Health and Safety Coordinator

 £30,000 – £35,000 depending on experience  + 33 days holiday

Full-time choice of 6-2pm or 8-4pm (we can be flexible for School pick up too, if 8.30 to 4.30 Preferred)

33 days holiday

An opportunity to join a well Established and growing Global Business to carve a career within Health and Safety. Ideally you will already have your NEBOSH National General Certificate, or working towards it.

With hands on experience within a medium to large heavy industrial/manufacturing environment, ideally with mechanical engineering experience giving you a good understanding and empathy for an engineering environment.

The role will focus around using your communication skills enabling you to positively interact with both the work force and management team to ensure that HS&E legislation and compliance is adhered to. Creating Risk Assessments, carrying out Minor Toolbox Talks as and when needed and conducting shop floor walks Hazard Spotting and day to day general H&S duties.

You would be reporting to the HS&E Manager, assisting them with all aspects of HS&E control in line with ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and HS&E legislation.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience within a H&S role and be able to take a hands-on approach to the position, with good communication skills and an attention to detail. You must be able to work well under pressure and keen to learn and take on more repsonsiblitly as the role develops and you with it. Previous experience in H&S is crucial however Knowledge of environmental controls would be advantageous but not essential.

A good communicator, undaunted by having difficult conversations with all levels of employees and be able to be assertive, practical and logical.

Main Duties include:

  • Ensure that the business complies with HS&E regulations.
  • To coordinate the delivery of risk assessments as required on tasks and equipment.
  • Review of current company documents such as risk assessments and HS&E procedures.
  • Conduct PUWER and COSHH assessments within the timescales set.
  • Auditing and inspections of department/area for health and safety compliance such as fork lift truck pre user check.
  • Compile and manage accident and hazard reporting databases, analysing the data to highlight areas for improvement, helping to drive action plans to completion.
  • Support the site team in accident investigation, gathering witness statements and evidence, actioning any non-compliance, providing information to put preventative measures in place.
  • Through staff engagement support the Site Leadership in driving an improved health & safety culture.
  • Assist the HS&E department in the control of the contractor management system.
  • Liaise with all departmental managers to ensure approved service providers/contractors meet compliance through review of RAMS.
  • Ensure all compliance checks are in place ensuring certificates and records are up to date.
  • PC literate in suite of Microsoft software.
  • Assist H&S storeman when needed.


  • Confidence

· Able to face difficult tasks head on

  • Flexible
  • Willing to adapt
  • Positive attitude


  • NEBOSH National General Certificate (or working towards)
  • Train the trainer (not essential)
  • Risk assessment training
  • External qualifications (such as scaffolding inspections)
  • Internal auditing ( preferably to ISO 45001 and ISO 14001)

For more information or a confidential discussion please forward your CV and we will arrange a call with you at a convenient time for you.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £30,000.00-£35,000.00 per year


  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Commutable to ST4 area of Stoke on Trent


  •  Health & Safety Role within Engineering or Manufacturing: 2 years (required)
  •  NEBOSH National General Certificate (or working towards): 1 year (required)
  •  Train the trainer (not essential): 1 year (preferred)
  •  Internal auditing ( preferably to ISO 45001 and ISO 14001): 1 year (preferred)
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