HSE Specialist

Posted on: 30/07/2018
Ref: VAC-16750
  • Salary: £40,000 + Negotiable salary & full benifits package.
  • Start Date: 07/01/2019
  • Region: Scotland
  • Location: Edinburgh
    Blueprint Recruitment
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  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Our client is a world leading food machinery manufacturing organisation.
For their Scottish manufacturing facility in West Lothian they have an immediate vacancy for a HSE Specialist to support their Scottish & other UK business units.
You will: –
Coordinate the HSE activities on the country / local level including HSE support for other business units as required.
Providing expert advice and counsel from an HSE and regulation compliance standpoint. Follow the relevant directives and other national regulations on HSE.
Recommending policies, procedures and programs in all phases of HSE and loss prevention.
Documenting, improving and effectively communicating HSE knowledge of governing laws and regulations, insurance requirements, codes and standards.
Develop and maintain comprehensive HSE documentation.
Carrying out a variety of audits (scheduled and random), risk assessment and training sessions to ensure all employees work to the highest safety standards.
Regular follow up with local management including HSE results, action plan, actual near miss, unsafe acts or conditions incidents and other safety actual issues.
Collecting, analysing and reporting on safety performance statistics and trends and implementing problem solving to counteract these.
Driving the investigation of accidents, near misses, incidents and losses as well as implementing corrective actions as required.
Ensure all generic risk assessments are updated, maintained and communicated.
Issue and distribute Safety Alerts for high risk incidents.
Developing and maintain chemical register and Risk Assessment for related chemical handling activities. Secure safety data sheets and instructions are available in work places. Provide training within chemical hazards and handling.
Leading in the introduction and implementation of new HSE initiatives and technologies
Maintain membership in necessary outside safety organizations.
Plan and provide training on HSE within the Country / local level.
Ensure that the local workforce is fully trained in HSE.
Keep visual campaigns fresh and update on a regular basis.
Ensure HSE Boards are updated on a monthly basis, with any outside the ‘Norm’ straight away.
Recognised engineering qualification or equivalent relative business experience
NEBOSH Environmental Diploma
NEBOSH Health & Safety Diploma

Membership of IOSH and involvement in their continuous professional development (CPD) programme.

Permanent role position with a negotiable salary, yearly bonus etc.
For additional details & a confidential chat, please call John Johnson on 01592 631644
Please forward your CV to jjohnson@blueprint-recruitment.co.uk