SHEQ / Health & Safety Advisor

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    £30000 - £33000 per annum

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    Sarah Lane

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sarah Lane

The Company:

If you are an experienced SHEQ Advisor with a strong background within manufacturing or production, then we have an exciting Devon based opportunity for you. You will deliver Health, Safety, Environment and Quality reviews and develop and implement systems accordingly. You will provide advice and guidance to the company and their employees across all levels of the business.

Job Responsibilities:

Assist all levels of management to implement and comply with the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and relevant safety legislation. Make recommendations and interpret

policy decisions to ensure legislative compliance.

Encourage and promote a positive and conscious safety, environmental and quality culture within the business in order to drive continuous improvement in health, safety and quality performance.

Keep up-to-date with quality standards and monitor new quality laws applicable to the Company's business

Conduct and review risk assessments across all the Company's sites, including COSHH.

Conduct and formally document health, safety and quality inspections and audits across all the Company's sites.

Create and implement H&S training programmes for all departments.

Preferred Skills:

It is essential that you possess a NEBOSH National General Certificate, Diploma or degree in Health & Safety, with a competency

level that meets with Tech IOSH membership category as a minimum

You must have proven hands-on experience in a similar role, ideally in a manufacturing environment

You must also possess honed analytical skills, essential for quality control duties

Personal Attributes:

You must be self-motivated and able to work on own initiative;

Abledemonstrate good time management skills with the ability to prioritise;

Be able to identify emerging problems and proactively develop solutions with an awareness of business


Have an investigative mind with attention to detail;

Possess a high level of numeracy and literacy with strong verbal and written communication skills

Associated Benefits: A competitive salary and benefits including a contributory pension scheme, staff discounts, childcare vouchers and death in service cover. In addition there is structured training and the potential for career progression within this rapidly growing dynamic company.

Working Hours:

8.30-5 Monday to Friday

To apply, or to find out more information, please click on one of the "apply" buttons Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.