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Health and Safety Manager - Glasgow

Ref: 845 Date Posted: Thursday 08 Jun 2023

In this key role for Peak Scientific, you will be responsible for driving the Safety Culture; co-ordinating supporting and advising the business on all aspects with regards to HSE (health, safety and environmental) and the H&S (health and safety) management systems. You will be heavily involved in establishing, managing and monitoring standards, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with HSE within Peak Scientific, both locally and globally, are adhered to.

Your duties will include:

  • Ensuring a safe workplace environment without risk to health
  • Leading on HSE improvements and initiatives including the attainment of ISO45001 accreditation
  • Ensuring completion and regular review of risk assessments for all work equipment and operations
  • Ensuring that safety inspections are carried out and recorded
  • Establishing a full programme of documented HSE inspections, audits and checks and facilitating internal and external audits including ISO45001, PUWER, COSHH & NEBOSH
  • Establishing a suite of HSE training, liaising with external providers in the provision of training programmes and ensuring full and accurate training records are maintained across the company

The successful candidates will be NEBOSH qualified or ideally working towards accreditation. You’ll have proven experience in leading transformational change of HSE within a manufacturing organisation and where you’ve improved safety culture whilst implementing HSE improvements. The successful candidate will be confident, flexible and able to communicate effectively at all levels within the business.

You will also possess:

  • Ability to work in and adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Self-motivation with ability to work on own initiative
  • COSHH Trained Provision of advice to managers/supervisors
  • Experience of formulating, implementing and revising HSE policies and procedures to           ISO 45001/ISO9001
  • Member of institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) desirable
  • Strong, professional communication skills with an assertive but calm demeanour
  • Ability to interpret legislation, regulation and clauses of ISO standards and apply understanding to Peak processes

Our values at Peak are structured around our colleagues, our customers and our service, our priority is always on delivering successful outcomes for our customers. At the heart of Peak is a focus on ‘doing the right thing’, it’s an informal approach but one which is well-known and understood throughout our business.

Established over 20 years, Peak Scientific is a leading innovator in the design, manufacture and support of high-performance gas generators for analytical laboratories, with direct operations in every continent around the world. This success is a result of a continual focus on manufacturing cutting-edge products and in directly supporting customers across the world with industry-leading service and maintenance. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and over 600 staff globally, Peak is one of Scotland’s manufacturing success stories of the past decade. This is a rare opportunity to be a part of that, as we move into the next phase of growth, consolidation and global expansion with plans to establish new manufacturing and distribution capacity, both in the UK and internationally.

This role will be challenging and fast-paced, but rewarding and engaging.  On offer is a fantastic work environment, plus the chance to make a real contribution to the future growth and success of a global business.  If you like the sound of our brand and culture, please click APPLY!

Peak Scientific is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of their religion and beliefs, race, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability or any other protected classification.

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