Health and Safety Manager

Gressingham Foods Ltd is seeking a Health and Safety Manager to be responsible for overseeing the health and safety performance of the factories to ensure compliance, sustainability and continual improvement.

Reporting To:-  Group Senior Risk Advisor

Key Tasks:

  • To ensure all new staff including agency workers complete a full company induction.
  • Develop and maintain task and area specific risk assessments.
  • Keep up to date all current SSOW in factory units and SOP on Farms (developing and delivering any new ones as required).
  • Monitor & record all accidents.
  • Investigate all accidents, identifying all root causes and avoidance measures.
  • To ensure all relevant staff have continual health surveillance assessments, support the roll-out of assessments with HR representative.
  • Education and training.
  • Development of Safety Reps.
  • Support the security of our sites.
  • Contractor control.
  • Work effectively with production management.
  • Keep up to date with changes to Health & Safety legislation.
  • Keeping good channels of communication with H.S.E
  • Assist with the behavioural safety journey.

Required Behaviours:

  • Attention to detail
  • Engage and work with regulators and stakeholders.
  • Able to prioritise and manage work load.
  • Effective report writing.
  • Strong Team Working Skills  –  It is expected that as part of the Group Senior Risk Advisor’s team you will support your Health & Safety colleagues when business need dictates.
  • Ability to Multi-Task.
  • A recognised NEBOSH or similar health & safety qualification. At least two years practical working experience within a health & safety role.

If you are interested in applying for this position please email your cv to or contact Jacqui Holden or Isabel Underdown on 01473 734259.

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