HSE Advisor (Health and Safety Advisor) in Chichester
About the role:
Are you an experienced Health and Safety Advisor on a mission to educate and ensure people work in a safe environment?
If so, we would love to hear from you!
We have four sites in total. 3 within walking distance on the Chichester Food park and one near Selsey.
We are one of the largest employers in the area, employing more than 1,200 talented individuals and we are growing!
We have a thriving Health and Safety team, so, it’s an exciting time to join us, make your mark and be a proud part of our onward journey.
A day in the life of a Natures Way Foods Health and Safety Advisor:
We make delicious salad meals, fruit pots, coleslaw, potato salad, bagged salads and leafy salad bowls across our 4 manufacturing sites. Our products are stocked by leading Retail supermarkets & popular restaurant chains, consumed by millions of customers in the UK. So, you may well have eaten something made by us!
Our health and safety motto is “Look out, Speak up and Take Care” and as an important member of our Health and Safety team you will be involved in ensuring this message is embedded throughout the sites you look after.
You will be managing 2 Health and Safety Co-ordinators who are at a more junior level of experience, ensuring their on-going development and support as well as overseeing 2 of our manufacturing sites. Our sites are very close together, so its easy to get around. You will report to our Senior Health and Safety Advisor.
You will have involvement in championing day to day health and safety including managing near misses, audits, training and coaching, legal standards and being an ambassador for Health and Safety on your sites. There are also opportunities to get involved in Environmental Management.
We have a diverse workforce with over 25 different languages spoken so we are always looking for new ways to make sure that our message is well communicated. You will be able to get involved in supporting and creating new projects to make an impact.
This is a busy role within a food manufacturing environment. We work with fresh produce with a short shelf life, so the environment is fast paced, and temperature controlled to a chilled level to maintain freshness of our products. This brings its own unique challenges and you will also work closely with our on-site Occupational Health team.
So, if you want to join a company where your Health and Safety expertise will be highly valued and you are forward thinking then you would be a great fit for our friendly Health and Safety team.
Role type: Permanent
Hours: Admin hours: Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm, 1 hour for lunch. Some flexibility may be required in this role at times.
A NEBOSH Certificate is essential and ideally you will be working towards your Diploma.
You should be an experienced Heath and Safety Advisor, ideally with experience within an FMCG / Manufacturing / Engineering / Production / or waste environment.
You will need to have managerial experience as you will be managing 2 junior level direct reports in this role.
You will need to have a passion for Health and Safety and sharing good practice and be a team player. Any Environmental management experience would be desirable although not essential.
Your journey with us…
Our Health and Safety team is important as they ensure our staff are able to work safely and healthily every day by keeping up to date with legislation and best practice.
There’s plenty of training opportunities and you’ll be able to undertake internal and external training courses to build your skillset from soft skills to professional training in your area of expertise.
You will be spoilt for choice with future career development opportunities at Natures Way Foods, whether you decide to climb the ladder in the Health and Safety team or just want to be the best in your area of expertise, we will help make your career ambitions a reality.
We want you to love working for us and what you do, so we have put together a great package of benefits:
- A competitive salary.
- Company performance bonus.
- Laptop and mobile phone.
- Company pension.
- 25 days holiday + 8 days bank holidays.
- Healthshield Perks healthcare package.
- Life Assurance policy.
- Plenty of development and training opportunities.
- Employee Assistance Programme.
- Exclusive online benefits and discounts.
- Free parking available across all sites.
- Relocation packages available.