+44 (0) 1580 891521

Location:         Staplehurst, Kent

Salary:             £40 - £45k per annum, DOE

Hours:             40hrs, Monday to Friday

Contract:        Full time, Permanent

Extras:             Generous staff benefits package

Our new factory unit is due to be completed early 2022 which means several new roles being available for the right applicants. Magnetic Shields Limited have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our Management team as Health & Safety (H&S) Manager 

We are leading specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke magnetically shielded rooms, and have an expanding customer base throughout the UK, Europe, USA and Asia. With a full manufacturing facility in Staplehurst, Kent fully equipped with the latest technology we are able to provide our customers with the highest level of service and quality. All of our manufacturing processes, including heat treatment, are integrated in our production plant 

Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will need to support and develop the H&S function in line with business objectives and be responsible for all areas of the organisation’s H&S, including, but not limited to, all safety initiatives and improvements, risk assessment creation & review, training of staff on H&S critical matters, ensuring H&S policies and procedures are adhered to & regularly updated. This role will have administrative support. 

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, structured, and adaptable in their approach as priorities can alter quickly. They will be an organised person with a commercial mindset and confident in managing H&S driven projects as a direct result of business growth. This role would suit an H&S Manager looking to take on a challenge in a new environment with an already established H&S system. Equally, this could suit an experienced H&S professional looking to take a step up into their first Managerial position. Please note this role may require occasional visits to customer locations

Key Tasks/Duties of this role:

  • Provide H&S direction to the management team and supporting management to improve the H&S performance and culture within the Company
  • Be responsible in ensuring H&S best practices, policies & procedures are adhered to, including review of regulatory legislation
  • Ensure all documentation is maintained to show compliance to H&S best practise
  • Chair H&S committee meetings and lead by example in all aspects of H&S
  • Liaise with external stakeholders on H&S matters where required: customers, enforcement bodies, insurance inspectors, etc.,
  • Ensure all staff receive sufficient H&S related training in order to carry out their function safely & effectively
  • Manage H&S budgets to ensure appropriate investment is carried out on H&S improvements 

Essential Skills:

  • Hold professional qualifications, ideally NEBOSH General Certificate or Diploma
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills to guide, support and motivate staff
  • A solid understanding of the key principals of H&S law
  • Proficient IT skills with strong knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project

Desirable Skills:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in an H&S professional role
  • Experience of working in an ISO9001 accredited Engineering company
  • Experience of working within ISO18001/45001 H&S management system
  • Experience of working within a manufacturing/engineering environment

Headcorn Road  |  Staplehurst  |  Tonbridge  |  Kent  |  TN12 0DS  |  UK

Tel : +44 (0) 1580 891521  Fax : +44 (0) 1580 893345

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