Health and Safety Specialist








Solihull, West Midlands

Ellie Beeson

01268 582900

Position Title: Health and Safety Specialist

Duration: Contract

Location: Solihull

Division: Manufacturing Engineering

Position Description:
• Site Safety Co-Ordinator This role sits in the Manufacturing Engineering function and includes the requirement to develop and deliver the zero harm ambition through deployed policies, processes and further requirements as appropriate within a construction / facility installation environment.
• This role will liaise with the Corporate Safety Function to support the project delivery requirements of Manufacturing Engineering
• Primarily implementing the Principal Contractor Role (CDM2015) for all major
• Construction / Installation Projects within the UK.
• Manage input into development of Zero Harm plans and the activities to identify and manage risk at locations the role is responsible for; this will include development and use of tools and focus on physical and behavioural aspects of risk management and control. Within the Manufacturing Engineering function, the role will support ensuring safety compliance and governance, using centrally developed and deployed tools, ensuring compliance with all aspects of the management system.
• They will provide direct support in various ways and mediums to location leadership teams, safety representatives and trade unions, for the delivery the Destination Zero ambition and the strategies and tools which will assist this journey.
• This will include attendance at appropriate meetings, development and delivery of reports and presentations, support in interpretation and assistance to ensure the right levels of competency for roles critical to safety.

Skills Required:
• Previous experience of working in similar role with a proven track record of delivery of successful Health and Safety.(General construction / Facilities Installation / Production Commissioning)
• Full understanding of the Principal Contractor duties as defined with the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015, with a strong emphasis on planning, coordination and cooperation & to drive world class safety performance within a project delivery environment.
• Review comment and approve submitted vendor RAMS for permit issue and associated process confirmation of both Vendors and the Company
• Responsible Engineers HASWA + HSG65 compliance & strategic overview.
• Understanding of key legislation as well as a strong understanding of industry specific strategic plans as outlined by enforcing authorities
• Proven track record within a construction / facility installation background Integrity in challenging Safety behaviours while balancing the business needs.
• Experience of stakeholder management and networking skills
• Proven strong communication and negotiation skills to work with customers at all levels
• Strong analytical skills to identify how one issue can impact on another and put in place the required interventions through support or from own knowledge base
• Lead the site Safety team on high profile projects of varying scales, Implement knowledge share across other sites. CMIOSH affiliated or Similar equivalent Hold or working towards: NEBOSH Certificate level Safety qualification or equivalent

Skills Preferred:
• Strong track record of successful stakeholder management within a construction / facility / Production systems installation environment, specifically the ability to confidently advise and influence senior stakeholders
• Experience of supporting and delivering world class safety performance within a vehicle manufacturing environment (or similar).
• Commercially astute with awareness of the impacts of decisions and the safety approach.
• Proven Project Management experience using Project Management techniques e.g. Project Planning, Risk Management etc.

Experience Required:
• An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment.
• An individual with the ability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with longer term planning
• An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs
• An individual who is able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style
• A good communicator who can articulate complex ideas
• A effective team player, actively leads, develops and supports team members
• An individual who enables speed in decision making through establishing alignment, clarity, appropriate resources and sense of urgency whilst bringing others along

Additional Information:
• Site Safety Co-Ordinator 50 hour standard week, no weekends but night and late shifts (paid at normal night shift rate)


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