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Cooperative Jobs – Health And Safety Manager

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Job Description:

Health & Safety Manager

£39,000 – £44,000 (Grade E16) plus benefits

Biggleswade depot

We’re looking for a health and safety (H&S) manager to join the risk, health and safety (RHS) team across our Logistics division.

Opening in January 2022, Biggleswade will be our flagship depot in the heart of Bedfordshire; the biggest, most sustainable and high-tech regional distribution centre in our network.

Reporting into the depot general manager and working very closely with the regional risk and safety lead, you’ll play a key role in creating a culture of continuous improvement in keeping our colleagues safe. As a H&S manager, we’ll look to you to make sure we maintain high safety standards in depot, and work with cross-functional teams to help implement standardised ways of working that will protect the safety and security of our teams.


Job Responsibilities:

provide H&S subject matter expertise, advice and guidance across teams in the depot

• work with the Biggleswade leadership team to build a best in class safety culture across the depot

• support the depot general manager with the future delivery of the H&S strategy

• carry out regular H&S inspections and feed back into the depot management team

• review ways of working and spot opportunities to improve and deliver initiatives to reduce accidents in the depot

• coach and support managers in completing accident investigations

• support the training of colleagues to make sure everyone is equipped to deliver the Co-op H&S standards

• work collaboratively with internal and external partners, including but not limited to, safety teams, depot teams, support functions, trade unions and enforcement agencies

Job Requirements:

health and safety experience, preferably in a multi-temperature logistics or distribution environment

• a NEBOSH general certificate, this is essential

• experience in building relationships and influencing both colleagues and senior managers

• policy and continuous improvement implementation experience

• the ability to analyse and interpret data to spot trends and opportunities

• the ability to practically apply legislative requirements

• a solid understanding of H&S principles and a passion to develop in this area

• kept up to date with industry legislation and a member of IOSH would be an advantage

Job Details:

Company: Coop

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bristol, GB

Application Deadline: N/A

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