Health & Safety Manager - Food Production

Full time , Permanent , Milton Keynes Up to £52,500 per annum Ref No: IPRS6565
Our client operates within the chilled food environment and is striving hard to become No1 in the UK for chilled food production. As part of their expansion plans they have a permanent vacancy for a Health & Safety Manager. You will be responsible for carrying out the necessary H & S training. Responsible for all ‘people management aspects’ of Health & Safety, including carrying out team briefings and managing regular H & S meetings. You will need to be a qualified, experienced and committed individual to be responsible for their Health & Safety requirements. You will need to consistently achieve the highest standards of Health & Safety by managing the team of trained operatives’ day by day, whilst ensuring Health & Food Safety legal compliance & GMP standards are adhered to at all times. The Role Responsible for maintaining and updating the sites Health & Safety Policy which includes: • Daily H & S walk around. • Training records for departmental operatives • Development of safe systems of work • Management of substance hazardous to health (COSHH) documentations (Health & Safety) • Management of H & S training records • Carry out hygiene GMP internal audits as scheduled site wide • Carry out building fabrication GMP internal audits as scheduled site wide • Undertake departmental risk assessments • Involvement in accident investigation reports • Involvement in customer complaints investigation to prevent re-occurrence. Critical Success Factors • Control of all waste streams on site. • Yearly price negotiations with waste management team. • Involvement in the carbon trust audits / visits. • Involvement in preparing for BRC and other audits • Member of the site HACCP team • Involvement of continuous improvement project work in relation to site H & S. • Responsible for all environmental issues relating to site. • Monitoring and reporting of group CSR targets. Experience Experience of working in a food manufacturing environment Previous people management experience (Supervisory role) Knowledge of BRC standards Key Skills and Knowledge Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal Computer literate Knowledge of food legislation and food safety principle essentials UK Full driving licence Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.
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