through to Health and Safety Advisor positions.

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