Health & Safety Advisor

Posted 22 January 2024
Salary Competitive
LocationLondon
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline HS&E / Health, Safety & Environment
Reference002182
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameAnne McCarthy
Expiry date 22 April 2024

Job description

Job Description

We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better. 

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.

Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties. 

 

Here at Bow, we have a team of around 800 colleagues. We produce sandwiches, wraps, platters, sub rolls and salads for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Sainsbury’s, Co-op, Asda, Morrisons and BP Wild Bean Café.

 
 

What you'll be doing

As a Health & Safety Advisor you will be expected to provide professional guidance to all functions on operational Health, Safety and Environment activities ensuring alignment with Group and Divisional policy.

 

Responsibilities:

*            Maintain the Health, Safety and Environment systems to ensure the adherence to all relevant Health, Safety and Environment legislation and agreed internal standards.

*            Conduct routine risk assessments across the site to ensure that all operational risks are identified and adequately controlled.

*            Lead and undertake internal audits and inspections against the site’s management systems and agreed internal standards.

*            Deliver Health, Safety and Environmental training to meet the location’s learning and development plans and to support the Greencore Way principle of keeping people healthy and safe.

*            Increase health and safety competence of managers and staff in the business through coaching and guidance, providing training opportunities to ensure staff remain current and competent health and safety practices and promote the continual development of the site’s HSE culture.

*            Support in maintaining the site’s Health, Safety and Environmental management system to ensure adherence to relevant legislation and Greencore Group standards.

*            Support management through investigations of incidents and accidents to ensure root cause analysis and effective preventative and corrective actions.

*            Proactively advise operational functions to ensure the delivery of the site’s annual targets and objectives and completion of departmental improvement plans.

 
 

What we’re looking for

We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.

*            Ideally holds a national or professional qualification in Health, Safety and Environment (or a related field)

*            Previous experience and exposure to operational Health, Safety and Environment is essential

*            Up to date knowledge and practice of Health, Safety and Environment legislation

*            Experience engaging, communicating and working closely with colleagues and leaders

 

If this sounds like you join us, grow with Greencore and be a part of driving our future success.

 

What you’ll get in return

*            Competitive salary and job-related benefits

*            Holidays

*            Pension up to 8% matched

*            Company share save scheme

*            Greencore Qualifications

*            Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform

*            Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

 

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.