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Health and Safety Officer - Glasgow

Engineering
Ref: 476 Date Posted: Friday 07 Feb 2020
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We have an exciting new opportunity for a Health and Safety Officer to join our team in Inchinnan.

This is a newly created role and will be a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Health and Safety Officer to develop and maintain a Health and Safety Management system, compliant to ISO45001/ISO9001 and to co-ordinate, support and advise the business on all aspects with regards to both management systems.

THE ROLE: Within this role the successful candidate will establish, manage and monitor standards, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with Health and Safety within Peak Scientific, both locally and globally, are adhered to.

As the Health and Safety Officer, reporting to the Engineering Director, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring a safe workplace environment without risk to health.

  • Ensuring that all Health & Safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations are compliant, regularly reviewed, updated and communicated.

  • Ensuring the Company meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to health, safety and welfare at work, including statutory training and reporting.

  • Ensuring the completion and regular review of risk assessments for all work equipment and operations.

  • Ensuring that all accidents are documented, investigated and recommended improvements are implemented.

  • Ensuring that safety inspections are carried out, fire drills and fire alarms are correctly reported, safety inspections, risk assessments and lone working procedures are managed, and employees are aware of their responsibilities.

  • Establishing a full programme of documented health & safety inspections, audits and checks.

  • Managing and chairing the Health & Safety Committee meetings, ensuring that all agreed action points are completed within deadlines.

  • Providing regular reports to the Human Resources Manager, Board of Directors/Senior Management Team on relevant health and safety activities.

THE CANDIDATE: You will be an experienced Health and Safety Officer with a professional approach and strong interpersonal skills. As well as being NEBOSH qualified or working towards a NEBOSH certificate accreditation, you will be COSHH Trained, have the ability to handle H&S investigations and be able to gather, analyse and report on key H&S data/statistics. You will also have experience in implementing ISO45001 or have a working knowledge of ISO45001. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work on their own initiative and be able to work in and adapt to a rapidly changing environment.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • 31 days annual leave (27 days annual leave + 4 fixed public holidays)

  • Holiday purchase scheme (up to an additional 5 days per annum)

  • Life assurance

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Money towards team building activities

  • Birthday gift of chocolates or wine

  • Use of Company National Trust passes

  • Subsidised canteen and free fresh fruit twice a week

THE COMPANY: Peak Scientific is a global leader in developing innovative gas generation solutions for analytical laboratories in a wide variety of industries including life sciences, biomedical, pharma, petrochemical and environmental.  With over 20 years of sustained growth, Peak has firmly established itself as a dominant player in a global market for laboratory gas generation worth over £250m in 2019, with a focus on manufacturing cutting-edge products and directly supporting customers across the world with industry-leading service and maintenance. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and over 500 staff globally, Peak is one of Scotland’s manufacturing success stories of the past decade.

There is a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to develop within a rapidly expanding technology manufacturing business, in a very energised and challenging environment. If you can see yourself in our global business, please click the Apply button.

 

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